Category: Nursing Home Abuse

Recent Abuse Case in Chicago

Home health aides are tasked with caring for very vulnerable people – folks who typically suffer from cognitive impairments and have little to no short-term memory.  Technology is proving what we could only suspect in the past.  Now, with nanny cams, family members can monitor their loved one when they cannot be there. A recent

Nursing Home Abuse Goes Unreported

Nursing Home Abuse A recent probe conducted by the inspector general’s office of the federal Department of Health and Human Services revealed that one in every four cases of suspected physical or sexual abuse against nursing home residents went unreported to local law enforcement agents. Federal law requires that nursing home administrators, doctors, and nurses report suspected

Social Media Abuse in Nursing Homes

“Social media abuse” describes a disturbing trend in our society that has made its way into nursing homes. Some nursing home employees are taking inappropriate or demeaning photos and videos of their residents and posting them on social media pages like Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram. Although “nursing home abuse” is usually associated with physical abuse

Nursing Homes Lack Basic Emergency Preparation Plans

The tragic deaths of residents in a Florida nursing home after Hurricane Irma highlighted the difficulties of providing care for the elderly in the face of a natural disaster. However, an NPR examination of federal inspection records shows that many nursing homes lack even the most basic of emergency preparation plans. Violations but no Consequences

Attorney Mike Brusca: Speaking Engagements

Attorney Mike Brusca recently discussed “Dealing with Defense Strategies” during the American Association for Justice (AAJ) “In-Depth Look at Cost Reports” seminar on October 20. The AAJ provides trial attorneys with information, professional support, and a nationwide network that enables them to most effectively and expertly represent clients. On November 17, Mike will speak at the New

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