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A Legal Victory for Families of COVID-19 Victims

A Decatur, Georgia nursing home negligence lawyer provides the details Families who have filed COVID-19 lawsuits against nursing home operators alleging negligence and wrongful deaths scored a major legal victory when a federal court ruled on Oct. 21 that a case can proceed against two New Jersey facilities. The ruling could open the doors for...

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What Happens if Nursing Homes Close Due to the Pandemic?

A nursing home abuse lawyer in Georgia explains Even before the pandemic hit in 2020, many nursing homes were struggling. Staffing shortages, rising costs, and a decline in occupancy led more than 550 facilities to close between June 2015 to June 2019. The coronavirus spread rapidly in nursing homes throughout the country, leaving more than...

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Residential Care Facilities Have Lost 380,000 Workers

A Georgia nursing home abuse lawyer explains how staffing issues cause problems Across the country, many businesses are struggling to find workers. It’s a trend that started early in the pandemic and has impacted many types of employers, including residential care facilities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing homes and other residential...

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Fine Limits Removed for Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Violations

Our law firm reveals what you should know The federal government recently restored federal standards that remove limits on fines that can be levied against nursing homes for neglect, abuse, and other violations that occur in nursing homes nationwide. In 2017, the federal government reduced the maximum amount that nursing homes could be fined for...

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COVID-19 magnified Georgia nursing homes' troubles

The pandemic may be ending, but the problems it exposed won't just go away. When COVID-19 arrived in Georgia last year, the first places to be hit hard were nursing homes. Infections surged among residents and staff, and too many families had to watch their loved ones battle the disease from afar. The pandemic is...

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How we investigate nursing home abuse & neglect

It's no secret that Georgia nursing homes have struggled since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the depth of the problem is staggering. According to a report in Georgia Health News, nearly 80% of Georgia nursing homes haven't had a comprehensive recertification inspection in 18 months. The pandemic certainly didn't help, but there was...

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Why you need a car accident lawyer after a wreck

Nobody can predict when they'll be involved in a car accident. Every day we share the road with distracted drivers, speeders and aggressive drivers. Sometimes, we're in the presence of an impaired or drowsy driver. All it takes is one moment of poor judgment to cause someone's injury or death. That's why the car accident...

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Suing an assisted living facility for wrongful death

When loved ones move into an assisted living facility, we trust that they will get the care they need while still maintaining a sense of independence. Abuse or neglect at a facility can lead to a fatal illness or injury, however, and one way to hold negligent parties accountable is to file a wrongful death...

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