Wrongful death suit filed on behalf of decorated war hero

January 30, 2009 - MONTGOMERY, ALA, January 30, 2009 -- A lawsuit was filed today in the Circuit Court of Baldwin County, Ala., on behalf of the family of Leroy Myers, a decorated war veteran who died as... Read More

Lawsuit filed over patient death in 2007 at Alabama vets home in Bay Minette

January 30, 2009 - A lawsuit has been filed against the firm that manages the Alabama's three veterans homes, charging negligence led to the death in 2007 of a resident in the William F. Green Veterans... Read More

2 million elderly victims of abuse and neglect

April 30, 2008 - According to the best available estimates, between 1 and 2 million Americans age 65 or older have been injured, exploited or otherwise mistreated by someone on whom they depended for... Read More

Nursing Home Fines and Bonuses

March 3, 2008 - Last year, the state fined 23 Iowa nursing homes $10,000 or more for providing substandard care. Some of those homes were also hit with federal fines and sanctions against their state... Read More

Elderly Man In Nursing Home Neglect Case Dies

January 22, 2008 - Ronald Larsen, the elderly man who was neglected to the point that cancer consumed nearly half his face, has died. Read More

Nursing Home Neglect Trial Begins

January 15, 2008 - Whether staff at an Evansville nursing home provided appropriate care for an 86-year-old woman who ultimately died is the central question in an ongoing trial in Vanderburgh Circuit Court... Read More

Criminal prosecution In nursing home abuse cases

January 3, 2008 - Filing a civil suit against a nursing home that has caused serious injury or even death to a loved one is not the only avenue of redress against the nursing facility and its staff. Most... Read More

Nursing Home Abuse More People Need to Speak Out

November 30, 2007 - Kathleen Sadlier transferred her mother, Rita, from a hospital to a nursing home, thinking she would get rehabilitation. Instead, her mother received poor care and even an injury. Read More

Patient in Nursing Home Investigation Vet with Purple Heart

November 20, 2007 - Anthony Digiannurio was admitted for respiratory problems but the hospital staff discovered the elderly man had maggots in one of his eyes, an infected breathing tube, a partially inserted... Read More

Jury Awards $1 Million Over Nursing Home Neglect

November 9, 2007 - The family of an 84-year-old man who died while in the care of a nursing home has been awarded $1 million in damages stemming from a nursing home neglect and medical malpractice lawsuit. Read More

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