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Nursing home abuse alleged in Kettering nursing home

It is difficult enough being a caretaker, and it’s even more difficult to entrust the care of your loved one to another when you realize you can’t do it yourself. You can go through every review, interview the nursing home director, and take ever… Read More
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Neil Armstrong's family receives $6M in wrongful death settlement

  An article in today’s Dayton Daily News reveals that the family of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, reached a $6 million settlement with Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital over his wrongful death in 2012.  Mr… Read More
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Nursing home agrees to pay $11 million in Nursing Home Negligence case

A retired judge in Kentucky tragically died recently when his nursing home failed to administer the antibiotics he had been prescribed.  Judge Dan Schneider was a resident at Masonic Homes of Kentucky to recover from a hip infection.  The nurses at… Read More
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Ohio Nursing Home Falls

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is twice as likely for nursing home residents to experience a fall than it is for elderly individuals living at home. Nursing home residents are guaranteed certain rights nursing homes m… Read More
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Rise in patient injuries at for-profit nursing homes

A recent article in The Washington Post reported that HCR ManorCare, one of the largest nursing home corporations in the United States, had a staggering rise in patient injuries and health code violations after it was acquired by the Carlyle Group, a… Read More
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Can I sue the military if a military OB/GYN injures my baby?

Traditionally, it has been very difficult to sue the military for injuries suffered while on active duty, even if those injuries were caused by negligence of military doctors.  In 1946, Congress enacted the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) which makes… Read More
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Nursing Home Abuse Not Reported

According to the Associated Press, more than 1 in 4 cases of nursing home abuse are not being reported.  A recent government audit of nursing home abuse, conducted by the Health and Human Services  inspector general’s  office found that Medicare… Read More
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Nursing Home Arbitration Clauses; What you should know before selecting a nursing home

At some point you will be faced with the care of a sick or aging parent.  Your mom or dad needs a nursing home and you think you have found a good one.  You are handed a stack of paperwork to sign to get them admitted.  Hidden in that stack will b… Read More
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Nursing Home Negligence in State-owned Nursing Homes

Nursing home negligence is a major problem in Ohio.  With the ever increasing number of Ohioans needing nursing home care, it is important to protect the residents of nursing homes from nursing home negligence.  Whether it be nursing home falls, nu… Read More
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New Law - Passing a bicycle in Ohio

Good news for Ohio bicyclists.  The Ohio General Assembly approved House Bill 154 which requires motorists give a three-foot cushion when passing a bicycle in Ohio.  Ohio joined the 27 other States in the District of Columbia that have a mandatory… Read More
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