Nursing Home Lawsuits - Nursing Home Injury - Nursing Home Negligence
July 4, 2008 10:37
Nursing Home Lawsuits Vs. Arbitration More and more people are giving up their right to file nursing home lawsuits if their loved ones, placed in the care of nursing homes, are abused – physically, mentally, financially or even sexually. While some of these... (Read Article)
The Serious Nature of Nursing Home Abuse
March 31, 2008 15:52
About 30 years ago the classic Jack Klugman television series QUINCY featured an episode about nursing home abuse shocked many viewers. The reason for this is that most people could not believe that such abuses happen in the world. While it is true that most nursing homes run an excellent service there are those nursing homes and nursing home employees who can be abusive and negligent. If you have a relative who has been placed in a nursing home where they have suffered abuse it is critical to take legal action against them. After all, if the nursing home has been negligible then it should pay a price for its actions.
Nursing Home Abuse: Wrongful Death Lawsuits
January 22, 2008 10:49
Two nursing home abuse cases ending in death happened in California. (see: http://www.pr-usa.net /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=59675&Itemid=9). Two lawsuits were filed on January 16, 2008 against a local nursing home and an assisted living facility... (Read Article)
Black and White: Segregated Nursing Homes
September 26, 2007 07:55
USA Today reported on segregation. Now we are seeing it at Nursing Homes. Is a subtle form of bigotry at play, or is this outright racism.
So you yhink all nursing homes are like? Think again. Nursing home care with primarily white patients is bad but there seems to be greater prejudice in primarily black nursing homes. A new report in the September/October issue of Health Affairs reveal s a system of separate and unequal nursing-home care for black Americans, one that could expose frail seniors to substandard care.
Sixty percent of blacks in nursing homes ended up in just 10 percent of the nursing home facilities, mostly places with substandard care.
Segregation thrives in the nursing home industry.
Are all nursing homes bad? The future of nursing home abuse
September 26, 2007 07:52
The New York Times Recently Wrote about putting an elderly parent or grandparent into a nursing home. It is an emotional, gut-wrenching experience. Deep down inside you feel guilty but yet there are no alternatives. What happens when the nursing home that... (Read Article)
Rebecca Riddick, Daily Business Review, Law.com 3/20/07 Reports on End-Of-Life Care and Instructions
March 22, 2007 18:26
Fla. Nursing Home Faulted for Ignoring End-of-Life Wishes: "A West Palm Beach, Fla., nursing home was held liable by a Palm Beach Circuit Court jury on Friday for failing to ensure that a resident's end-of-life wishes as outlined in a living will were fulfilled by her caregivers. A nine-member jury awarded the estate of Madeline Neumann $150,000 for damages incurred when the 92-year-old was transported to a hospital and forcefully intubated against the will's directives. Neumann died in 1995, six days after she arrived at the hospital."