Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits Just Keep On Coming

Study finds Pennsylvania nursing homes deficient

http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/study-finds-pennsylvania-nursing-homes-deficientThe department has a seven-year retention schedule, but had retained administrative orders dating to 1997 at the request of the state attorney general’s office because of a lawsuit against Golden LivingCenters, which operates 36 nursing homes across …

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Delco nursing home sued after man catches fire while smoking and dies

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/real-time/Delco-nursing-home-sued-after-man-catches-fire-and-dies.htmlThe wife of a Delaware County man has sued the county-run nursing home alleging the facility did not provide a safe environment after her husband was engulfed in flames while smoking unsupervised and later died from his injuries.

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Eugene nursing home sued in death of couple, ages 92 and 91

A Eugene nursing home and its physical therapy and hospice providers have been hit with a nearly $2.7 million lawsuit filed by a Southern Oregon woman who blames them for the deaths of her mother and stepfather.

Dyann L. Wilson of Cave Junction …

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Lawsuit threatened in Saratoga Springs Legionnaire’s outbreak

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Lawsuit-threatened-in-Saratoga-Springs-10627776.phpThe Wesley Community, which includes the nursing home, said in a statement that it has been “transparent and diligent” in informing residents, family members, staff and volunteers about the potential presence of Legionella bacteria since the first …

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Augusta nursing home settles lawsuit filed on behalf of resident

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2016-11-16/augusta-nursing-home-settles-lawsuit-filed-behalf-residentA lawsuit filed on behalf of a former resident of a Pruitthealth nursing home in Augusta has been settled out of court.

The Richmond County Superior Court lawsuit filed by guardian Ruby Lee Colbert on behalf of Eddie Jackson was settled on Nov. 7. The …

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Heritage nursing homes lawsuit says state of IL not processing patients’ Medicaid apps, paying claims

http://cookcountyrecord.com/stories/511045074-heritage-nursing-homes-lawsuit-says-state-of-il-not-processing-patients-medicaid-apps-paying-claimsA group of Illinois nursing homes has asked a federal judge to order the Illinois state government to pay them for services rendered to patients receiving assistance under Medicaid, saying the state has failed to live up to its obligations under …

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Chicago nursing home fined after residents overdose on heroin

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-continental-nursing-met-20161113-story.htmlState and federal health officials are seeking penalties totaling more than $100,000 from a North Side nursing home after five residents overdosed on heroin inside the facility in February, the Tribune has learned.

The residents of Continental Nursing …

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When Should You Consider Suing a Nursing Home?

http://myvalleynews.com/health/consider-suing-nursing-home-2/There are circumstances where a nursing home should be sued for a resident or patient injury.

Although no one really wants to sue a nursing home, convalescent home, rest home, assisted care facility or elder care facility because it is a place of good …

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Florida Supreme Court ruling could affect nursing home contracts

http://flarecord.com/stories/511041243-florida-supreme-court-ruling-could-affect-nursing-home-contractsTALLAHASSEE — A recent Florida Supreme Court ruling addressing the issue of whether nursing homes can enforce arbitration contracts when residents try to sue has surfaced.

The court ruled in September that a case involving a lawsuit for injuries …

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