Lawsuit Alleges Elder Abuse and Neglect in California Hospital

Lodi, CA- Many cases of elder abuse and neglect occur in the home and at nursing homes, but there are occasions when neglect occurs in hospitals.  When it does it can have devastating or deadly consequences for an elderly person. The family…

Getting Justice for Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA- Families take great care when choosing a nursing home for their elderly loved ones with the hope that they will be protected from abuse and neglect. Sadly, such dedicated research is not always a guarantee their loved one won’t…

Nursing Home Abuse Often Perpetrated by Residents New Study Finds

Lake County, IL- We’ve all heard the horror stories of nursing home staff neglecting or abusing residents, but a new study from Cornell University found that resident-on-resident abuse is more common than previously thought. Researchers at…

Nursing Home Employees Charged With Assaulting Elderly Patient

Winter Haven, FL- A hidden camera caught two employees of a Winter Haven nursing home abusing a 76 year-old Alzheimer’s patient and now they are both facing criminal charges. On October 31st, Winter Haven police charged two employees of Palm…

Nursing Home Employee Caught on Camera Sexually Abusing Resident

Auburn, WA- The owner of a Washington state nursing home has been placed under arrest and his home has been shut down after he was caught on a hidden camera sexually assaulting a resident suffering from dementia. The family of the victim, an…

Staffing Levels in Nursing Homes Lower Than Reported

Birmingham, AL- Nursing homes are there to care for those who are incapable of caring for themselves. A key component of providing nursing home residents with the quality of care they need and deserve is maintaining proper staffing levels. Most…

Nursing Home Resident’s Chest Wound Invaded by Maggots

Lake County, IL- Neglect can be fairly common in nursing homes, and we run across some appalling examples of elder abuse. In a recent and particularly unsettling incident, an elderly man living in a Maine nursing home was found with maggots…

Pennsylvania Man Accused of Assaulting 102 Year-old Nursing Home Resident

Philadelphia, PA- Most of us would never think of harming an elderly person, but unfortunately there are scores of people in this world who wouldn’t think twice about it. Such is the case of a Pennsylvania man who is facing assault charges…

Los Angeles Nursing Home Cited for Resident’s Death

Los Angeles, CA- A North Hollywood nursing home was fined and cited by the California Department of Public Health after an employee’s mistake led to the death of a resident. According to the Los Angeles Times, the DPH fined Windsor Gardens…

Pennsylvania Judge Rules against Nursing Home in Arbitration Agreement Dispute

Philadelphia, PA- When a person enters themselves or a loved one into a nursing home, among the many documents they must sign is an arbitration agreement. These agreements are consider standard and people are more than willing to sign without…