California Elder Abuse Caught on Granny...

California Elder Abuse Caught on Granny Cam

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A Fair Oaks, California assisted living facility was shut down last week by the state after a family member placed a granny cam and caught some pretty astonishing things on tape. According to news reports, one staffer was caught violently shaking a resident in her wheelchair, and dumping the chair backward. Another clip shows the […]

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California Nursing Home Residents Have Greater Access To Information Regarding...

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In the new year, patients, families and visitors to California skilled nursing facilities (aka nursing homes, convalescent care centers) will be able to read the federal ratings of the facility utilizing a 1-5 star system. These ratings must be publicly posted and are intended to reflect the quality of care provided by the facility. New […]

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California Nursing Home Settlements Subject To One-Year Moratorium on Medicare...

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If a litigant received medical care paid for by Medicare and related to the injury claimed in a lawsuit, the litigant is required to pay Medicare back for those services if they prevail by settlement or jury award. So, the typical nursing home patient suing under the Elder Abuse Act for Neglect likely received medical […]

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