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Nursing Homes Alter Medical Records to Hide Elder Abuse and Neglect

A Carmichael nursing home supervisor admitted she was ordered to alter medical records of a 92-year-old patient, who died after developing rotting bedsores. The state fined […]


Peck Law Group, APC Successful in Opposing Nursing Home Petition to Compel Arbitration In the matter of Duckworth v. Porterville Convalescent Hospital

Defendants have the burden of establishing the existence of a valid agreement to arbitrate. Pagarian v. Libby Care Center, Inc. (2002) 99 Cal. App. 4th 298, […]


Pre-Dispute Arbitration in Long Term Care Must not be Implemented

The American Bar Association has asked that a proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid rule authorizing mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration in long-term care admissions contracts not be […]


Trump Administration Aims To Abolish Nursing Home Resident Rights their Constitutional Right to a Jury Trial

Consumer groups are making a last ditch effort to stop the Trump administration from stripping nursing home residents and their families of the right to take […]


Is There No Such Thing as an Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer?

Subject: Re:  Avoidable / Unavoidable Pressure Sores Is there is no such thing as an unavoidable pressure ulcer,? although now the Federal Government seems to be […]


Two wrongful death complaints against two  nursing homes alleging that neglect and a lack of nursing staff led to the deaths of two patients in 2016

Two men died after developing severe pressure ulcers that became infected while they were patients at the Eureka and Seaview rehabilitation and Wellness Centers. In most instances pressure […]


Peck Law Group: Palm Springs Bedsore Lawyers

BEDSORES ARE LIFE THREATENING The Peck Law Group is the world leader in litigation of the rights of elders and / dependent adults to be free from […]


Pressure ulcers, which are sometimes known as bedsores, are caused when an area of skin is put under pressure and can cause blood poisoning and gangrene

Pressure ulcers, which are sometimes known as bedsores, are caused when an area of skin is put under pressure and can cause blood poisoning (sepsis) and gangrene. […]


The Selection of a Nursing Home Can Mean the Difference Between Life or Death

The selection of a nursing home can be critical: 39 percent of facilities have been cited by health inspectors over the past three years for harming […]


LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES FAIL TO REPORT INFECTIONS AS MANDATED BY STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

Infections are continually unreported in Hospitals, nursing homes and other long term health care facilities here in California and all over the United States. Clostridium difficile, […]



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