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Personal Injury and Nursing Home Abuse Articles

Friday, September 6, 2019

Nursery Home Chain Closes Elderly Evicted

Joseph Schwartz’s, Skyline nursing homes closing in 30 days in Massachusetts all elderly and disabled residents must be relocated within 30 days.  Angry family members were never noticed. At its peak, Skyline Healthcare owned or ran more than 100 facilities in 11 states, overseeing the care of more than 7,000 elderly Americans. But during the past […]

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Over Medication in Nursing Homes

Every nursing home resident has the right to be free from unnecessary drugs. A drug may become unnecessary when it is used in an excessive dose and/or duration, without adequate monitoring and/or indications, or in the presence of adverse consequences. For more information, please see LTCCC’s Dementia Care & Psychotropic Drugs fact sheet.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Surgery Centers Not Reporting Deadly Complications

Medicare data shows that the most common type of surgery performed by an ASC is ophthalmology, specifically cataract surgery. [Click chart] The rising cost of health care in America is a big concern. Small, relatively routine surgeries that are performed in a hospital can greatly increase those costs. Thus, many patients are directed toward ambulatory […]

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Please Tell Congress to End Forced Arbitration – Support the FAIR Act!

The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act seeks to end the practice of forcing consumers, employees, and patients into a secretive, rigged arbitration system, which denies citizens of their constitutional rights and prevents them from holding corporate bad actors accountable. Forced arbitration is hidden in the fine print of everything from nursing home admissions forms and […]

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Daycare Inside a Nursing Home

Sometimes the most brilliant ideas are so obvious in retrospect.

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