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Ellen Klepac

Study of Medicare Patients' Bedsores

A study of Medicare patient records found that patients who developed bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, while in the hospital had a higher mortality rate, were more likely to have an…

Miranda Miller

Are robots the answer to nursing home abuse and neglect?

People are fallible. And right now, one of those fallible people may be giving Grandma the wrong medication, turning a blind eye to her bedsore, or letting your senile grandfather amble around…

Joseph Mansour

Is grandma psychotic?

Does grandma hear voices? Does grandpa think the FBI is tracking him or that President Obama wants to kill him? If not, their nursing home probably shouldn’t be giving them…

Miranda Miller

Bedsores: bad for you and the economy

As you’ve no doubt read, nursing home negligence often leads to the development of bedsores. But did you know those bedsores, or pressure ulcers, not only cause pain but infection, blood…

Amber Scott

Nursing home patient dies of baseball-sized bedsore; family wins $3.2 million judgment

A Colorado jury just awarded an 88-year old man’s family $3.2 million, because nursing home staff at Pioneer Healthcare Center didn’t tell anyone about his baseball-sized bedsore…

Nick DiCello

Ohio Nursing Homes: Failing Grade?

Nursing homes are expected to provide their residents with quality care, yet many fall short of our expectations. According to a study conducted by USA Today, abuse and neglect are all too common…

William B. Eadie

The 7 Most Important Things To Do After a Nursing Home Injury or Fall

It’s inevitable: bad things happen. When they happen to a loved one in a nursing home or assisted care facility, you or your client may be left with a lot of questions. Was this…

William B. Eadie

8 Things You Must Do Before Choosing a Nursing Home

Deciding where you or your loved one will live is always an important decision, but even more so when entering a nursing home or assisted care facility. In working on cases involving nursing home…

Nick DiCello

Faced With More Claims, Long-term Care Insurers Deny Benefits

As Baby Boomers aged, there was a boom in the sale of long-term care insurance during the 1990’s. Now, however, an ever increasing portion of our population, which is living longer and longer,…

Nick DiCello

New Nursing Home Quality Rating – Get Informed

The U.S. government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently instituted a quality rating system for all nursing homes that are eligible to receive federal funds through Medicare or…