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What Is Nursing Home Abuse, And Why Does It Happen?

By Brezina Law |

Nursing home abuse, sadly, is an all too common occurrence in Tennessee and across the United States. Up to 5 million American seniors are abused in nursing homes and assisted living facilities each year, a shocking and sobering statistic. In Tennessee, 11 nursing home facilities were recently added to a Federal watch list for… Read More »

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When Can You Bring A Legal Claim Against A Nursing Home For Abuse Or Neglect?

By Brezina Law |

When your loved one goes to the care of a nursing home or assisted living facility, you trust and expect that the facility and their staff will go to all lengths to make their residents’ stays happy and comfortable. Your goal is that your elderly parent or relative will have all of their personal… Read More »

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How Nursing Homes Hide Evidence Of Abuse And Neglect

By Brezina Law |

As the United States population ages, more and more of our friends and relatives will enter nursing home care or assisted living. There are currently more than 52 million Americans aged 65 and older, with that number expected to exceed 80 million by 2040. These growing numbers place pressure on facilities that may have… Read More »

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Sexual Assault In Nursing Homes And Assisted Living Facilities – Important Steps And Legal Options

By Brezina Law |

When our loved ones age and begin to lose their independence, we turn to nursing homes and assisted living facilities and trust them with our relatives’ care. This is a stressful process for those moving into a nursing home and their families back home, but the transition usually turns out well. Unfortunately, in some… Read More »

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What Are The Signs Of Malnutrition And Dehydration In A Nursing Home?

By Brezina Law |

When our loved ones move into a nursing home or assisted living center, we expect that their nutritional, dietary, and medical needs will be met. Nursing homes have trained professionals that must follow countless federal regulations for long-term care facilities, after all. While some potential issues and complications are to be expected, preventable conditions… Read More »

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Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Nursing Home Setting

By Brezina Law |

When we think about nursing home abuse, we usually think about the physical signs. Bedsores, broken bones, and bruises get our attention and sometimes even make the news. Not all nursing home abuse is physical, however. Another, equally troubling, issue is emotional abuse that routinely occurs at nursing homes in Tennessee and elsewhere. Overall,… Read More »

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Financial Exploitation Of Seniors In Nursing Homes: How It Happens And What You Can Do About It

By Brezina Law |

Many are shocked to learn that 1 in 6 people age 60 and older experience some form of abuse in community settings each year. This can include various types of abuse including physical abuse, sexual abuse, malnutrition, and neglect. Financial exploitation is another form of abuse in nursing homes and assisted living centers, and… Read More »

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Failure To Monitor A Patient – When A Lapse In Supervision Becomes Medical Malpractice

By Brezina Law |

A significant number of medical errors leading to malpractice claims involve a “failure to monitor” by the health care provider. Failure to monitor covers any action that can be perceived as a healthcare provider neglecting to watch over a patient. Monitoring a patient’s condition, observing the patient for potential complications, and responding quickly to… Read More »

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What To Know About Pediatric Malpractice

By Brezina Law |

If an adult suffers some type of medical harm or injury due to a provider’s negligence, legal recourse is possible and the patient has every right to be upset. Understandably, a person may be even more upset if the health care negligence involved their child. Unfortunately, pediatric malpractice can happen, and when it does,… Read More »

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Can A Physical Therapist Commit Medical Malpractice Under Tennessee Law?

By Brezina Law |

A referral to a physical therapist usually means a patient is recovering and on their way toward better use and range of motion in their bodies. Nobody expects mistakes or injuries to occur during the physical therapy process. However, incidents can still occur in which some type of mistake or negligence leads to a… Read More »

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