Nursing Home Litigation

Identifying, Reporting, and Contesting Lawsuits for Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

Initially considered a social issue in society, elder abuse has now become both an important public health concern as well as a criminalized act in the US. The increasing elderly population is largely responsible for this transition. Laws have been created...

California Laws, Title 22 Licensing, and Elder Abuse

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a day to recognize the elders who raised us. When someone chooses to utilize the services of a California nursing home for their loved ones, they do so with the understanding that the professionals within that...

Issues that Contribute to Skilled Nursing Facility Abuse

The problem of skilled nursing facility abuse is a significant one, that has begun to place a significant stigma on nursing homes and care facilities intended to help individuals look after the elderly and fragile. Skilled nursing facilities are institutions...

Recognizing Evidence of Nursing Home Abuse

Most of us consider nursing homes and assisted living facilities as places of care and comfort for our loved ones who need the assistance of around-the-clock care in their lives. However, though these places were created as a place of refuge and protection...

Nursing Home Litigation and Abuse

Generally, assisted living facilities such as nursing homes and care centers are a place intended to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the vulnerable elderly population. However, despite the intention for these locations to be a place of refuge,...