Nursing Home Abuse

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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

The elderly and those unable to care for themselves should be safe in nursing homes. Unfortunately, there are times when nursing home residents suffer from various types of abuse. Any abuse of these vulnerable populations is abhorrent, and victims may be able to recover compensation. Information from the National Council on Aging indicates that approximately… read more

COVID-19 and Nursing Home Negligence

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) states that there have been nearly 200,000 confirmed and more than 115,000 suspected COVID-19 cases in nursing homes throughout the United States as of mid-August 2020. CMS also says that there have been nearly 50,000 total nursing home deaths related to COVID-19. According to the Centers for… read more

Nursing Home Abuse Laws in California

If you have a family member or a friend in a nursing home, it is important to know that they are safe. However, The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that one out of every ten people over the age of 60 in this country will experience some form of elder abuse…. read more