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 »
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?
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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?
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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