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Dehydration Death From Nursing Homes

Nursing home residents often depend entirely on facility staff for their hydration needs. Studies show that dehydration is one of the top forms of nursing home neglect. Inadequate hydration can exacerbate existing medical concerns. Even on its own, dehydration can be fatal.  If your loved one died in a California nursing home because of dehydration, you may be eligible...

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How Often Should a Nursing Home Change a Patient’s Diaper?

It is not uncommon for nursing home residents to have incontinence concerns that may necessitate wearing a diaper. Unfortunately, one of the most common complaints with nursing home care is complications arising from the inadequate frequency of diaper changes.  If you suspect your loved one’s care has been neglected by nursing home staff, you may have legal grounds to...

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What to Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Neglect

Moving a family member to a nursing home is never an easy decision. You trust the facility and its staff to treat your loved one with the respect and care they deserve. However, some facilities betray that trust. When a nursing home’s level of care falls below accepted standards, its actions could amount to elder abuse or elder neglect....

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What Are the Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

Learning that your loved one might be a victim of nursing home neglect can be challenging. We understand that you may wonder what the signs are and what you can do. Our lawyers can assist you in filing a claim for nursing home neglect and can discuss your case with you. Consider reaching out today to our attorneys at...

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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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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Neglect in California?

As parents and grandparents age, many people make the heartbreaking decision to put a loved one in a nursing home. After all, an elderly family member can require a significant time commitment, not to mention the costs associated with their care. Nursing homes present an alternative to moving a loved one into your own home or hiring full-time help...

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

Pursuing a claim for nursing home neglect isn’t necessarily about the compensation for many victims’ families. Their primary aim is to hold nursing homes accountable for their actions and ensure staff members don’t hurt anyone else. Pursuing a claim for nursing home neglect in California is complicated. Understandably, you might be wondering, What is the average settlement for nursing...

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