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Patient Dumping from Long Term Care Facility

Patient dumping, also referred to as “involuntary discharge,” is the illegal eviction of a patient from a long-term care facility. Most often, patient dumping takes the […]

Elderly Bed Rail Accidents

While adult bed rails are intended to be a safety product, they can cause injury or death when used incorrectly. Elderly, sick, or frail individuals are […]

Infections in Nursing Homes: A Breeding Ground of Problems

Millions of U.S. families depend on caretakers in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities to keep their loved ones safe, healthy, and comfortable. The U.S. […]

Subdural Hematoma due to Nursing Home Fall

When our loved ones are in the care of a nursing home, we want to believe that they are in the safest possible place. Unfortunately, nursing […]

Osteomyelitis Resulting from Bed Sores

If not prevented in time, bed sores may lead to osteomyelitis, a rare bone condition. Typically diagnosed alongside a skin bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus, osteomyelitis infiltrates […]

Understaffing in Nursing Homes

Understaffing in nursing homes is becoming a major problem in the state of California. Between 2020 and 2021, over 150 California nursing homes filled out a […]

Stage 4 Pressure Ulcers

Stage 4 Pressure Ulcers, also known as Decubitus Ulcers, Bedsores, Pressure Sores, and Pressure Injuries, are a very serious medical condition that can result in significant […]

Stage 3 Pressure Ulcers

If your loved one developed stage 3 pressure ulcers as a resident at a nursing home, you might be wondering how the ulcers showed up in […]

Stage 2 Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, happen to anywhere from 2% to 28% of nursing home patients in the United States today. These sores are […]

California County Court Denies Good Samaritan’s Petition to Compel Arbitration

On June 24, 2022, a San Joaquin County judge denied Good Samaritan Rehabilitation and Care Center’s Petition to Compel Binding Arbitration due to the persuasive arguments […]

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