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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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Physical and Chemical Restraints – Friend or Foe?

Physical and Chemical Restraints – Friend or Foe? Physical and Chemical Restraints Dangerous to Nursing Home Patients It is a common practice among nursing homes today to use restraints, both physical and chemical, to medically treat a patient.  Not all restraints are illegal, as there are proper as well as improper uses of restraints.  Restraints…

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Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals – Family Not Bound by Arbitration Clause

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals – Family Not Bound by Arbitration Clause The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a deceased Kentucky nursing home resident’s purported agreement to arbitrate against the facility does not block wrongful death claims brought on behalf of his estate. The Court rejected arguments by Richmond Health Facilities –…

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73 Year Old Nursing Home Resident Found in a Large Dumpster Behind Facility

73 Year Old Nursing Home Resident Found in a Large Dumpster Behind Facility 73 Year Old Nursing Home Resident Found in a Large Dumpster Behind Facility – Unbelievable. Another story of a nursing home resident found dead outside the facility before the nursing home ever reported the resident was missing. Last week in Detroit, construction…

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Nursing Home Neglect Cases

Nursing Home Neglect Cases The nursing home industry is big business and they’re putting profit over people. We’re seeing it in several forms. One is understaffing. They don’t have sufficient staff to give care to our loved ones. Or their staff don’t have the proper training or education to understand their medical conditions. But most…

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Nursing Homes Responsible For Dehydration

Nursing Homes Responsible For Dehydration – Dehydration in the elderly is a real problem in nursing homes.  Dehydration occurs when the resident loses more water than they take in.  Our bodies require a certain amount of fluid to function properly.  There are many preventable causes of dehydration, including medications that act as diuretics, nursing home’s…

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