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Causes of action against Louisiana nursing homes and similar facilities

Baton Rouge, LA - Nursing homes can potentially be sued for a number of reasons related to neglect and mistreatment. Many of these problems are due to understaffing, lack of training, and a simple lack of resources. Despite widespread awareness…
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Iowa nursing homes continue to experience new coronavirus cases

Nursing homes throughout the state of Iowa were dealing with steady numbers of coronavirus infections, even after the facilities had been closed to visitors for over six months. Administrators at the facilities and in the state’s department…
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Louisiana nursing homes can allow visitors with new rapid coronavirus testing technology

Nursing homes in Louisiana were given the technology to complete rapid coronavirus tests for residents and staff. However, critics were concerned that the technology came too late, as many serious infections and deaths had already occurred in…
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South Florida nursing home gains national attention as one of the most deadly during the pandemic

Local news for South Florida reported on a nursing home in Miami Springs that became one of the deadliest in the country.  Miami Springs nursing home experiences devastating coronavirus outbreak The facility, called Fair Havens Center,…
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Louisiana nursing home residents could die after a power failure

All over the country, those who are housed in nursing homes are always at risk of dying or becoming very ill because the facility does not take proper precautions to help individuals who are most at risk.  Nursing homes can have issues with…
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Louisiana’s elderly population is at risk during the pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continued to devastate nursing home populations in Louisiana and throughout the country, there was a growing amount of commentary related to how the problem should be addressed and a sense of urgency that the time…
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Louisiana nursing home residents face the prospect of dangerous amounts of isolation as coronavirus shutdowns are renewed

Nursing home residents are in more trouble in Louisiana as the state paused its reopening due to new coronavirus cases that have surged around the nation. The delayed openings mean that residents in nursing homes will spend even more time in…
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Louisiana nursing homes are being watched more carefully as momentum for reform grows

Louisiana has had a number of issues with loose nursing home regulations over the years. Unfortunately, little has changed politically and many people in these facilities are still suffering due to poor quality care.  Local news for New…