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Five Common Nursing Home Abuse Myths, Busted

By Kohn Law |

Many people are not aware of just how common nursing home abuse is. Unfortunately, many residents are harmed by this type of neglect and abuse in Tampa, and throughout the country, every year. Even when people know that nursing home abuse does happen, they do not fully understand it. Below, our Tampa nursing home… Read More »

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SeniorFallInjury

Five Things To Mention To The Doctor After A Loved One Falls In A Nursing Home

By Kohn Law |

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 100 to 200 falling incidents are reported every year by average-sized nursing homes that have approximately 100 beds. Falls for the elderly are particularly devastating. Recovery takes much longer and in some cases, it can even take years. Other times tragically, seniors… Read More »

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Wandering

How Nursing Homes Should Prevent Elopement And Wandering

By Kohn Law |

Wandering and elopement incidents place nursing home residents at great risk of falls, serious injury, and even wrongful death. Some nursing home residents, such as those suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, are more at risk of wandering or elopement, as they do not have the capacity to understand the dangers of wandering. When nursing… Read More »

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NursingHomeCare

How To Keep Loved Ones Safe In Nursing Homes

By Kohn Law |

The majority of nursing homes throughout Tampa provide the quality care residents expect and deserve. Unfortunately, there are some that are not as vigilant and do not ensure the residents in their care do not suffer unnecessary harm. Residents do not always want to come forward when they are suffering from neglect or abuse…. Read More »

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NursingHomeFall

What Types Of Accidents Happen In Nursing Homes?

By Kohn Law |

People place their loved ones in nursing homes when elders can no longer care for themselves, or the family can no longer provide the proper support the elder needs. No one expects their family member to become injured while in a nursing home, but it happens all too often. There are many different types… Read More »

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NursingHomeResidents

Poor Hygiene Is A Common Sign Of Nursing Home Abuse

By Kohn Law |

When elders can no longer care for themselves, their loved ones often have to make the difficult decision to place them in a long-term care facility. The decision is a hard one but once it has been made, family members trust that the staff members in nursing homes will take proper care of their… Read More »

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NursingH3

Mistakes To Avoid When Filing A Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

By Kohn Law |

Filing a nursing home abuse lawsuit is about much more than just receiving monetary compensation for your loved one’s injuries. Lawsuits also expose the neglect and abuse of elders, and they hold nursing homes accountable for the actions of their administrators and staff members. In the majority of cases, nursing home residents cannot speak… Read More »

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NursingHome5

Six Warning Signs Your Loved One Is A Victim Of Nursing Home Abuse

By Kohn Law |

Sometimes, family members can no longer provide the regular care their elderly loved one needs and so, they must make the difficult choice to place them in a nursing home. There are many reasons making this decision is so hard for families to make but one of the biggest is that no one can… Read More »

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NursingHBed

Five Common Injuries Sustained In Nursing Homes

By Kohn Law |

Throughout Tampa, there are many nursing home facilities that take great pride in the fact that they provide the highest quality care to elders. Unfortunately, there are also many that do not provide the proper care residents need. In these cases, elders are at risk of suffering injury and serious harm. Below, our Tampa… Read More »

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Possible Outcomes In Nursing Home Abuse Cases

By Kohn Law |

Elderly individuals and their families turn to nursing homes when looking for a place of protection, care, and respite. Residents are most often older in age and many are struggling with an illness or disability and rely on nursing home staff members for help with meal preparation, washing clothes, and bathing. Sadly, neglect and… Read More »

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