Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

by Staff | November 13th, 2019

Does your loved one live in a nursing home? If so, you may be worried about their well-being, especially if they have serious disabilities or medical conditions that require frequent treatments and constant supervision. Unfortunately, receiving adequate care isn’t always a given, and some residents are outright abused or neglected by staff members at the…

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Nursing Home Abuse More Common Than You Think

by Staff | December 9th, 2015

When our elders are no longer able to care for themselves, we’re often faced with the difficult decision of moving them to a long-term care facility. We do this expecting them to receive quality treatment. However, nursing home abuse statistics show this may not be the case more often than you think. A new study indicates…

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Medics Uncover Growing Problem WIth Private Ambulances

by fst | June 15th, 2011

The voices of medics across the state of Indiana are being heard as they shed light on a secret practice. Nursing homes are calling private ambulance companies, sometimes miles away, instead of dialing 911 in life threatening situations.

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Lawsuit filed in Chicago nursing home abuse case

by fst | February 24th, 2009

February 24, 2009 The Chicago Tribune reports that the family of a nursing home resident who died last week filed an Illinois nursing home abuse lawsuit against the facility where she lived. The victim froze to death when she wandered outside into the courtyard of the nursing home. She was found in the courtyard after…

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Court reinstates suit for Fort Wayne wrongful death case

by fst | April 15th, 2008

April 15, 2008 An Indiana medical malpractice case that was originally dismissed by a trial court has now been turned into a Fort Wayne wrongful death case. According to The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, a Fort Wayne wrongful death case has been filed against a Fort Wayne nursing home for the neglect and death of a…

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