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Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Cases

The Dickson Firm is committed to each of its clients as well as to the long term pursuit of nursing home cases for the benefit of nursing home residents throughout the State of Ohio. Unfortunately, there is no financial incentive for nursing homes to… Read More

Bed Sores

Is someone you love in a nursing home? Have you recently found out that they have a bed sore? There are various names for skin breakdown used in nursing homes. Skin breakdown can be referred to as a bed sore, or a decubitus ulcer, or a pressure sore,… Read More

Nursing Home Residents Should Feel Safe and Be Safe

On Thursday, March 3, 2022, Tiara Lynn Ford, 23 years old, was arrested for raping elderly dementia patients at The Inn at University Village in Massillon, Ohio where she worked as a state-tested nurse’s aide. While there are many state-tested… Read More

Nursing assistant, 23, arrested for 'videotaping herself raping 80- and 90-year-old dementia patients' at Ohio nursing home: 'Some of them couldn’t even speak'

An Ohio nursing assistant was arrested last week after authorities said she filmed herself raping and sexually assaulting several elderly male dementia patients at the assisted living facility where she worked. Tiara Lynn Ford, 23, was arrested Thurs… Read More

Forced Arbitration is Wrong

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, the United States Senate voted affirmatively to pass a bill that will improve accountability for the survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment. The bipartisan vote in favor of Senate Bill 2342 entitled, “… Read More

Nursing home camera bill will become law in Ohio in March

We were very proud to represent Esther Piskor when she was abused. Multiple law firms turned down her case. But we were happy to stand up for her. We are very pleased to see this law come into effect to help protect Nursing Home Residents throughout… Read More

Rye Nursing Home Board Members 'Cut in Line' for COVID-19 Vaccine

When contacted by Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette, Webster at Rye admitted to including board members, who do not directly care for residents, on their list of eligible staff members for a vaccine. Read More

Wealthy donors received vaccines through Florida nursing home

MorseLife has made scarce coronavirus vaccines — provided through a federal program intended for residents and staff of long-term-care facilities — available not just to its residents but to board members and those who made generous donations to… Read More

The Heartland of Willoughby Nursing Home

We have had several calls about The Heartland of Willoughby nursing home, which is located at 37603 Euclid Avenue in Willoughby, Ohio 44094. This is part of the Heartland chain of nursing homes, which is part of the ManorCare chain of nursing homes. Read More

'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