Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating cases involving serious injury or death resulting from nursing home abuse or neglect. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of serious injury or death that may be the result of negligence.

Nursing home arbitration rule in limbo, leaving victims without justice

October 5, 2017 - A rule announced last year by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would have blocked federally funded nursing homes from demanding residents and their families sign... Read More


Natural disasters expose nursing home abuse and neglect

September 28, 2017 - Two high-profile nursing home incidents that occurred in different states during the recent hurricanes exemplify the problem of abuse and neglect in U.S. nursing homes. Read More


Federal auditors: nursing home abuse and neglect significantly underreported

September 21, 2017 - Auditors realized a pattern that indicated a breakdown in the system designed to protect nursing home residents. Read More


U.S. nursing home industry fails to protect residents as aging population demand grows

September 14, 2017 - Auditors for the OIG found that skilled nursing facilities or nursing homes failed or refused to report more than one-quarter of severe incidents of abuse as required by law. Read More


Forced arbitration prevents justice in cases of nursing home neglect, abuse

August 24, 2017 - Under the shadow of arbitration, nursing homes can continue to avoid any serious consequences for their wrongdoing. Read More


Understanding nursing home abuse cases with Beasley Allen principal Ben Locklar

April 6, 2017 - Nursing home abuse cases are particularly difficult to try due to the agreements families sign prior to admitting their loved one, but Beasley Allen principal Ben Locklar reminds viewers... Read More


CMS rule will eliminate arbitration from nursing home agreements

September 29, 2016 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rule set to take effect Nov. 28 would ban mandatory pre-dispute arbitration clauses from nursing home, long-term care facility contracts. Read More


Identifying nursing home neglect and abuse

July 15, 2013 - Ben Locklar shares information about what families can do to choose a qualified nursing care facility, and what to do if they suspect neglect or abuse. Ben shares information about what... Read More


Beasley Allen files complaint against Arkansas nursing home for fraud, neglect

June 2, 2009 - Complaint alleges nursing home facility put profits over people, misrepresenting its ability to properly care for residents in order to hold onto government funding. Read More


Local veteran home under investigation

April 30, 2009 - BAY MINETTE, Ala. - Hollis Thorn served in the Navy during the 1940's, then became a baptist minister. After his retirement, Thorn was stricken with diabetes. Read More


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