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Category Archives: nursing home abuse

Nursing Homes: Telling the Good from the Bad

By Rafael Romero |

For those with loved ones in Florida nursing homes, it can be terrifying to hear the horror stories of abuse and neglect that sometimes occur in these long-term care facility. And it is not just the “bad” places; neglect happens in all sorts of facilities. According to research by the National Center on Elder… Read More »

Why Falls Happen in Nursing Homes

By Rafael Romero |

According to the most recent figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with nearly 1.4 million Americans over 65 living in nursing homes, upwards of 1,800 people die from falls while living in nursing homes every year. As such, falls are a serious problem. Personal injury attorneys handle many times of… Read More »

Florida Still Allows Nursing Homes to Operate Without Specifying Minimum Liability Insurance Coverage

By Rafael Romero |

According to several studies cited by the National Center for Elder Abuse, about 44 percent of nursing home residents report being abused at some point during their nursing home stays. Even more shocking, 95 percent said they had personally been neglected or seen another resident neglected. Moreover, in a 2008 government study, about 70… Read More »

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