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Nursing Home Negligence

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Suing A Nursing Home for Sepsis

When we trust a nursing home to care for our elderly loved ones, we expect the facility to treat them with respect and dignity. We certainly do not expect the nursing home to neglect their needs. Unfortunately, many facilities fail to properly care for their residents, leading to life-threatening medical emergencies like sepsis. Sepsis occurs

Signs of Nursing Home Trust Fund Abuse

Elder abuse is unfortunately prevalent among senior citizens in the United States. This mistreatment can involve physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, as well as abandonment and neglect. However, one of the most common forms of elder abuse involves finances. Many elderly people living in long-term care facilities experience nursing home trust fund abuse, which occurs

How to Choose the Right Nursing Home for a Loved One

For many families, nursing homes offer the optimal care and amenities to care for elderly loved ones or relatives with special needs. However, it can be difficult to choose the right facility, especially when nursing home abuse is so rampant in the United States. If you are searching for the right nursing home for a

Warning Signs of Elder Abuse and Neglect During COVID-19

Elder abuse occurs when an older person experiences physical, emotional, financial, or sexual harm at the hands of another person. Senior citizens may also experience abandonment and neglect, often from the people that they trust to care for them. Limited physical contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for family members to

Life Care Center of Kirkland Fined for Negligence in Handling Coronavirus Outbreak

On April 1, Life Care Center of Kirkland was fined more than $600,000 for their comprehensive failure to prepare, act, and respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The long-term care facility is widely considered the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington – in fact, the first confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States