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Q: My Brother had a stroke on sept 3rd, and passed away on sept 26, i was told 2 weeks later he had covid. what can i do

I am his next of kin, we were allowed to say our goodbyes without this knowledge

Michael Brevda
Michael Brevda answered on Oct 23, 2020

You should obtain your brother's medical records, death certificate and consult with an elder abuse attorney in your state. Sorry for your loss.

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Q: My Brother had a stroke on sept 3rd, and passed away on sept 26, i was told 2 weeks later he had covid. what can i do

I am his next of kin, we were allowed to say our goodbyes without this knowledge

Michael Brevda
Michael Brevda answered on Oct 23, 2020

I am so sorry to hear that your brother passed due to potential nursing home negligence. You should consult with a local nursing home abuse attorney to investigate what happened. In nursing home infection cases, the liability usually arises out of a facility's failure to react to a symptomatic... Read more »

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Q: Are nursing homes required to have insurance?

I was recently in a medical malpractice suit against a nursing home on behalf of my husband who is now deceased. The suit ended unfavorable as the nursing facility responded to having no insurance and was threatening bankruptcy. Are nursing facilities required by law to have insurance?

Michael Brevda
Michael Brevda answered on Aug 25, 2020

Shockingly, many states allow nursing homes to go uninsured, or to be grossly underinsured. This is a major problem because nursing home companies will spring up and then go bankrupt like a corporate shell game. They do this in order to avoid judgments and creditors.

The best bet is to...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Nursing Home Abuse and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: I need a good lawyer in Dallas Tx. for alot of nursing home abuse/neglect including sexual crimes...
Deandra M Grant
Deandra M Grant answered on Mar 26, 2020

Are you trying to file criminal charges? File a civil lawsuit? Your question is not clear.

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1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law and Nursing Home Abuse for Texas on
Q: alzheimers patient released (kicked out) to a group home. 30day eviction on Nov4 moved him on Nov7 without medication,

Jody also has Paranoid Schizophrenia and is becoming increasingly Psychosis. The group home he was placed in apologized to me for accepting Jody and admitted they were ill equipped to help him! I spoke with adult protective services and the hospital corporate complaint number and the person kept... Read more »

Terry Lynn Garrett
Terry Lynn Garrett answered on Dec 24, 2019

You may have been misinformed. A patient may be discharged as soon as practicable if he is a danger to himself or others. However, from your description it would appear that a discharge to a nursing home would have been more appropriate...if Jody were eligible for and receiving Medicaid. People... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: My father died in the nursing home in Iowa due to my uncle's negligence
Terry Lynn Garrett
Terry Lynn Garrett answered on Dec 19, 2018

You would need to contact an Iowa attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Nursing Home Abuse and Medical Malpractice for Texas on
Q: Do I have a case of neglect?

My husband is in a nursing home and he developed a sore. I went to the nursing home on a Monday and they told me he had a wound the size of a pea, when I went back the following Monday it was infected and there was bone exposure. He has been from facility to facility having surgeries after... Read more »

Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman answered on Feb 19, 2018

This sounds very much like a nursing abuse or negligence case. You should consult with an attorney in your area who specializes in nursing home abuse cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Nursing Home Abuse and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: I received a monetary settlement from a wrongful death case against a nursing home (my mother death). Is this taxable

The amount was approx $300,k divided between 5 siblings. The case was filed in

New Mexico.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 11, 2018

Your post says Texas. You first need to contact the attorney, find out the breakdown between wrongful death and survivorship. Find out if the Az tax people agreed to the split. Contact a CPA in your state.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Nursing Home Abuse for Texas on
Q: my mother had alzheimers she was put into homewood residence in corpus christi texas within 24 hrs of being placed

in there facility she fell twice was taken to e.r. recieved 9 sitches in face big bump on head 2 black eyes bruises on elbows knees an hip an recieved neck injuries compared to whip lash. Can anything be done?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 30, 2016

As to the immediate needs most states or counties have an Office of Aging or office that handles issues that happen to seniors like nursing home care.They can best advise you on getting her transferred. Unfortunately finding a place may not be easy. As far as the potential for bad care, you need to... Read more »

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