• Failure To Diagnose Meningitis

    Failure To Diagnose Meningitis

    Every year, thousands of people develop meningitis, a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when there is inflammation of the membranes in the spine and brain. Meningitis can be caused by a variety of things, including infections and viruses; but an early diagnosis is the key to treating meningitis successfully. Time is of the essence with meningitis, so when a doctor fails to diagnose the condition, it could cost the patient his or her life.

  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

    The Spread of Arbitration Agreements

    When we entrust our loved ones to nursing homes, we expect them to be treated with dignity and respect. In reality, many nursing home residents suffer abuse and neglect. When this occurs, victims and their families have the right to seek compensation by filing a lawsuit. Unfortunately for nursing home residents, the spread of arbitration agreements could take this right away from them.

  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

    Why Does Nursing Home Abuse Go Unreported?

    Under both federal and state laws, severe cases of nursing home abuse must be reported to local law enforcement. Abusing a nursing home resident physically, financially, or sexually is a crime that is punishable by hefty fines and jail sentences. Reporting nursing home abuse to law enforcement is the only way to ensure these crimes are prosecuted. However, a new report shows many cases of serious nursing home abuse go unreported.

  • Hospital Negligence Lawyers

    What To Do If Hospital Staff Is Stealing Your Medication

    September 25, 2017 by James McHugh, Jr.| Hospital negligence

    Hospitals have no shortage of prescription medication. However, each medication is reserved for patients who have had it prescribed by their physician. So what should patients do when a hospital staff member is stealing their prescribed medication?

  • Wandering and Elopement Attorneys

    Why Aren’t More Nursing Homes Using Wander Management Systems?

    If there was an easy way to keep residents safe, wouldn’t nursing homes jump at the opportunity? Wandering and elopement is one of the most dangerous things that can happen to a nursing home resident. Residents that need regular care or suffer a fall can find themselves far away from help. To help prevent dangerous situations caused by wandering and elopement, nursing homes can use wander management systems, but many nursing homes choose not to.

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