Ohio Nursing Home News, Articles and Information

5 articles about neglect and abuse in Ohio nursing homes

These are important articles about bad nursing home care in Ohio. Abuse case, resident’s death raise questions about nursing home care: A Critical Choice Ohio nursing home inspectors fail to meet federal deadlines amid serious understaffing: A… Read More
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Ohio tort reform protects rapists per Ohio Supreme Court ruling

Lack of accountability provides employment avenues for sexual predators Columbus, OH.(December 14, 2016) – The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled that Ohio’s tort reform legislation, passed in 2005, protects a business that knowingly hires sexual… Read More
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Life Care Centers of America agrees to $145 million settlement

Written by and originally posted on The Times Free Press. Life Care Centers of America, the nation’s largest private nursing home company based in Cleveland, Tenn., has agreed to pay $145 million over charges that it overbilled the government f… Read More
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CMS bans pre-dispute forced arbitration in nursing home contracts

Written by Diane M. Zhang and originally published on the AAJ. On Sept. 28, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule prohibiting nursing homes from using pre-dispute arbitration agreements in admissions contracts date… Read More
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Categories: News & Articles

Wells Fargo's Secret Weapon? The Ripoff Clause

Our coalition partners in the fight to end forced arbitration have created a fantastic new video showing how Wells Fargo used forced arbitration to hide its massive scheme to create fraudulent accounts in customers’ names. At recent hearings in the… Read More
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Categories: News & Articles

Nursing Home Residents Still Vulnerable to Abuse

View this article as it was originally posted on the New York Times. People entering nursing homes need to know that all reasonable safeguards are in place to ensure quality care. But federal rules to be finalized soon fail to hold nursing homes tru… Read More
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Attorney Blake A. Dickson teaches on the faculty at the Nursing Home Litigation Group seminar in Nashville

The American Association for Justice is the premier organization of attorneys in the United States who represent individual and their families in lawsuits against big corporations, insurance companies, doctors, hospitals, nursing homes, large pharmac… Read More
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$1 Million Jury Verdict in Tragic Ohio Nursing Home Death Case

The Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys (CATA) recently reported on The Dickson Firm’s service to an Ohio family who suffered the loss of a loved one at the Beachwood Pointe Care Centre.  Blake … empowered the jury to send a message t… Read More
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​Litigation Holds Nursing Homes and Insurance Companies Accountable For Elderly Abuse

Nursing homes are now big business. Extremely large corporations own and operate hundreds of nursing homes throughout the country. Corporate chains are anticipating a flood of baby boomers moving into their facilities over the next few years. Their m… Read More
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Decubitus Ulcers

Decubitus ulcers or pressure ulcers can develop when somebody is left in the same position too long and contact is being made with a portion of their body and a surface.  If their circulation is cut off by the pressure, a pressure sore or bed sore c… Read More
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