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Category: Nursing Home Neglect

Can I Sue a Nursing Home for Coronavirus-Related Damages?

Just because the elderly are among the most vulnerable to COVID-19 doesn’t mean all nursing home residents will inevitably contract the virus. Facilities that follow all recommended guidelines for containing existing cases and preventing new ones can protect their residents and staff amid the outbreak. But what if your loved one’s nursing home waited too […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney?

Taking legal action against a major medical facility can be intimidating. But if your family member has been abused or neglected in a nursing home, bringing a claim against the liable facility may yield the compensation needed to pay for the associated medical bills as well as non-economic damages like pain and suffering. It’s natural […]

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Nursing Home Fall Lawsuits: Who May Be Liable?

Falls are the leading cause of serious injury among senior citizens. While it’s natural for balance, strength, and coordination to decline with age, there are many circumstances when a fall accident is caused by the negligence of a caregiver or another party. Nursing homes have a duty to take reasonable measures to prevent residents from […]

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How Much Is My Nursing Home Abuse Claim Worth?

Nursing home abuse can have devastating consequences with lasting repercussions for both the victim and his or her loved ones. When residents receive substandard care—or suffer downright abuse—it takes a physical, emotional, and financial toll. In addition to the victim’s physical pain and emotional distress, those closest to him or her will undoubtedly experience their […]

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Role of Expert Witnesses & Fact Witnesses in Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Moving an elderly loved one into a nursing home is difficult for all parties involved. Many family members find the only way to cope with the transition is by reminding themselves that their relative will receive far better care at the facility than at home. This, however, isn’t always the case; nursing home abuse and […]

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3 FAQs About Nursing Home Hip and Femur Fracture Lawsuits

Because strength, flexibility, and mobility decline with age, falls are relatively common in nursing homes. But some of the most serious fall injuries can be avoided if nursing home staff provide adequate care. According to Reuters, nearly 10 percent of hip fractures in the United States occur among nursing home residents, the vast majority of […]

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