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What is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and a Survival Action?

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of someone else, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim, a survival claim, or both. Wrongful death and survival claims are similar to each other, but they also have distinct differences. It i… Read More
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Active duty can sue for malpractice at Wright-Patterson

There has been a big change in how active duty military members can receive compensation for malpractice injuries. This will have a big effect on military members who are the victims of malpractice at Wright-Patterson. The 2020 National Defense Autho… Read More
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Alzheimer's Abuse in Nursing Homes

Alzheimer’s Abuse in Nursing Homes Nursing home abuse is disturbing on its own. When the victim suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, this exploitation is heartbreaking. There are 220,000 people age 65 and older currently living with Alzheimer’s di… Read More
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Lack Of Supervision in Nursing Homes

Wandering: A Real Danger With Alzheimer’s Sufferers Wandering (also known as elopement) is a common behavior for older persons suffering from dementia, sun downers, Lewy body and especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. Wandering/elopement is e… Read More
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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. Armstro… 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 the… 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 i… Read More
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