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Nursing Home Abuse Rasansky Law Firm December 29, 2015
Assisted Living Abuse Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

Has a loved one suffered abuse at an assisted living facility in Texas? Call 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. It’s important for the residents of assisted living facilities (and their families) to understand how to recognize elder abuse, and to what to do once it has been discovered. Residents of assisted living facilities usually are more independent…

Nursing Home Fire Lawsuit Attorney
Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

If your parent has been injured or killed in a nursing home fire, you owe it to them to seek the justice they deserve. Accidents happen all the time. However, many accidents can be attributed to a the actions or negligence of another person, employee, or company. When a fire causes death or severe injury to a…

How to Find the Best Nursing Home
Jeff Rasansky May 6, 2016

How to find a good nursing home, retirement home, or assisted living center. It can be stressful times when the decision to send a loved one to a nursing home arrives. Emotions from both parties can be overwhelming. You are no doubt worried about the potential for nursing home abuse, but know that proper planning and…

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Jeff Rasansky December 4, 2014

There is a growing problem with elder abuse in both nursing homes and in the home. Those who live in the state of Texas can report these incidents to the Attorney General’s Office or their local law enforcement agency if there is a reason to suspect a senior is in immediate danger. This issue is…

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Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

What are the laws regarding nanny cams and other hidden cameras in Texas nursing homes and retirement homes? Placing a loved one to a nursing home is a reality for many families. These facilities usually have nurses and caregivers whose duty it is to take care of the needs of their residents. However, there are…

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Jeff Rasansky May 21, 2015

Man charged with failure to report nursing home abuse. A Virginia nursing home administrator has been charged with failure to report an incident of abuse, according to the Washington Post. The nursing home administrator’s charge makes her the second person charged over the sexual abuse of a resident. A nursing home nurse aid was charged…

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Jeff Rasansky August 8, 2014

A skilled nursing facility in Fairmont, California has been sued by the wife of a resident for reckless or willful neglect. The consequences of the alleged neglect are gruesome but, unfortunately, they are in line with what oftentimes happens in these cases. Untreated Wounds The resident was admitted to the facility after having suffered a…

How to Find the Best Nursing Home
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

One of the ways that companies are trying to avoid responsibility for their actions is by putting arbitration agreements into contracts. As reported by NPR, these arbitration requirements in contracts can end up compromising the rights of individuals who are wronged by the companies that run nursing homes. Before you sign line one of a…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Abandonment and neglect are forms of nursing home abuse. One of the most common types of nursing home abuse and neglect is patient abandonment. But what exactly is nursing home abandonment, and how can you tell if your elder loved one is suffering the consequences of abandonment in his or her adult care facility? Let’s…

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Jeff Rasansky August 8, 2014

A former nursing home assistant has pled not guilty to an assault and battery charge against a 70-year-old patient. The patient was at a nursing home in Boston and suffers from cognitive impairments, as well as physical disabilities. The woman will be back in court on November 13 to have a pretrial conference over the…

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Jeff Rasansky September 17, 2014

A welcome upgrade to nursing home care and safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America have released a tool that’s designed to help long-term care facilities track infections more effectively. This system allows them to offer better prevention methods. According to an article in Infection Control…

Nursing Home Overmedication Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

Do you suspect that your parent or loved one is being over-medicated at a nursing home? Families all over the country depend on nursing homes to provide their loved ones with attentive care for long periods of time. Despite the fact that these facilities provide an invaluable service for families who are unable to fully care for their…

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Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

What are the most-common signs and symptoms of elder abuse at a nursing home? Every year millions of older Americans suffer from abuse or neglect at the hands of staff at nursing homes (also sometimes referred to as retirement homes or assisted living facilities) across the country.  Often unable to protect themselves and sometimes unable…

Alzheimer Patient Abused on Camera
Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

Seniors who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are at great risk for being abused by nurses and nursing home staffers. Why? Because they are often unable to fight back and because they are often unable to report the abuse. Even when physical signs of abuse appear, such as bruising, bleeding, or broken bones, it can…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Texas native Johnnie Esco died after a short stay at a nursing home – a stay that was supposed to be temporary while the woman recovered from a bout of pneumonia. When her family investigated the matter, they were shocked to discover multiple acts of nursing home negligence and fabrications, many of which they believe…

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Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

The symptoms of being abused are quite similar, no matter the age of the victim. The problem that one runs into in a nursing home situation is that the victim will oftentimes be unable to communicate coherently. Because of this, a situation may be created where the victim is abused over and over again by…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A man recently won a $2.9 million nursing home neglect lawsuit after he discovered that his wife of over sixty years received dangerously poor care during her stay at El Dorado Care Center – from the first day she arrived until her death just weeks later from pneumonia. Native Texan Johnnie Esco, 77, suffered silently…

Negligent Supervision Attorney
Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

How does Texas tort reform affect a nursing home injury or abuse case? Tort reform has been a hot-button issue in Texas and across the country in recent years, with many lawmakers and residents calling for a better civil justice system and fewer frivolous lawsuits. However, while there is certainly room for improvement in our…

Pressure Sores & Nursing Home Neglect
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Understaffing in Texas nursing homes is a serious concern. An investigation conducted by KHOUS News in Houston, Texas, has revealed troubling information about the state of Texas nursing homes as well as what those nursing homes are doing and saying to cover up their dangerous conditions. The research of the investigative news team found that…

Jeff Rasansky August 8, 2014

Many people know that Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can cause memory loss and confusion. However, fewer people know that these mental illnesses also cause disorientation and wandering. If you have an elder loved one who suffers from some form of dementia or memory loss, it is important that you understand the dangers. Let’s take a…

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