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Understaffed Nursing Home Facilities

Understaffed Nursing Home Facilities Understaffed Nursing Home Facilities – Elders residing in nursing care and residential care facilities often do not receive the care you would expect.  Many residents are abused or neglected.  They contract illnesses, suffer from untreated wounds that become infections, and in severe cases, they may die. One of the main causes…

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Fines for Nursing Homes

Inadequate Care leading to Two Elderly Residents Dying In a Los Angeles Times article on June 11, 2009, it was reported that State officials recently fined two nursing homes in Orange County for providing inadequate care that led to the deaths of two residents. In late November 2008, an 82-year-old woman was admitted to the…

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New Cause of Action Against Nursing Homes

New Cause of Action Against Nursing Homes Civil Rights Violations in Nursing Homes are Now Recognized Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 According to a recent article posted on Law.com, the estate of Melvinteen Daniels brought a suit against the nursing home, The Kane Center in Allegheny County, Pa., for Mrs. Daniels’s fatal case of sepsis…

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Nursing Home Chain Understaffs Facilities

Nursing Home Chain Understaffs Facilities Nursing Home Chain Pays Big for Understaffing their Facilities What would motivate a jury to award $640 million in damages against one nursing home chain?  If the violation of law is so egregious, then the verdict serves as a reminder to all other nursing homes to abide by the law…

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