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Two Important Questions To Ask Before Deciding On A Nursing Home

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It is never easy to move a loved one into a nursing home and it is normal to fear nursing home abuse and neglect, which is unfortunately all too common. While you are visiting and researching nursing homes, you will have many questions and it is important to have these answered. However, there are… Read More »

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Understanding Chemical Restraints Used In Nursing Homes

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When people think of nursing home abuse, they often think of residents in these facilities being ignored, neglected, or even intentionally hit or kicked. Sadly, these types of abuse do happen all too often in nursing homes, but it takes other forms, as well. One of those occurs when nursing home staff members chemically… Read More »

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When Failure To Thrive Is Nursing Home Abuse

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Many people make the difficult decision to place their loved one in a nursing home only to find in the following weeks and months that their family member is “just not the same.” To some degree, this is quite normal. The increasing frailty that comes with old age, as well as the loss of… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect?

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Approximately five million Americans are the victims of elder abuse every year. While that number is shocking, it is even more startling to learn that number is likely even higher, as many cases of elder abuse and neglect are not reported. Sadly, much of this abuse takes place in nursing homes, as does neglect…. Read More »

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When Are You Able To Sue For Nursing Home Abuse?

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Nursing home abuse is never acceptable. Sadly, it happens all too often in Tampa, and throughout the rest of the country. If your loved one has been injured as a result of abuse, it is important to know you have legal options. Our Tampa nursing home abuse lawyer will review the facts of your… Read More »

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Who Is Most At Risk For Nursing Home Abuse?

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Sadly, any person that lives in a nursing home or assisted living facility may experience abuse and neglect. However, there are factors that place certain residents at higher risk for becoming the victim of abuse and neglect than others. It is crucial that anyone with a loved one in a nursing home recognizes these… Read More »

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How Much Is A Tampa Nursing Home Abuse Case Worth?

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Many people are hesitant to file a nursing home abuse claim, even after their loved one has suffered harm while in a facility. This is often because they simply do not think it is worth it, but that is not true. The value of nursing home abuse cases varies widely, but they have the… Read More »

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Signs Of Emotional Abuse In Nursing Homes

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Nursing home abuse can take many forms and it does not always leave physical marks. There is a discrepancy in power between nursing home staff members and the residents they care for, placing elders at risk for emotional abuse. Due to the fact that emotional abuse does not leave the same signs as physical… Read More »

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Nursing Home Chain Avoids Nearly All Of A Large Whistleblower Judgement In Bankruptcy Settlement – The Washington Post

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How one of the largest nursing home chains in Florida could avoid nearly all of $256 million fraud judgment Consulate Health Care bankruptcy would leave the Justice Department and a whistleblower with a $4.5 million settlement, according to court documents To read full article – Click Here

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Five Things Nursing Homes Cannot Do

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With the increase in nursing home abuse over the last several years, there has been much focus on the things nursing home facilities should do for their residents. However, just as there are things nursing homes should do, there are also a number of things they should not do and that are actually prohibited… Read More »

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