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| January 28, 2015

Nursing Home Abuse is Not Always Perpetrated by Strangers

Little Rock, AR (Law Firm Newswire) Janury 28, 2015 – Elder abuse is not just committed by strangers. Family members may be guilty of it. Abuse is not just manifested in physically slapping, hitting or punching someone. It also may…

Michael Smith

| December 17, 2014

Florida Nursing Home Aides Arrested on Abuse Charges

Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 17, 2014 – Two certified nursing assistants employed by a nursing home in Winter Haven, Florida, have been arrested after a hidden camera recorded them apparently abusing an elderly Alzheimer’s patient. “Abuse and neglect…

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| December 16, 2014

Camera Monitoring Proposed to Deter and Document Nursing Home Abuse

Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) December 16, 2014 – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has proposed legislation that would allow nursing home residents and their families to place cameras in the facilities to guard against abuse and neglect. httpvh:// The…

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| December 2, 2014

Michael Smith, Arkansas Attorney, Explains Continued U.S. Nursing Home Care Woes

Little Rock, AR (Law Firm Newswire) December 2, 2014 – Families for Better Care, a national advocacy group, ranks nursing homes across the country each year. This year, Arkansas saw an improvement in ranking. Other states did not fare so…

Michael Smith

| | November 24, 2014

Financial Exploitation Hits More and More Seniors; New Report Shows Troubling Trends

Palo Alto, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 24, 2014 – A new study from Allianz Life Insurance shows that fundamental misconceptions about elder financial abuse may be fueling the growing problem. According to the study, most seniors and their family…

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| November 21, 2014

California State Auditor Claims Department of Public Health Not Properly Investigating Nursing Home Abuse

Sacramento, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 21, 2014 – There is a backlog of over 11,000 nursing home abuse complaints in California. High-priority complaints received by the California Department of Public Health (DPH) relating to the abuse of seniors in…

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