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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

Family plans to sue ManorCare after their 80-year-old father escaped the nursing home and was hospitalized

PARMA, Ohio (WOIO) – Lisa White said she got a call earlier this month from her brother that made her heart drop. “Dad’s missing and I said, how can he be missing, he’s in a nursing home?” she said. White said the staff found her father… Read More

Alzheimer’s Center aide indicted for abuse of elderly patient who later died

A former worker in the Wood Glen Alzheimer’s Community in Miami Twp. was indicted Thursday for beating an elderly patient who died two months later. Vanesha A. Rice, 24, was indicted by a grand jury for a Jan. 25, 2019, incident of patient abuse, a… Read More

A nursing home patient 'rotted to death' under nurses' care, Ohio attorney general says

Current and former employees of an Ohio nursing facility are accused of mistreating two patients in their care, including one who died as a result of the nurses’ actions, Attorney General Dave Yost said Thursday. A Franklin County grand jury in… Read More

Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identifies 59-year-old Euclid man found dead in freezing cold

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office released the identity of a man found dead in the freezing cold Wednesday morning behind a Euclid school. Alan Anderson, Jr., 59, of Euclid, left a rehabilitation center some time late Tuesday or early… Read More
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$3.4 Million Medicaid Fraud Inquiry Hovers Over Nursing Home Where Comatose Woman Was Raped and Had Baby

State investigators in Arizona are examining $3.4 million in possible Medicaid fraud at the parent company of a Phoenix nursing center where a woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth to a boy in December, according to court records. Th… Read More

Vendor’s honesty helped unravel $19M American Senior Communities fraud

The massive American Senior Communities fraud case might never have come to light were it not for a nearly century-old Indianapolis company that had a chance to participate in the overbilling and kickback scheme but called the FBI instead. IBJ’s re… Read More
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Police Collect DNA From Nursing Home Workers After Rape of Patient in Coma

The police collected the DNA of male employees of a private nursing home in Arizona this week as they broadened the investigation into allegations that a woman in a vegetative state there who gave birth to a child last month had been sexually assault… Read More

2 ex-nursing home workers get jail for elderly woman's death

(AP) Two former employees of an Ohio nursing home accused of failing to check on a resident who wandered outside and froze to death have been sentenced to 60 days in jail. The Courier reports 37-year-old Rachel Friesel and 20-year-old Destini Fenbert… Read More

2 sent to jail for roles in nursing home patient’s death

OTTAWA — Family members of a 76-year-old woman who froze to death last winter outside a Pandora nursing home spoke Friday morning at separate sentencings for two former nursing home workers. “… No one was there to help her,” said Steve Campbe… Read More

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