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Q: My mom is in a nursing home and my question is if there is a nurse working there that I would prefer not to care for mom

My mom is in a nursing home and my question is if there is a nurse working there that I would prefer not to care for mom do I have the right to refuse the care of a nurse for my mom in the nursing home? My mom always gets her medicine by 8:30 pm and this one nurse gives it to her between 930 and... Read more »

Michael Reilly
Michael Reilly answered on Jun 28, 2017

You need to address your concerns with the nursing supervisor and director of the home. However, if your mother is receiving her medicine as prescribed, it does not appear at this point there is a valid claim for abuse or negligence.

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Q: in a law suit if one passes away does their portion go to next of kin or split with the other parties

it is a law suit against a nursing home for fathers death. there are 6 sons if one passes away what happens

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jan 13, 2016

Sorry for your loss. It depends on the law of the state. Nursing home negligence lawsuits are complicated and should be handled by a lawyer familiar with these lawsuits.

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Q: I am the POA for my 84yr old mother. Due to my medicinal conditions, I had to put her in a personal care home.

Can I file charges on them for putting her on an narcotic when I said NO?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jul 14, 2015

Talk to a local elder law lawyer about your rights and options. If there was injury, talk to a local nursing home negligence lawyer. Be well.

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