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FREE CASE EVALUATION: TOLL FREE 1-866-447-0150 Kentucky Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit Our team of Kentucky nursing home abuse attorneys is here to try and help. In fact, A 2009 CBS report reveals the rising number of nursing home abuse violations across the nation. Statistics reveal that a number of nursing home residents are abused orContinue Reading »
216.515 Rights of residents — Duties of facilities — Actions. Every resident in a long-term-care facility shall have at least the following rights: (1) Before admission to a long-term-care facility, the resident and the responsible party or his responsible family member or his guardian shall be fully informed in writing, as evidenced by theContinue Reading »
As trial lawyers, we see the results of profits over people with every new client. Profit considerations by nursing homes lead to low staff ratios of registered nurses and CNAs which leads to fewer nurses and care givers for venerable patients. These policies lead to neglect which manifests itself in: FALLS; PRESSURE SORES; ASSAULTS; MALNOURISHMENT;Continue Reading »
The decision to move into a nursing home yourself or place a parent or disabled relative in such a care facility is never easy. Once that decision is made, however, you rightfully expect nursing home personnel to care for all residents according to reasonable standards. Sadly, applicable standards of care are violated every day in nursing homes across Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee, exposing the elderly and vulnerable to unnecessary pain and suffering, life-threatening illnesses and even early death. If you have reason to suspect nursing home neglect or abuse , we encourage you to contact our team of attorneys today.
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