Everything listed under: nursing home abuse and neglect attorney

  • Patient Speaks Out About Nursing Home Abuse

    A nursing home patient is speaking out against abuse she and her roommate experienced. The nursing home employee was physically and verbally abusive throwing her in the bed and forcing the patient's roommate to do more than she could physically hande. "When she came over, she grabbed me by this arm and by my feet like you put a baby in the bed...threw me in there. Threw me in the bed," the patient said.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Allows Patient To Be Beaten By Roommate

    A nursing home patient was beaten right before his 84th birthday. His family was planning to spend the day celebrating with him. Instead, his roommate beat him leaving him injured and bruised.The patient's family was devastated saying, "It was very sad.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Under Investigation For Patient Deaths

    A nursing home is under investigation following two patient deaths. Staff are protesting the facility and it's current administration stating that the deaths are the results of new ownership. Staff say the new owners provide less training and support. The patient deaths involved a patient jumping out of a window and another patient beaten to death by a fellow patient.   Read More...

  • Facility For Elderly Allows Extreme Heat Conditions To Cause Harm To Residents

    Nine elderly patients were rescued from a group care home after temperatures rose to more than 100 degrees with a broken air conditioning unit. The facility did not evacuate the residents before harm was caused. Five residents had to be taken to the hospital due to the extreme heat conditions.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Dies After Fracture Suffered From Improper Transfer

    A nursing home has been accused of abuse after a patient's death. The patient died after suffering a hip fracture during a transfer and died a month later. The patient required 2 people to transfer her from her wheelchair to the bath tub.   Read More...

  • VA Facilities Show Increased Risk Of Neglect

    Recent reports made public show that VA facilities have lower ratings than privately owned nursing homes. Patients are more likely to suffer from bed sores and pain at. VA facility than a nursing home.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Alleges Sexual Assault By Nursing Home Employee

    A nursing home is under investigation after an incident was reported to the police and state health department. A nurse at the facility walked in to a patient crying in her room. The patient told the nurse she had been sexually assaulted.   Read More...

  • Three Nursing Home Employees Arrested For Death of Ignored Patient

    Two licensed nurse practitioners as well as a certified nurse assistant were arrested Friday following the 2014 death of an 89-year-old patient whose calls for help were ignored by the nursing home staff. The charges include felony murder, neglect to a disabled adult, neglect to an elder person or resident of long-term care facility, abuse, exploitation of a disabled or elder person, and concealing the death of another. For more, read the story.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Worker Charged With Sexually Assaulting Patient

    A male nursing home employee was charged with first-degree sodomy and second-degree elder abuse following an alleged incident where another employee walked in on the worker and a naked male patient at the nursing home.  The judge denied a lower bond request this week and also order Zachariah Reeves to submit a DNA test. For more, read the story.    Read More...

  • Medicating Nursing Home Patients To Keep Them In Bed

    A nursing home paid multiple hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle a lawsuit accusing it of medicating residents to keep them in bed so they were easier to manage.The lawsuit alleged that the nursing home prescribed a female patient heavy doses of anti-psychotic and anti-anxiety drugs leading to a deterioration in her overall condition. Facility staff allegedly told her nephew she was given the medications "to keep her in bed." According to the the U.S. Attorney's Office ...  Read More...