Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Sep 15, 2014

Pre-Suit Discovery in Nursing Home Litigation

2019-06-11T07:06:26-05:00Categories: Nursing Home Law|Tags: , , , , |

In nursing home litigation, it is essential to gather as much information as possible from the facility. This means demanding every document and record that the home is willing to provide before filing a lawsuit. Nursing homes are required by law to maintain many records that can provide insight into the case. While they may [...]

Sep 01, 2014

Physical Restraints

2019-06-11T07:06:27-05:00Categories: Nursing Home Law|Tags: , , , , , |

Loved ones sometimes need physical restraints to prevent falls or recover from a medical procedure. It is also true that there are sometimes medical reasons to prescribe restraints. But too often nursing homes use restraints as punishment or a way to restrict movement of residents. This is against federal law. In fact, except for emergency [...]