Holding nursing homes accountable

Is anyone safe from the predators?

January 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Do you think you are safe from probate predators? We have often discussed the almost endless ways that guardianships can be used by court insiders to exploit seniors and their families by imposing unneeded or unwanted guardianships on a senior, especially a senior with assets. While there is plenty of blame to go around, we have often said that without the court insider judges none of this abuse could be possible. Scandals in various states including New Mexico, Nevada, Michigan and of course [- more...]

Audio: Suing A Nursing Home Could Get Easier Under Proposed Federal Rules

October 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

From NPR, “All Things Considered” 19 October 2015 http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/10/19/449957318/suing-a-nursing-home-could-get-easier-under-proposed-federal-rules Suing A Nursing Home Could Get Easier Under Proposed Federal Rules OCTOBER 19, 2015 3:30 PM ET Ina Jaffe 2010 INA JAFFE Proponents of arbitration say the system is more efficient than going to court for both sides, but arbitration can be costly, too. And a 2009 study showed the typical awards in nursing [- more...]