California Understaffing Lawsuit Settled for $62.8...

California Understaffing Lawsuit Settled for $62.8 Million dollars.

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I previously reported on the unprecedented Skilled Healthcare verdict relating to chronic under-staffing in 22 nursing homes over a 6 year period. The jury awarded the members of the class $677,000,000, a figure derived by multiplying a $500 statutory penalty times the number of days each of the 22 facilities were proven to be staffed […]

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Los Angeles Elder Care Home Loses Elderly Woman; Found in...

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How does an elderly demented woman get locked in a retirement home walk-in freezer? According to news reports a 94 year old resident of Silverado Senior Living, in Calabasas, California went “missing” and was found in the walk-in freezer. Seriously, how does that happen? These facilities have lots of kitchen staff. Did no one see […]

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Ventura County Nursing Home Fails to Protect Patient from Multiple...

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An 82 year old male who, during a rehabilitative stay following treatment for back spasms, suffered two falls in the middle of the night, one on October 1 and a second fall on October 2. The second fall resulted in a brain injury. He suffered bleeding in the brain which caused pressure, which had to […]

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