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Category Archives: Nursing Home Abuse


Family Sues Nursing Home After Resident Suffers Five Fall Accidents In Three Weeks

By Douglas & Douglas |

Many causes of death and serious injury in nursing homes are due to causes that rarely happen in the outside world, or at least rarely have such dire consequences.  For example, the majority of people who die from choking, skin infections, and falling on indoor walkways are elderly residents of nursing homes.  Part of… Read More »

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60 Percent of Florida’s Nursing Home Are Still Out of Compliance with Legal Requirements That Prevent Deaths

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Nearly one-quarter of Florida’s entire population is over the age of 60, and many of them are currently living in nursing home facilities. However, according to the latest reports, even though Florida law requires that nursing homes be prepared during the next Hurricane so that people are not injured and killed due to the… Read More »

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When It Comes to Nursing Home Abuse, State & Federal Governments Have Overlooked the Importance (And Lack) Of Social Workers

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As more and more nursing home abuse is covered in news headlines, a lot of the reports on the issues in these homes often focus on the facilities being short-staffed and/or not having enough nurses on staff. However, one recent article discusses how one of the most important oversights that contribute to problems in… Read More »

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