Nursing Home Information and Articles

'They were not ready for this outbreak to happen': nursing home employee speaks out about COVID-19 outbreak

Several concerned family members of residents at a Willoughby nursing home have contacted News 5 expressing outrage over the care their loved ones are receiving. Read More

At least 3,133 Ohio nursing home patients have died with coronavirus

At least 3,133 patients of Ohio nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have died with coronavirus this year, with 87 new deaths reported in the weekly update by the Ohio Department of Health. Read More

I thought she would just peacefully pass in her sleep' — Woman preparing for mother's death at Willoughby nursing home

A developing story inside a Willoughby nursing home grows more somber Wednesday where at least 67 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and 12 have died due to complications of the virus. Read More

Missing 86-year-old Ohio nursing home resident found dead in walk-in refrigerator

A woman was discovered dead in a walk-in refrigerator at an Ohio assisted living facility after she went missing early Tuesday morning Read More

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

Nursing homes across the country are kicking out old and disabled residents and sending them to homeless shelters and rundown motels. Read More

Proper Wound Care is Very Important for all Nursing Home Residents

We represent a lady who had a wound. The staff at the nursing home where she was a resident just kept wrapping it and wrapping it and wrapping it. She was finally sent to the hospital and the wound had deteriorated dramatically. If someone you love i… Read More

Time’s Up Mr. Weinstein.

As Harvey Weinstein is sentenced to what will likely be the rest of his life in prison, and still faces additional charges in California, I wanted to take this opportunity to reconfirm The Dickson Firm’s commitment to standing up for anyone who… Read More


Jutting his famous dimpled chin toward a rapt audience of congressmen, Kirk Douglas Wednesday called upon public officials to conduct “commando raids” of nursing homes to protect elderly residents from abuse and neglect. The jaunty actor,… Read More


James Steen, a registered nurse, recently sued the owners and the operators of the Highland Point Health & Rehab Center Nursing Home located at 402 Gulf View Lane in Highland Heights, Ohio 44143. In his complaint, Mr. Steen alleged that he was an… Read More

Fighting Arbitration Clauses - New Report

Forced arbitration is a rigged system designed by corporations in which injured workers and consumers have no meaningful chance of finding justice. Forced arbitration requires Americans to “agree” to surrender fundamental constitutional rights … Read More