When you entrust your loved one to a nursing home or assisted-living facility, you assume that person will be treated with the utmost care and respect. But when your loved one suffers an injury or worse, dies, due to nursing home neglect or abuse, the pain and anguish it causes makes everyone who cares about…

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When we entrust the care of our aging family members to a nursing home, we assume that our loved ones will be cared for with compassion and dignity. Unfortunately, this is not always true, and Tennessee nursing home abuse reflects the statistics seen throughout the United States. As middle Tennessee nursing home abuse lawyers, we…

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When we entrust our loved ones to nursing homes, we don’t make the decision easily. We want the best for the weakest and usually we get that. But, as nursing home abuse lawyers in Memphis, we do, unfortunately, see cases involving just this type of abuse. But did you know that every nursing home resident…

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When our most vulnerable family members reside in nursing homes, we want to believe that they are safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, this is not always true. Tennessee nursing home abuse can and does happen, and many times the reason is understaffing. How can nursing home understaffing lead to abuse? The evidence comes from…

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While it is sad, it is also true that many nursing home patients are victims of abuse, both in Tennessee and nationwide. And one of the most common forms of this abuse is the overmedication of nursing home residents. In fact, a 2010 University of South Florida study of nursing home residents reported that 71%…

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