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Common Types of Nurse Negligence in Nursing Homes

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Under Florida law, nursing homes are required to have a minimum number of certified nurses and nursing assistants. Facilities are required to have licensed nurses on staff that can provide a minimum of one hour of direct care per resident every day. Facilities must also ensure there is a minimum certified nursing assistant staffing… Read More »

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Do You Have a Valid Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit?

By Kohn Law |

If your loved one has been hurt while living in a nursing home facility, there is serious cause for concern. After speaking to the staff member about your loved one’s injuries, you may wonder if you can file a claim against the facility. This may be particularly true if staff members were evasive about… Read More »

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FAQs About Nursing Home Abuse

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If you have made the difficult decision to admit your loved one into a nursing home, you likely have many concerns. You may worry whether they will be lonely, how often you will be able to visit, and whether they will receive the quality care you know they deserve. Nursing home abuse is so… Read More »

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Mistakes to Avoid in Your Nursing Home Abuse Claim

By Kohn Law |

When you place your family member in a nursing home, you expect that they will be well taken care of. You expect them to be treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Sadly, this does not always happen. Staff members in these facilities sometimes abuse or neglect the residents in their care. When… Read More »

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Four Common Myths About Nursing Home Abuse

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Anyone who admits a loved one into a nursing home is always concerned about the threat of abuse and neglect. Due to the fact that neglect and abuse are so rampant in nursing homes, it is completely natural to be concerned. Unfortunately, there are many myths and misconceptions about nursing home abuse in Tampa,… Read More »

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How Long Does a Nursing Home Abuse Claim Take?

By Kohn Law |

It is a very sad but true fact that nursing home neglect and abuse is very common in Tampa, and throughout Florida. If your loved one has been hurt while in a long-term care facility, you may be able to file a claim for compensation. Unfortunately, while legal action can help you recover your… Read More »

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Why is Nursing Home Abuse Becoming So Prevalent?

By Kohn Law |

Each year, the number of nursing home abuse stories only continues to grow. Sadly, most people have a parent or grandparent who could be vulnerable to this type of abuse as they get older and need assistance from these facilities. The current statistics show that nursing home abuse is a growing problem. Approximately ten… Read More »

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Checking Previous Violations Can Prevent Nursing Home Abuse

By Kohn Law |

If your loved one requires nursing home care, you know how important it is to research any facility you are considering. You need to ensure that your family member will receive the proper care they need, and that they will never become the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect. While there are many… Read More »

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NursingHomeSenior

Who is Liable for Self-Neglect in Nursing Homes?

By Kohn Law |

It is understandable that older adults who live alone may become a victim of self-neglect. When elderly individuals do not have family members, friends, or others around them who can assist them regularly, it is possible that they will become malnourished, fail to take their medications, or ignore an illness or injury. However, seniors… Read More »

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Cases of Deadly Fungus in Nursing Homes

By Kohn Law |

In the spring of this year, it was announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that infections of the deadly fungus, Candida auris (C. auris) continued to increase in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Nursing homes in Tampa and throughout the country are still feeling the effects of the… Read More »

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