Nursing Home Residents Dumped for More-Profitable COVID Patients
09/08/20 | Abuse and NeglectAn elderly man was discovered disheveled and alone on a sidewalk in Koreatown, Los Angeles. The 88-year-old man, suffering from dementia, was dumped at an unapproved boarding house by staff at the nursing home where he had be...Read More
How Do Bedsores Occur?
09/19/19 | Abuse and NeglectBedsores should virtually never occur in any patient who is properly monitored and cared for. These painful and potentially dangerous injuries are preventable if nursing homes insist on appropriate staff performance. If you o...Read More
How to Prevent Elder Abuse
08/20/19 | Abuse and NeglectElder abuse is a serious problem. According to the National Council on Aging, about 10 percent of all adults aged 60 and older have experienced some form of elder abuse. However, most researchers agree the actual percentages ...Read More
How to Report Elder Abuse in South Carolina
08/09/19 | Abuse and NeglectTrusting your loved one to the care of others is never easy. When a member of your family suffers elder abuse from another family member or from a caregiver, you must take action. Learning more about various types of abuse, t...Read More
South Carolina Nursing Homes as Rated by ProPublica and Medicare
07/04/19 | Abuse and NeglectAs the population ages, everyone is at greater risk for chronic illnesses or in need of specialized supervision. The number of South Carolina residents age 85 and older will increase 101 percent from 2012 to 2032. South Carol...Read More
What Is Nursing Home Abuse?
04/30/19 | Abuse and NeglectWhen you move an elderly member of your family into a nursing home, you have a right to expect that the nursing home will provide adequate care. South Carolina’s Bill of Rights for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities ind...Read More
The Unacceptable Reality of Elder Abuse
04/01/19 | Abuse and NeglectJune 15, 2006, was established as the first annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Despite more than a decade of global awareness, the egregious problem of elder abuse persists in the United States. Recently, the Greenville ...Read More
What Causes Pressure Sores?
06/18/18 | Abuse and NeglectProlonged pressure that limits blood flow to the skin cause pressure sores, or as they are more commonly known, bedsores. This injury commonly afflicts sedentary people who cannot to move out of certain positions. Remaining i...Read More
FAQ About Nursing Home Abuse Claims
06/04/18 | Abuse and NeglectIt’s difficult to imagine that the nursing home staff tasked with caring for its elderly patrons would ever engage in nursing home abuse. Still, abuse is a national concern for the almost 5 percent of people older than 65 i...Read More
What Are Chemical Restraints in a Nursing Home?
05/28/18 | Abuse and NeglectIf you had to make the difficult decision that your aging parent or relative needs nursing home care, you naturally want to make sure your mother or father receives the best care possible. One factor that it’s important to ...Read More
Nursing Home Residents Should Never Develop Bed Sores
03/26/18 | Abuse and NeglectMaking the decision that your loved one needs the skilled care of a nursing home is never an easy one. Furthermore, it necessitates a good deal of research and investigation to find a facility that will provide your elderly r...Read More
Nursing Home Injuries and the Risk of Overmedication
03/12/18 | Abuse and NeglectNursing home injuries are some of the most upsetting cases that attorneys come up against. After all, you entrusted your loved one—after what was most likely an agonizing decision-making process—to a nursing home that you...Read More
Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
01/08/18 | Abuse and NeglectIf your loved one lives in a nursing home, chances are you worry about her well-being and whether she receives proper treatment. South Carolina law expects nursing homes to meet a specific standard of care. This involves prov...Read More
GCSO: Caregiver pepper-sprayed, beat vulnerable patients | Local News – WYFF Home
08/22/14 | Abuse and Neglect, Auto Accidents, Personal InjuriesSouth Carolina wrongful death attorney Nathan Hughey has a pending wrongful death claim against SC Mentor arising out of an autistic male eloping from the facility in his underwear and a shirt, which has also been featured in...Read More
South Carolina Jury Awards $50 Million in Car Wreck Death Case
A BILLION DOLLARS, A TRILLION DOLLARS, AND EIGHT DOLLARS
12/21/13 | Abuse and NeglectThe corporations that own and operate Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, and even Hospitals are really, really, good at one thing – unfortunately its not providing care. What they are good at is the business of self-prom...Read More
Life and Death in Assisted Living – Assisted Living Abuse Lawyers – Assisted Living Neglect Lawyer Nathan Hughey
11/07/13 | Abuse and Neglect, SettlementsAs more and more elderly Americans choose to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, FRONTLINE and ProPublica examine whether this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry is putting seniors at risk? Ou...Read More
Negligent Security Lawsuit – Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed by College Students – Attorney Nathan Hughey
World of Hurt: Those Lost and Those Left Behind – Assisted Living Abuse
11/02/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical MalpracticeWe have had numerous wrongful death and other assisted living cases resolve recently, having had a wrongful death settlement hearing yesterday and having another Monday. George McAfee Born: March 13, 1918 Died: March 4, 200...Read More
South Carolina Slip and Fall Law in a Nutshell – +Hughey Law Firm – Injury Lawyers
South Carolina #wrongfuldeath lawyer @Nathan Hughey and @Hughey Law Firm – Injury Lawyers handle police negligence claims.
10/24/13 | Abuse and Neglect, Medical Malpractice, SettlementsUnfortunately these kind of problems happen many times out of the public eye for every time something is publicized. I’ve had multiple families come to me with deaths of family members who needed medical care while in c...Read More
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