Choosing the Right Nursing Home

October 12th, 2015

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Nursing Home Attorneys With studies showing that half of more of all nursing home residents become victims of some form of neglect or abuse, how do you choose the right nursing home for yourself or your aging loved one? Nursing homes provide indispensable services and fill important roles in today’s society, […]

Physical and Emotional Harm to Nursing Home Patients

June 30th, 2015

A RI & MA Attorney who takes Elderly Abuse Seriously If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you know how crucial it is that they receive the best possible care available to them and avoid all forms of abuse and neglect. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that almost […]

What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

March 13th, 2015

Expereinced Attorney Fighting for Nursing Home Abuse Victims in Massachusets and Rhode Island No one likes to think about it happening, but we all know it does. Every day, elderly nursing home residents throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts suffer as a result of inadequate and abusive care. However, when you’re in the situation, it can […]

Notable 2014 Nursing Home Abuse Case Wins Verdict for Victim’s Family

December 15th, 2014

A $13.2 million jury verdict for the family of Mary Dwyer, who died after medical mistreatment at a New Jersey assisted living nursing home, is bringing national awareness to the tragic issue of nursing home negligence. Nursing Home Negligence Case Mary Dwyer, 87 years old, fell in her home and dislocated her shoulder. She first went […]

RI Nursing Home Lawyer: The Most Cited Nursing Homes

September 7th, 2014

Do you have a loved on residing in a Rhode Island nursing home? Or perhaps you are shopping for a nursing home facility here in the Ocean State.  If so, you will want to check out this week’s report from GoLocalProv that reviews federal inspections data from state nursing homes from the last three to four […]

RI and Mass. Nursing Home Law: What You Need To Know About Federal Law

August 22nd, 2014

Nursing homes are federally regulated under the Nursing Home Reform Act, part of the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1987 (“OBRA”). Congress passed OBRA due to growing concern with the poor quality of care in nursing homes, following a Congressional study by the Institute of Medicine in 1986. OBRA and its enforcing government regulations require that […]

Rhode Island Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer: Bedsores And Staging

August 13th, 2014

  Those within the nursing home industry understand that bedsores, also known as decubitus ulcers or pressure ulcers, are one of the most serious injuries suffered by nursing home residents. You should understand that pressure ulcers are avoidable.  And without proper care, pressure ulcers can kill. The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Board (“NPUAP”) categorizes pressure […]

Rhode Island Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer: Demand Proper Treatment

June 10th, 2014

They say you can measure the quality of a nursing home by looking in the patients’ mouths, because it is one of the last things to be taken care of. Our personal injury law firm is passionate about ensuring our Rhode Island and Massachusetts nursing homes are caring for our loved ones with the upmost […]

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