Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: The Unseen Effect of COVID-19

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: The Unseen Effect of COVID-19

  For almost a year, families across the country have been denied the opportunity to visit their loved ones at nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and other long-term care (LTC) facilities. Keeping COVID-19 under control has resulted in families being separated from their elderly and sick loved ones. It has also been an unfortunate opportunity for […]

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When Can You Sue for Nursing Home Negligence?

When Can You Sue for Nursing Home Negligence?

Nursing homes, long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, convalescent homes, rest homes, or elder care facilities, and assisted living facilities; no matter what you call them, they are all designed to serve a purpose. These places provide care to the elderly or disabled who cannot wholly care for themselves. Facilities of this type owe a […]

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4 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse You Shouldn’t Ignore

4 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse You Shouldn’t Ignore

Placing your loved one in a nursing home is not an easy decision. When you decide that they need this level of care, it can be just as hard to decide what facility is right for them. You may have spent countless hours determining which nursing home would provide them the best care. Now, you […]

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Negligence Leading to a Nursing Home Fall

Negligence Leading to a Nursing Home Fall

If your family member fell in a nursing home, you have the right to know why. We can help you get answers. Contact Ostroff Injury Law for a free, confidential consultation so we can discuss what happened. There is no obligation when you contact us. Shocking Fall Statistics The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Medical Malpractice in Nursing Home Care

Medical Malpractice in Nursing Home Care

It’s difficult to know what to do if your family member suffered harm in a nursing home. In fact, it could be nearly impossible to get answers from the facility, let alone seek justice. You may be getting the runaround from staff or physicians. But your loved one is hurting, and you have a right […]

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Elder Care Fraud: What You Can Do to Stop It

Elder Care Fraud: What You Can Do to Stop It

If you suspect your family member is the victim of any kind of elder abuse or neglect, it’s important to act immediately. We welcome you to contact Ostroff Injury Law for a free consultation. We’ll confidentially discuss what’s happening and what you can do. There is no obligation when you call. Elder care fraud is […]

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Elder Abuse: What to Do if Your Loved One Is a Victim

Elder Abuse: What to Do if Your Loved One Is a Victim

You may have noticed unexplained injuries or behavioral changes with your loved one. Or, it may just be a feeling that something is not right. But if you suspect your loved one is suffering from abuse, we urge you to take action right away. The most important thing to know about elder abuse is that […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Can Be Easy to Overlook

Nursing Home Abuse Can Be Easy to Overlook

If you are like most people with family members in a nursing home, you may not worry about nursing home abuse. You want to believe they are being treated well and receiving the best care possible. This makes it easier to ignore or downplay certain signs. The bruises in different stages of healing on your […]

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Protecting Your Loved One’s Rights after Nursing Home Abuse

Protecting Your Loved One’s Rights after Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse and neglect is something that should never happen.  Although nursing home staff is commonly overworked, understaffed, and undertrained, there is no excuse for this type of treatment or lack of care. Yet, it still happens every day in nursing homes across America. If you recently learned that your loved one is or […]

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What is the Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

What is the Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

According to the National Council on Aging, approximately five million Americans become victims of elder abuse annually. What is even more concerning is that it is likely underreported as it is estimated that only 1 out of every 23 cases of abuse is actually reported. Much of this abuse takes place in nursing homes, but […]

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