Elder Abuse Increases During COVID-19 Pandemic

It is an unfortunate fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the elderly population, particularly those living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities.  In some states, nursing home/assisted living facility COVID-19 deaths can represent as much as half of all COVID-19-related deaths in the state. While the risk of COVID-19 infection represents a […]

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How Can I Recognize the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

When your loved one is a resident in a nursing home or other assisted living facility, you trust that they will be treated with care and respect. Unfortunately, nursing home residents can fall victim to various forms of neglect and abuse. It’s important to be able to recognize the signs of abuse or neglect for […]

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Proving Damages in a Nursing Home Injury or Abuse Case

Nursing Home Abuse If you or a loved one have suffered injury and abuse at the hands of a nursing home and its staff, you may be wondering the extent of damages you can claim in a lawsuit and how you actually go about proving your case and the dollar amount of compensation you believe […]

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Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Abuse in Pennsylvania As people get older, they tend to rely more on others to help take care of themselves. Many elderly people seek this help via nursing homes. However, depending on nursing homes and their staff for help with basic care means a greater likelihood that the nursing home or its staff […]

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Nursing Home Negligence, Neglect and Abuse

By: Matthew Taylor Wilkov, Esquire Conceding that you can no longer care for your aging parents is a very difficult time in one’s life. Perhaps after observing your parents health decline, it became clear that their day-to-day needs can only be met by a facility equipped to provide sufficient care around the clock. Sadly, not […]

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