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Qualified Immunity Defense in Police Brutality Cases

In the midst of worldwide protests triggered by the death of George Floyd during an arrest by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, the United States Supreme Court recently declined to consider cases challenging the doctrine of “qualified i… Read More
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Congressional Democrats Seek to Expand Nursing Home Inspections Amid COVID-19

Among the groups at high risk for developing a severe COVID-19 infection, none may be as vulnerable, or in a setting so ripe for quick spread than the nursing home population. As you see in our last blog post, industry lobbyists are pushing states to… Read More
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Nursing Homes Want Immunity from COVID 19 Lawsuits

Since the outbreak of COVID 19 at Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington, families of nursing home residents have been on high alert. The virus can be easily spread in these facilities, especially considering that too many nursing homes don’t… Read More
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Lax Fines for Violations Won't Help Nursing Home Residents

A recent New York Times article reported on the Trump Administration’s actions to “ease” nursing home fines for violations of Medicare regulations. Ease is a word that is often used when talking about the lessening of a heavy, and o… Read More
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How to Complaint About an Ohio Nursing Home

You may have been in, or heard stories about, a nursing home where things just didn’t seem right. Maybe it was the line of residents parked in their wheelchairs in the hallway. Maybe it was a smell indicating residents weren’t being given… Read More
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Ohio Nursing Home Residents' Rights

Placing a loved one in a Skilled Nursing or Long Term Care Facility can be difficult in many ways. From feelings of losing independence, to concerns about whether the facility will be willing and able to provide the care required, the experience can… Read More
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