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Five Mistakes To Avoid When Filing A Nursing Home Abuse Claim

By Kohn Law |

Lawsuits alleging nursing home abuse are not just about money. These cases expose the abusive and negligent situations occurring within nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Most of the time, the victim cannot speak for themselves. Therefore, it is up to their loved ones to seek justice on their behalf. When filing a nursing… Read More »

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NursingHome

Five Myths About Nursing Home Abuse

By Kohn Law |

Nursing home abuse is one of the worst fears for anyone that has to admit a loved one into these facilities. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse often goes unnoticed and therefore, unreported, simply because people do not understand this type of behavior. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, below are five… Read More »

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NursingHomeResidents

Why Are So Many Nursing Homes In Florida Understaffed?

By Kohn Law |

Nursing home abuse and neglect occurs for many different reasons, but the main reason is that nursing home facilities are notoriously understaffed. When nursing homes do not hire enough staff members to provide the highest quality of care to their residents, it is those residents that suffer. Nursing home residents often require help with… Read More »

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Long-Term-Care Facilities Are Using The Pandemic As A Shield, Even In Lawsuits Unrelated To Covid-19

By Kohn Law |

North Carolina’s broadly worded emergency liability exemptions are being tested in negligence lawsuits By  Christopher Rowland August 20, 2021 at 11:12 a.m. EDT Amanda Garrett recalls her first thought upon learning her father-in-law was violently attacked: “That doesn’t make any sense at all.” Garland Garrett Jr., 80, a former North Carolina state transportation secretary… Read More »

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HiddenCamera

Things To Know Before Installing A Granny Cam In A Nursing Home

By Kohn Law |

Hidden camera technology has come a long way in recent years. Today, it is fairly easy to install a hidden camera in a picture frame or even a potted plant. For those with a loved one in a nursing home, hidden cameras may sound like a good way to keep an eye on a… Read More »

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NursingH4

Three Ways Your Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect Case May Be Resolved

By Kohn Law |

Under the Florida Statutes, victims of nursing home abuse have the right to file a lawsuit against the facility or its staff members. Nursing home abuse is a violation of residents’ rights and so, individuals can file a lawsuit to recover damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. The law also allows… Read More »

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Common Injuries In Nursing Home Abuse Cases

By Kohn Law |

Nursing home abuse is more common than people think and when it happens, elders sustain very serious injuries. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, it is important to know what some of the most common injuries are so you can recognize them when they occur. This is the only way… Read More »

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NursingHomeNeglect

What To Do If You Witness Nursing Home Abuse

By Kohn Law |

Whether you witnessed nursing home abuse while visiting a loved one, or if you work in a nursing home and witness another staff member abusing a resident, you are likely unsure of what to do. Certain individuals, such as nursing home staff members and physicians that witness abuse, are required to report the abuse… Read More »

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NursingHomeRoom

How Long Will A Nursing Home Abuse Claim Take?

By Kohn Law |

If you or a loved one has been hurt due to nursing home abuse or neglect, you can file a claim to recover damages for medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. Many people are hesitant to file a nursing home abuse claim because they think it will drag on for several years. While… Read More »

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Vaccine

Florida Nursing Homes 2nd-Worst In Nation For Vaccinating Staff, Report Finds

By Kohn Law |

COVID-19 vaccination rates among Florida’s nursing home workers rank among the worst in the nation — above only Louisiana — while infections among residents remain about twice the national average, a report released Monday by the AARP finds. As the state’s overall coronavirus infections have begun rising at an alarming rate, less than 42% of… Read More »

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