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Do You Know the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and How to Protect Your Loved One?

In the September issue of PKSD's Newsletter, You Should Know, the problem of nursing home abuse is discussed, including some alarming statistics about the problem. According to the National Ombudsman Reporting System, more than seven percent of the complaints… Read More

Lawsuit Claims Illinois Nursing Home Staffers Stole $600,000 from 97-Year-Old Resident

According to the lawsuit filed by her public guardian, workers at a Chicago-area nursing home stole $600,000 from a 97-year-old nursing home resident with dementia. The resident of Symphony Residences of Lincoln Park had accumulated more than $600,000… Read More

Nursing Home Residents Allege They Were Sexually Assaulted by 84-Year-Old Man

A former resident of a nursing home in Sioux Falls, South Dakota has come forward to claim she was sexually assaulted by an 84-year-old man who faces similar allegations from residents of other nursing homes in the area. The accused was recently indicted… Read More

Arizona Man Used Iowa Nursing Homes to Launder $3 Million

According to state and federal court filings, an Arizona real estate developer used two nursing homes in Keokuk, Iowa to launder $3 million in Medicaid payments. While the developer was collecting this money, residents complained about neglect, including… Read More

Can a Nursing Home Itself Be Held Liable for Abuse?

Some nursing home abuse cases claim staff members were negligent or malicious toward the victim. However, some cases also claim the nursing home itself was negligent and this resulted in abuse or neglect. If your loved one was harmed due to nursing home… Read More

New Federal Report Reveals Fraud, Lack of Oversight and Poor Care for Patients

A new federal report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is calling on regulators to increase oversight of the hospice industry, which served 1.4 million Americans and received $16.7 billion in Medicare payments in 2016. The report details fraud… Read More

Four Common Motorcycle Accidents and How to Prevent Them

There is no way to completely eliminate the dangers of riding a motorcycle, no matter how many precautions you take. However, if you learn about the common types of motorcycle crashes and what you can do to prevent them, you can help reduce your risk… Read More

Commonly-Asked Questions About Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are often the result of another person's negligence. These injuries can cause life-changing health problems that can make each day much more difficult, diminish the quality of life, and create a tremendous financial burden. There are several… Read More

Third Former Employee to Enter Plea in Nursing Home Death Case

A former employee at a nursing home in Boardman, Ohio was scheduled to appear in court last Thursday to enter a plea concerning charges she faces in connection to the death of resident. The former employee of Greenbriar Health Care Center has been charged… Read More

Despite Resident Death, Iowa Nursing Home Retains Five-Star Rating

Timely Mission Nursing Home in Buffalo Center, Iowa still has a five-star rating from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of resident care, even though a resident died in February and the facility was fined last year for physical… Read More

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