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Unlicensed Owners Have a License To Kill Nursing Home Residents

Unlicensed Owners Have a License To Kill Nursing Home Residents Driving a car without a license in California can get you arrested and fined but running a nursing home without a license turns out to have surprisingly little impact on the for-profit chains flouting the law. Data from the California Department of Public Health show…

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Out To Lunch: Over Half of US Nursing Homes Are Overdue for Certification Inspections

Out To Lunch: Over Half of US Nursing Homes Are Overdue for Certification Inspections The Coronavirus epidemic has wrought a reckoning to thousands of US Nursing Homes exposed for their poor infection control protocols, inadequate staffing, and lack of personal protective equipment (PPE). At last count, more than 182,000 Coronavirus deaths and 1.4 million infections…

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Private Equity Owners and Nursing Homes From Hell

Private Equity Owners and Nursing Homes From Hell                 Long before the Coronavirus infected and killed more than 150,000 nursing home residents and staff, there was another invisible and silent killer at work systematically causing death and destruction, namely Private Equity owners. According to a study published by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago,…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Sacramento and Northern California

What is a Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuit? A nursing home wrongful death lawsuit is a case brought by someone who has lost a loved one (the victim) as a result of a wrongful deed or omission/failure to act of another. A survivor, or the authorized party on behalf of the deceased, can file suit…

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Brain Injuries from Automobile Accidents

Brain Injuries from Automobile Accidents Brain Injuries from Automobile Accidents – The brain is involved in everything we think, everything we do, and everything we feel.  It acts as an information highway, delivering messages from the brain to different parts of your body.  When someone experiences a brain injury, however, the brain functions are disrupted. …

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Motor Vehicle Accidents that Result in Spine Injuries

Motor Vehicle Accidents and their Resulting Spinal Cord Injuries Spinal cord injuries are one of the most serious and debilitating injuries a person can endure.  A spinal cord injury is any damage or trauma to the spine that results in either a temporary or permanent change in normal motor or sensory functioning.  They are generally…

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Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Accident You’ve just been involved in a motor vehicle accident.  What now? Knowing what to do after an auto accident is important, and can mean the difference between recovery and no recovery.  You will likely be “shaken up,” maybe even unable to think.  Here are some steps to Take…

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Hospital Errors

Hospital Errors The Dirty Little Secret Hospitals Don’t Want You to Know Experts estimate that 98,000 people die from preventable medical errors each year.  Also, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that an additional 99,000 patients a year die from hospital-acquired infections. More Americans die each month from preventable medical injuries than died…

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Insurance Warning

Insurance Warning Do You Know Your Rights? Insurance Warning – According to the California Highway Patrol’s 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, there were 188,551 collisions on state highways in 2007.  Of the 188,551 collisions, 184994 resulted in injury.  Following these collisions, most vehicle owners report the accident to their insurance company and have their…

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FDA Pulls Hydroxycut

FDA Pulls Hydroxycut Weight Loss Product Causes Liver Damage and Other Health Problems FDA Pulls Hydroxycut – On May 1, 2009, lovate Health Sciences, the Canadian based maker of Hydroxycut issued a recall due to the harmful side effects if its product.  The FDA reports that due to the use of Hydroxycut, there have been…

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