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Coronavirus is Racing Through Maryland Nursing Homes

Old senior man from nursing home got corona virus.

The COVID-19 coronavirus has been found in more than 80 nursing homes in Maryland, the Baltimore Sun reported. One nursing home in Baltimore had 170 coronavirus cases among residents and staff, making it the biggest outbreak in Maryland and one of the...

Nursing Home Neglect Leads to Resident Death, $30 Million Judgment Awarded

Elderly woman in wheelchair

A Memphis nursing home was on the losing end of a $30 million judgment awarded by a Shelby County jury in a case involving the death of a resident due to substandard care. Out of the total award, punitive damages...

Sue a Nursing Home for Bedsores

Can I Sue a Nursing Home for Bedsores

Bedsores, also called pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, can be very painful and serious. Sadly, this type of injury is very common among elderly hospital patients and residents of nursing homes. Nearly one-fourth of nursing home residents develop bedsores at...

Use of Restraints on Residents in Nursing Homes


It is estimated that nearly 20% of nursing home patients given psychoactive drugs do not have a mental condition that warrants the treatment. These drugs are used as a restraint rather than a treatment. Since 1987, The Nursing Home Reform...

What Is Nursing Home Malpractice and How Do I Stop It?


Nursing home malpractice is comparable to any other type of malpractice: a negligent act or omission by a nursing home professional that causes injury to a nursing home resident. Because nursing homes are so expensive that most residents “spend down”...

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