Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

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Who can file nursing home wrongful death claims in Kentucky?

Losing a loved one is always difficult, especially when they passed away unexpectedly. Even as you struggle to overcome grief, you may find yourself saddled with unforeseen expenses, from medical bills to funeral fees and burial costs. You may feel overwhelmed and unprepared. However, you…

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Should I file a wrongful death claim if my loved one died in a Kentucky nursing home?

When your loved one is in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you trust that the staff will do everything in their power to protect their health, happiness, and well-being. While most nursing home employees take their responsibility seriously, some do not, and mistakes…

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Is a nursing home liable for food poisoning injuries?

Many cases of food poisoning can be avoided with proper precautions. If a nursing home fails to follow food safety regulations and take reasonable steps to prevent foodborne illnesses, they may be liable for a nursing home resident’s food poisoning illness or death. When that…

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What defenses should I expect in a nursing home abuse case?

Nursing homes have reputations to maintain and finances to protect. Accordingly, the Kentucky nursing home responsible for your loved one’s injury or death may aggressively defend itself against your allegation of abuse or neglect. Keep reading to learn more about common nursing home abuse and…

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What can I do to reduce the risk of financial abuse when my parent is in a nursing home?

Nursing home residents are at risk of financial abuse. Whether your parent is moving to a nursing home for the first time or already resides in a nursing home, we encourage you to be aware of all forms of nursing home abuse and neglect so…

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Is Restraining a Patient Due to Overmedication in Kentucky Nursing Homes a Form of Abuse?

While many nursing home residents need medication, medication should only be used for a medical reason and as prescribed by a doctor. Overmedication in Kentucky nursing homes is a form of abuse, plain and simple. Medication should not be used to sedate patients to make the…

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