Colorado Nursing Home Ordered to Pay $3.3 M in Negligence Lawsuit

Nursing Home-HallwayDenver, CO- A Colorado jury awarded an 82 year-old man and his family $3.3 million dollars after they found a Pueblo-based guilty of nursing home negligence. The lawsuit which was filed in 2013 alleged that due to regular…

Dementia Patients in Arizona Nursing Homes More Susceptible to Abuse

Phoenix, AZ- According to the Alzheimer’s Society of America there are approximately 5.3 million people suffering from dementia in the U.S. That figure is expected to increase to rise to 7.7 million by 2030. Caring for a person suffering from…

Family Awarded $13.2 Million in Nursing Home Negligence Suit

Des Moines, IA- A New Jersey jury awarded the family of woman who died as a result of nursing home neglect $13.2 million, but the company that owns Harborview View Healthcare Center vows to appeal the decision calling it a “gross, erroneous…

Maryland Nursing Home Plagued with Deficiencies

Baltimore, MD- The worst fear of any elderly person and their families is that as a vulnerable adult they will face abuse or neglect at the hands of the caregivers. Elder abuse can happen in any setting at the hands of a stranger, a friend or…

Caregiver Accused of Leaving Elderly Charge on Floor for Weeks

Florence, AL- While elder abuse and neglect is a serious problem in nursing homes; many unspeakable acts of cruelty are perpetrated on seniors living outside of a long-term care facility. In fact, close to 90 percent of elder abuse occurs in…

Family Alleges Abuse at Cincinnati Nursing Home

Cincinnati, OH- The elderly can be unsteady on their feet and many times have to be put in nursing homes because they are prone to falls. But sometimes, this unsteadiness and a subsequent fall can be used to cover up abuse and neglect in a nursing…

Kansas Nursing Home Fined for Pattern of Abuse and Neglect

Andover, KS- An Andover nursing home has been fined over $155,000 after an impromptu visit from regulators uncovered numerous violations including neglect and abuse of residents. After interviewing 27 residents at the Victoria Falls Assisted…

Nursing Aide Facing Charges after Abusing and Bloodying Grandmother

New York, NY- A nurse for a Bronx nursing home is facing serious charges after surveillance video caught her slamming an elderly dementia patient into a door and causing lacerations to her face which required staples. According to the New York…

Illinois Nursing Home Group Pushes for Resident Bill of Rights

Chicago, IL- Illinois lawmakers and the Health Care Council of Illinois throwing their support behind legislation that would give nursing home residents more control over the care they receive in state nursing homes. The Illinois Nursing Home…

What Are a Colorado Nursing Home Resident’s Rights?

Denver, CO- On any given day, a simple internet search will yield horrific story after horrific story of nursing home abuse and neglect. According to the National Council on Elder Abuse, at least one in three long-term care facilities nationwide…