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Q: A Nurse is forbidding consentual intimate relations between 2 consenting adults, what do I do
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 5, 2020

It could depend on the policies of the facility. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: I noticed that my dad (in a nursing home) developed a bed sore. Is this a sure sign of neglect?
Michael Darren O'Quinn
Michael Darren O'Quinn answered on Feb 24, 2018

It depends on the Stage (1-4 with 4 being the worst), the location (pressure point), and whether he had a medical condition that prevented him from being turned or significantly impaired his circulation. Give me a call to discuss.

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Q: I just found out that my father suffered from bed sores before he passed away.

Can I still sue the nursing home he was in?

Michael Darren O'Quinn
Michael Darren O'Quinn answered on Dec 15, 2017

It depends on the statute of limitations in your jurisdiction. For example, in Arkansas a medical negligence/nursing home neglect lawsuits must generally be filed within a 2 year statute of limitations (running from date of negligence, i.e. acts and omissions that caused the bedsores, not date of... Read more »

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Q: Is it possible to investigate the cause of a fall at a nursing home to determine whether the staff was negligent?
Richard Lane Hughes
Richard Lane Hughes answered on May 30, 2017

Yes, that is certainly possible. I would need more information before I suggest what lengths to go to for an investigation. I will assume that you have some reason to believe that there are circumstances that may amount to either abuse or failure to take proper care. If you are the guardian of the... Read more »

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