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Nursing Home Evictions

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Not all forms of elder abuse require physical violence or emotional trauma. For instance, many nursing home residents find themselves with nowhere to live after being evicted improperly or without just cause, a situation that also falls under the umbrella of nursing home abuse and neglect. Fortunately, those who find themselves in these circumstances… Read More »

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Irregularities in Nursing Homes Admission Procedures

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The admission processes at nursing homes often prove to be complicated. Unfortunately, this means that these processes tend to be rife with problems and abuse. Whether this takes the form of manipulating the family and friends of residents into taking financial responsibilities that they can’t shoulder, or forcing residents to sign arbitration forms, this… Read More »

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Wrongful Nursing Home Evictions

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Both state and federal law require nursing homes to comply with certain rules when it comes to admission, billing services, and even transfers and eviction. Failing to implement these rules can have devastating consequences for residents. Fortunately, when nursing home administrators and employees fail to abide by these rules, they can be held liable… Read More »

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Improper Hiring in Nursing Homes

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While employers should always take care to hire employees who have the necessary expertise and skills to fulfill their job responsibilities properly, doing so is especially important in some professions. It is critical, for instance, for nursing home administrators to hire employees who are trained to provide care to the elderly. In fact, the… Read More »

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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Damages

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While no amount of money can truly compensate someone for having to suffer abuse or neglect at the hands of a nursing home employee, recovering monetary compensation can go a long way towards helping victims of abuse obtain the medical care and support that they need. Unfortunately, seeking monetary damages in these types of… Read More »

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How Nursing Homes Cover Up Abuse

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

We place our trust in nursing home staff to care for our relatives and report any abuse as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, nursing homes don’t always respond appropriately to allegations of abuse and neglect and may even go out of their way to cover them up. When your loved one suffers abuse or neglect… Read More »

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Unnecessary Treatment in Nursing Homes

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Nursing home abuse doesn’t always take the form of physical violence. For instance, poor care in a nursing home can have just as many devastating consequences for the health of a resident as physical abuse. Unnecessary treatment in particular, has become especially common amongst unscrupulous nursing home administrators that are attempting to bill for… Read More »

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Federal Ban on Nursing Home Visits Lifted

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In March, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) imposed a ban on nursing home visits due to concerns about transmitting COVID-19 to residents and nursing home staff. However, late in September, the agency lifted the ban, although it also instituted a series of new safety precautions with which nursing homes across the… Read More »

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Nursing Home Liability for Wheelchair Injuries

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Many nursing home residents are elderly and suffering from serious medical conditions, both of which can make mobility difficult. For this reason, wheelchair use in nursing homes is relatively common, as it helps ensure that residents won’t be injured in falls and will also be mobile enough to visit common areas. While many nursing… Read More »

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The Unlawful Use of Restraints in Nursing Homes

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Oklahoma law prohibits the use of both physical and chemical restraints in nursing homes, whether utilized as a form of discipline or convenience for employees. In fact, restraints can only be used in a few specific circumstances, including during emergency situations or for treating medical conditions. Unfortunately, an alarming number of nursing homes violate… Read More »

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