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Physical Abuse is the Top-Reported Complaint Among Nursing Home Residents

By |2018-12-07T16:44:34+00:00December 6th, 2018|Abuse, Inadequate Staffing, Negligence, Nurse And Physician Negligence, Nursing Home Abuse: What You Should Look For, Nursing Home Injuries, Nursing Home Negligence, Nursing Home Wrongful Death, Physical Abuse, Physical And Chemical Restraints|

According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, physical abuse in nursing homes is the top-reported complaint of elder abuse, at 27.4%. Shockingly, over 50% of nursing home staff have confidentially admitted to abusing residents in their care.

Bumps, Bruises and Scrapes Could Be Warning Signs of Elder Abuse or Neglect

By |2018-12-07T16:44:56+00:00November 16th, 2018|Abuse, Falls, Negligence, Nurse And Physician Negligence, Nursing Home Abuse: What You Should Look For, Nursing Home Injuries, Nursing Home Negligence, Nursing Home Wrongful Death|

According to the CDC, about 1,800 nursing home residents die each year from falls, and about 10% to 20% of all nursing home falls cause serious injuries such as fractures.

Nursing Home Neglect — Evaluating the Pressure Sore Case

By |2018-02-13T16:43:29+00:00January 16th, 2015|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Negligence|

Written by Michael G. Glass Pressure ulcers are among the most common injuries suffered by nursing home residents.[i] They can be painful and debilitating, and are horrifying to the resident’s family and to jurors alike. Practitioners should have a basic understanding of the law protecting nursing home residents who develop bed sores and be able [...]

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