We Stop Financial Abuse, Sue Nursing Homes & Contest Wills

Elder Law Blog


$1 mm for Dementia Patient Dead After Walking Away from Hospital

$1 mm for Dementia Patient Dead After Walking Away from Hospital

Three days after Christmas in 2017, Vance Perry was admitted to the V.A. Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Perry suffered from mental health issues which caused confusion, disorientation, severe memory problems and other cognitive difficulties. The VA, like private nursing homes, should have done a...

Patient Health Alert – Kindred Hospital Brea

Patient Health Alert – Kindred Hospital Brea

Beginning in September 2019, we sounded the alarm over a deadly outbreak of a new virus named Candida Auris. It is a fungal infection that is one of the most virulent and deadly in the world. The first U.S. case was in 2015. Since then there have been several deadly outbreaks in New Jersey, New...

Skyrocketing Nursing Home Deaths in the Shadow of COVID

Skyrocketing Nursing Home Deaths in the Shadow of COVID

On March 9th, prior to when most lockdowns began, 129 people affiliated with the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington were infected with coronavirus. 81 of those folks were residents. Ultimately, dozens would die.
Unofficial tallies show that 101 veterans perished at the Menlo Park...

A New Wave of COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths?

A New Wave of COVID-19 Nursing Home Deaths?

One COVID-19 Case Can Infect 50% of Nursing Home Residents “in a Matter of Hours” Right or wrong, out here in rural Texas not many people are wearing masks. In stores, yes but not out on the streets. Americans are tired of doom and gloom predictions of millions of dead from the Chinese...

Parolee Assaults Nursing Patient? (Nursing Home Sexual Assaults)

Parolee Assaults Nursing Patient? (Nursing Home Sexual Assaults)

If you are reading this post you are probably wondering, how could an assault occur in a nursing home and who committed the assault? Was it a caregiver? Another patient? Keep reading. We will answer your questions and explain the rights of nursing home residents who are victims of sexual...

Florida Nursing Homes Worst Offenders

Florida Nursing Homes Worst Offenders

Caring for the elderly can be a difficult, thankless job. Many elderly nursing home residents require around-the-clock monitoring and well-trained staff to protect them from harming themselves or others. Nursing staff are humans and can make mistakes, which is why strict protocols need to be put in...

French Park Care - Nursing Home Neglect Investigation

French Park Care - Nursing Home Neglect Investigation

The nursing home abuse lawyers at Mahany Law are investigating a deadly outbreak of Candida Auris at several California nursing homes and hospitals. Records obtained in December from the California Department of Public Health have identified eight facilities, all in Orange and Los Angeles Counties....

Fight Club in a Nursing Home - 3 Workers Charged

Fight Club in a Nursing Home - 3 Workers Charged

Three former workers at a North Carolina assisted-living facility have been charged with running a fight club, with elderly patients with dementia as the fighters. The three, aged 20, 26, and 32, are facing accusations of assaulting people with disabilities. Police began investigating the...