Keeping an Eye Out for Nursing Home Abuse

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is an incredibly difficult thing to do. But when it is no longer feasible for your aging parent or relative to continue living at home, there may be no other options. This decision is only made harder by the fact that, when you admit your elderly relative […]

Filing a Claim Against a Hospice

When doctors or hospitals make mistakes or are negligent, patients are able to file medical malpractice claims in order to obtain compensation for their injuries. But what if a hospice caregiver is negligent and causes injury? This question can sometimes cause confusion because hospice care is specifically meant for people who are terminally ill. This […]

Nursing Home Fire Safety

  When choosing a nursing home, or if you want to learn more about the quality of the nursing home where a loved one already resides, one of the basic steps is to check it out on Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare website. Unfortunately, at this time fire safety inspection data are not available. If you […]

Preventing Nursing Home Bed Sores in Nursing Home Residents

Choosing to place a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision. Making sure that your loved one is well taken care of is your highest priority and delegating that responsibility to others is hard. So, you choose the nursing home carefully and try to take into account all possibilities. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect […]

Signs Your Mother and/or Father are being Abused

Whether your elderly parent is being cared for at home, in another loved one’s home, or in a facility such as a nursing home or assisted living facility, you need to know how to recognize the signs of abuse. Elder abuse is a terrible crime and it can be perpetrated by spouses, children, and other […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation each year. However, there is no way to know how prevalent elder abuse really is because it usually goes unreported. The New York […]

Common Nursing Home Injury Claims

Nursing home injuries can be fatal. For those residents who survive, one of these injuries can begin an irreversible decline and significantly reduce the victim’s quality of life. Fortunately, an experienced nursing home injury attorney can help you determine if your loved one’s injuries were the inevitable result of aging or if they were caused by nursing […]