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Can a Male Nurse Change a Female’s Diaper in a Nursing Home?

Nursing homes are intended to help elderly patients who need some level of medical care beyond the basics. This care sometimes involves urinary or fecal incontinence, in which case the patient may need assistance changing their diaper. Incontinence is undoubtedly an embarrassing issue to have for many people, especially if you are relying on another person to be responsible...

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in California?

Our elderly population is particularly vulnerable to harmful or abusive acts by others. While it’s unfathomable to imagine someone committing such reprehensible acts, unfortunately, it occurs more often than one would think.  If you suspect a loved one in a nursing home may be experiencing abuse or neglect, speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Knowing how quickly...

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What Is the Average Settlement for Nursing Home Abuse in California?

When you place your loved one in a nursing home facility, you expect caretakers to treat them adequately. Still, nursing home abuse is much more rampant than you might think. Contact our compassionate and knowledgeable lawyers today if your loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse. Our Silva Injury Law attorneys can discuss any questions about...

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Nursing Home Lawsuit in California?

Over the last several years, the news has delivered a constant barrage of stories about California nursing home abuse and neglect. If you’re reading this, chances are you or a loved one also suffered a nursing home injury. While it’s impossible to fully compensate victims for a nursing home’s unconscionable and negligent behavior, you can take action to put...

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How to File a Lawsuit Against a Nursing Home in California

Nursing home abuse can seriously upend a victim’s life. Numerous resources are available in California that will end the abuse and help victims recover damages. The first step is to report the abuse to the California Department of Aging or the California Department of Public Health. After this immediate step, filing a lawsuit against the nursing home facility might...

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Who Can File a Nursing Home Lawsuit in California?

Nursing home abuse can take on many forms. When a nursing home has been neglectful or abusive and you or a loved one suffered an injury as a result, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit and collect damages. If you are dealing with a potential case of nursing home abuse or nursing home neglect and want to...

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How Much Is a Bedsore Lawsuit Worth in California?

Bed sores, also called pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are a big problem in California nursing homes. Typically, they begin as blisters but can quickly spread into the underlying bone, nearby tissue, and surrounding areas. They occur from prolonged pressure, friction, or skin shearing and can have deadly consequences. If you or a loved one suffer from bedsores caused...

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What Are the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

If you suspect your family member or loved one is the victim of nursing home abuse, you need to speak with a California nursing home abuse attorney right away. Nursing home abuse is a serious problem across the country, with many cases of abuse never reported. In some instances, cases go unreported because the victim was afraid to speak...

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5 Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing homes are meant to be places dedicated to protecting and caring for those who may not be able to care for themselves. Unfortunately, however, nursing homes do not always exercise the level of care you would expect. In fact, nursing home abuse affects thousands of families in the United States each and every year. From physical abuse to...

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How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in California

Elder abuse is on the rise throughout California, which is terrifying for people who need to make the difficult decision to move a loved one to a nursing home facility. If you suspect your family member is a victim of nursing home abuse, you must take immediate action. Knowing how to report nursing home abuse in California is essential....

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