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  • Brain injuries caused by hospital

    Brain Injuries Caused by Hospitals and How to Spot Them

    February 21, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Brain Injuries

    We often think of brain injuries occurring after car accidents or other traumatic incidents, but brain injuries can happen in the places we trust the most – hospitals. Because they can be life-threatening, it’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms so they can be treated as soon as possible. The brain is particularly…

  • Dementia Patient Abuse

    Dementia Patient Abuse in Long-Term Care Facilities

    February 7, 2022 by James McHugh, Jr.| Elder abuse

    Nursing home abuse is sadly all too common. It can be particularly harmful to patients suffering from cognitive deficits and declines, such as those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, among other related conditions. If your loved one is living in a nursing home or other long term care facility, and you notice a change in their…

  • Medical Malpractice in Urgent Care Centers and Emergency Clinics

    Medical Malpractice in Urgent Care Centers and Emergency Clinics

    The increase in freestanding emergency rooms has had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans. Between 2008 and 2016, the number of freestanding emergency rooms grew from 222 to 566 across 32 states. With freestanding emergency rooms, medical care is closer in proximity to more patients than ever before. In…

  • Nursing Home Medication Error

    Nursing Home Medication Errors

    A nursing home can administer hundreds or even thousands of pills and other types of medication in a single day. Many nursing home residents require regular medications to keep them healthy. This means nursing home staff must keep up with scores of medications and dosages and there is no room for error. Unfortunately, an increasing…

  • Medical Staff steals patient medication

    When Medical Staff Steals Patient Medication

    Patients in hospitals, nursing home residents, those being treated for addiction, and long-term care facility residents, among others, are all put in situations with medical providers and care facilities where they are vulnerable and must trust those in charge of their care to do their jobs and keep them safe. Unfortunately, being a medical professional…