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Nursing Home Settlements

Average Nursing Home Malpractice Settlements in Virginia

When a family entrusts a nursing home with the care of a loved one, they expect compassionate and competent service. Unfortunately, neglect and malpractice occur, leading families to seek justice and compensation through legal channels. Understandably, victims and families want…

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6 Reasons Why Assisted Living Negligence Goes Unreported

Negligence in nursing homes and assisted living facilities is a nationwide problem. Unfortunately, cases of elder abuse are reported far less often than they should be. According to the National Council on Aging, up to five million elderly are abused…

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What Is the Statute of Limitations on Nursing Home Malpractice in Virginia?

Navigating the complexities of elder abuse laws in Virginia, one frequently asked question arises: is there a statute of limitations on elder abuse? This question is crucial for families and individuals considering legal action against nursing home negligence. Yes, there…

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Five Things to Watch Out for When Choosing a Nursing Home

It's never easy to decide that your loved one must move into a nursing home, and choosing the right one is difficult. But whether you are evaluating a residential facility or visiting your loved one after admission, it's important to…

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Covid-19

How Staffing Shortages in Nursing Homes Can Lead to Neglect

Any nursing home requires qualified and experienced staff in order to provide treatment and care to its residents. When there's a shortage of nurses and other essential employees, the quality of care suffers. Unfortunately, industry-wide staffing shortages are depriving residents…

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Signs Of Restraint-Related Injuries In Nursing Homes

When you place your loved one in a nursing home, you have every right to expect that the nursing home’s staff will look after their well-being. Unfortunately, staffers do not always provide the level of care they are required to…

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Nursing Home Abuse

Why Is Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect So Hard to Detect?

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), anywhere between one in ten to one in three nursing home residents will suffer from abuse or neglect at the hands of nursing home staff and administrators. Many experts agree that the…

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Nursing Home Abuse

Five Signs that Suggest Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

Moving an elderly parent or vulnerable loved one into a nursing home is never easy. Virginia families put an enormous amount of trust into assisted living centers. Sadly, these facilities do not always live up to their legal and ethical…

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