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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bedsores?

Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bedsores?

Moving an elderly loved one into a nursing home can be a difficult transition for the entire family. It’s not easy to trust someone else to care for...

How Common Are Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect? 

How Common Are Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect? 

When our loved ones enter a nursing home, we expect their caregivers to provide quality treatment and necessary services in a safe and comfortable env...

Elements to Prove in a Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect Claim

Elements to Prove in a Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect Claim

Every nursing home abuse claim is unique, but in all such cases, three elements must be proven in order to recover compensation: liability, causation,...

5 Signs of Financial Exploitation of a Nursing Home Resident

5 Signs of Financial Exploitation of a Nursing Home Resident

The elderly population tends to have far more assets and liquid finances than younger people simply because many have accrued decades’ worth of savi...

What to Bring to Your Consultation with a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

What to Bring to Your Consultation with a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

Your initial consultation with a nursing home abuse lawyer will serve several purposes. First, it will give you an opportunity to learn about the rele...

5 Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

5 Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

If you’ve recently discovered that a loved one was abused or neglected in a nursing home, it’s only natural to want justice. Whether or not the in...

4 Qualities to Consider When Hiring a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

4 Qualities to Consider When Hiring a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

It’s only natural to want justice after finding out that a loved one has been abused or neglected in a nursing home. One of the best ways to hold th...

What Is the Value of My Nursing Home Negligence Claim?

What Is the Value of My Nursing Home Negligence Claim?

If your loved one was abused or neglected in a nursing home, it’s only natural to feel some combination of anger, depression, and even guilt. While ...

4 Steps to Take After Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

4 Steps to Take After Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

If you’ve recently discovered that an elderly loved one has been abused or neglected in a nursing home, it’s only natural to want justice. It can ...

4 Reasons to Hire a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

4 Reasons to Hire a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

If you intend to bring a nursing home abuse or neglect claim, you may be wondering if hiring an attorney is worth the cost. Most lawyers who handle th...

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