Breach of Contract as a Claim in Nursing Home Litigation

Breach of Contract Nursing home residents are required to sign a contract during the admissions process. The admissions contract is a binding agreement between the resident and the facility. For example, the resident promises payment in exchange for reasonable and proper care. But in order to provide proper care the nursing home must abide by numerous state and federal regulations …

Admissibility of Prior Conduct in Nursing Home Litigation

Prior Conduct in Nursing Home Litigation Introducing past accidents or incidents is very valuable in a nursing home claim. These prior incidents can help establish that the circumstances leading to the injury were foreseeable. Prior conduct can also show that the nursing home facility knew of the potential for an injury. Showing that the injury was foreseeable and that the facility …