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November 2013

Nursing Home Cases Involving Pressure Sores

By | November 19th, 2013|Nursing Home|

Nursing home cases typically involve abuse or neglect.  Abuse cases involve injurious harm to long-term residents by caregivers or fellow patients.  Neglect cases typically arise out of the failure to monitor and treat medical conditions, failure to institute proper fall precautions, elopement (i.e., when patients with dementia wander), and failure to maintain skin integrity.  We have seen [...]

March 2013

Elopement from the Nursing Home

By | March 11th, 2013|Nursing Home|

A nursing home owes a duty to protect elderly patients from a variety of hazards, including falls, C. Diff. infections, assault by employees or other patients, dehydration, malnutrition and bed sores, to name a few.  Another hazard, called elopement, involves special considerations.  Elopement occurs when an impaired patient wanders away from supervision in the nursing home setting.  [...]

January 2013

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Cincinnati?

By | January 24th, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in Cincinnati, Ohio. We handle cases in Cincinnati and throughout Hamilton County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain physicians or hospitals in [...]

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Columbus?

By | January 23rd, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in Columbus, Ohio. We handle cases in Columbus and throughout Franklin County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain physicians or hospitals in [...]

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Lake County?

By | January 22nd, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in Ohio, including Lake County. We handle cases in Painesville, Lake County and Northeast Ohio. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain physicians [...]

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Lorain and Elyria?

By | January 22nd, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in Ohio including Lorain and Elyria. We handle cases in Lorain, Elyria, and throughout Lorain County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain [...]

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Cleveland?

By | January 21st, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm, based in Cleveland, handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in Ohio. We handle cases in Cleveland and throughout Cuyahoga County and Northeast Ohio. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against [...]

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Akron?

By | January 20th, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in Ohio including Akron, Ohio. We handle cases in Akron and throughout Summit County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain physicians or [...]

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Canton?

By | January 19th, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in Ohio including the Canton, Ohio. We handle cases in Canton, Alliance and throughout Stark County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain [...]

December 2012

Nursing Home and Hospital Injuries Due to Bed Rails

By | December 5th, 2012|Nursing Home|

Most nursing home and hospital beds come equipped with adjustable bed rails, which can be put up to prevent patients from falling out of bed.  However, poor design or misuse of bed rails can lead to injury or death, according to this article in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/health/after-dozens-of-deaths-inquiry-into-bed-rails.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0.  According to the article, about 150 deaths [...]

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