When Can You File a Nursing Home Neglect Claim?

By Donald W. Fohrman
28 Jun, 2017
Nursing homes, rest homes, elder care facilities, and convalescent homes are generally held responsible when an act of abuse or neglect occurs on the premise that causes harm to residents or patients. There are several types of behaviors that can result in nursing home neglect claims, with the help of a nursing home attorney.
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6 Visible Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

By Donald W. Fohrman
19 Jun, 2017
Nursing home abuse and neglect frequently occur without anyone to help victims, but there are signs that loved ones can look for to determine if they are suffering, which may warrant compensation with the help of a nursing home abuse lawyer. Here are some of the more visible signs of abuse that can help you identify an issue.
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Seniors Remain at High Risk for Nursing Home Abuse [infographic]

By Donald W. Fohrman
22 Mar, 2016
For many elderly people and their families, the decision to live in a nursing home is a very difficult one. They have to place their trust in strangers to care for and protect vulnerable and sometimes ill people during one of the most challenging times of their lives. What makes it even worse is when this trust is broken. Unfortunately, this occurs much more often than anyone would like to admit. Here are some facts about abuse in nursing homes that show just how risky it is for the elderly to live in a nursing home. 
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Elder Abuse Statistics To Note

By Donald W. Fohrman
28 Oct, 2015
It's estimated that millions of seniors are the victims of elder abuse every year. Estimates range from 1 million up to 5 million, with many of these incidents occur within the supposedly safe corridors and rooms of America's nursing homes. It's a shocking and disheartening statistic that continues to rise as awareness of nursing home abuse begins to rise. As seniors and their families report these incidents to regulators, law enforcement, and non-profit organizations the true scope of the problem is beginning to come into focus.
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Families increasingly using cameras to capture nursing home abuse

By Donald W. Fohrman
22 Sep, 2014
Few decisions may be more difficult for families to make than whether or not a loved one should be placed in a nursing home or care facility for extended care. The constantly rising rates of patient neglect and abuse in Illinois and across the country only add to the difficulty of the situation. To combat […]
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