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Retaliation in Nursing Home Cases

Many families contact The Dickson Firm about a potential case. However, despite the fact that they are concerned that their loved one is not receiving proper care, they are often afraid that if they complain, or if they initiate a lawsuit, the nursin… Read More
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Nursing Home Red Flags

Whether you are faced with the challenging decision to place someone you love in a nursing home, or whether someone you love is already in a nursing home, there are some important nursing home red flags to look out for. Many families struggle with th… Read More
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Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Home Residents

One of the most important factors for the health of anyone, particularly the health of an older person who has other health challenges, is their nutrition and their hydration. Nutrition and proper hydration of all residents are things that the nursin… Read More
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Nursing Home Assault: Staff on Resident Assault

Tragically, here at The Dickson Firm, we handle many cases where a resident has been assaulted. In some cases, a resident is assaulted by another resident. I recently posted a separate article addressing this very disturbing situation that occurs in… Read More
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Nursing Home Assault: Resident-on-Resident

Tragically, here at The Dickson Firm, we handle multiple cases where a nursing home resident has been assaulted. Sometimes they are assaulted by other staff members. Sometimes they are assaulted by other residents. In this article, we are going to ta… Read More
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Nursing Home Resident Dies After alleged Beating By Another Resident, Family Says

Just as he did every other day, Edward Carr checked on his 65-year-old brother, John D. Carr, last Friday at the nursing home. John D. Carr had just arrived at Carington Park Nursing Home in Ashtabula, after being transferred in from Cardinal Woods i… Read More
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Is My Mom Safe in the Nursing Home?

Many of our clients have been forced to make the difficult decision to put someone they love in a nursing home. Our attorneys talk with many people, on a regular basis, about this challenging decision. Many clients have a lot of difficulty making thi… Read More
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Why Did My Loved One Develop a Bed Sore While in a Nursing Home?

At The Dickson Firm, we have handled hundreds of cases involving residents who have developed skin breakdown while in a nursing home. Often, these residents develop bed sores or pressure sores, also called decubitus ulcers. What leads these residents… Read More
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What is “Arbitration” and Why Does the Nursing Home Want Me to Agree to It?

If you are admitting someone you love into a nursing home, it is imperative to read all of the admission documents very carefully. Be on the lookout for an arbitration clause. This is a clause that will either be called an “Arbitration Clause” or… Read More

Former Nurse at Capri Gardens Nursing Home in Lewis Center, Ohio Sentenced in Criminal Case

A former nurse who worked at the Capri Gardens Nursing Home in Lewis Center, Ohio, was sentenced in a criminal case on Monday, February 27, 2023. She pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter, which is a third-degree felony, relative to the death of a… Read More