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Nursing Home Abuse Rasansky Law Firm December 29, 2015
Brad Harris, owner of Novus Health Care Services
Justin King April 5, 2016

FRISCO, TX — The owner of a north Texas hospice is under investigation for allegedly instructing nurses to hasten the deaths of their patients for the purposes of holding on to federal funding. 34-year-old Brad Harris, owner of Novus Health Care Services, has been under investigation since 2014 for a variety of infractions, some of which include…

House Bill 1110
Jeff Rasansky February 25, 2015

H.B. 1110 aims to hold Oklahoma nursing homes responsible for suspicious deaths by creating a Vulnerable Adult Injury and Death Review Board. Nursing home care is a big deal for many families across the country, particularly in Oklahoma.  A new bill has been introduced which looks to hold culpable individuals and home care centers responsible for their role in…

Alzheimer Patient Abused on Camera
Jeff Rasansky November 7, 2014

Disturbing abuse of an elderly Alzheimer’s patient leads to the arrest of two Florida nursing home employees. Two employees of a Florida nursing home are being held without bond at the Polk County Jail for allegedly inflicting abuse on an elderly man said to be suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia and psychosis. The two, 28-year-old Yashika Jones…

Jeff Rasansky May 6, 2016

Texas didn’t just fail the test when it comes to nursing home care, they got last place. The state of Texas recently came under fire when it was named as the worst in terms of nursing home care in the country. According to a report by Better Care, a Florida-based advocacy group, Texas received an…

Jeff Rasansky August 8, 2014

​Families for Better Care, a Florida based nursing home resident advocacy group, published the first ever state by state nursing home report card. The group scored, ranked and graded states on eight different federal quality measures ranging from the percentage of facilities with severe deficiencies to the number of hours frontline caregivers averaged per resident…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Santa Fe nursing home sued over a patient’s wrongful death A nursing home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is being sued over the death of a woman in 2010. According to reporting in the Santa Fe New Mexican, the lawsuit was filed by her son. At the time of her death, the woman was 85-years-old….

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

When a Texas couple couldn’t provide evidence that their autistic son was being abused in his group home, they installed a hidden camera in his room. What they found was a shocking case of Texas nursing home abuse. Karen and Michael Hartley are the parents of 22-year-old Taylor, who developed autism when he was a…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Ninety-two-year-old Catherine McCann was an Alzheimer’s patient at the Lutheran Home for the Aged in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Her family is suing the home for providing substandard care after more than 50 maggots were removed from the woman’s ear. On September 16, 2012, a nurse at the Lutheran Home was caring for Ms. McCann when…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

An Austin man has been charged with injury to an elderly person after being caught causing physical injury to a resident of a Texas nursing home. Twenty-six-year-old Cornelius Dwayne Neal, an employee at Summit at Lakeway, was caught on camera in the act of physically abusing a 94-year-old female resident. The woman is disabled and…

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

Underwear designed to help prevent bed sores. The sick, the elderly, and others who are stuck in the same position for long periods of time may suffer from bedsores, also known as pressure sores. These are injuries that occur when the skin is compressed by the body’s own weight causing circulation to shut down. The…

Negligent Supervision Attorney
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Are the Texas tort reform laws making it more difficult for those with nursing home neglect and abuse complaints to file lawsuits? One San Antonio woman says that she is having difficulty finding justice for her sister because of the new nursing home tort reform laws. Isabel Rodriguez complained to both the San Antonio Police…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

After recognizing that far too many nursing home residents across the country are taking antipsychotic drugs to treat their dementia, both federal and state health officials have teamed together to curb this drug use and spread awareness about effective treatments for aging-related neurological problems. According to U.S. News & World Report, the U.S. Centers for…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A family wants answers after they claimed their 94-year-old loved one died of neglect just months after moving to a Texas nursing home. According to local news sources, Consepcion De La Garza was healthy and sharp when she was moved to the Buena Vida nursing home in San Antonio. But just weeks after she had…

Texas Judge
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

The children of a deceased League City nursing home resident have filed a Texas nursing home negligence lawsuit against the facility that was caring for her mother. According to the Galveston Daily News, Diane Hallman and Stanley Mohr have filed a wrongful death suit against Regent Care Center of League City, claiming that the Texas…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

The daughter of a former nursing home resident at Seabreeze Nursing & Rehabilitation has filed a Texas nursing home neglect lawsuit regarding the death of her father at the adult care facility two years ago. According to the Southeast Texas Record, Willie Gamble died from malnourishment and bedsores in October of 2009 after spending the last seven…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

The Corpus Christi State Supported Living Center has made a significant number of improvements since coming under fire for staging fights between residents in 2009. However, the United States Department of Justice says that the Texas assisted living home for those with mental illness still have a number of issues to fix in the future…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Although improvements have been made, the Austin State Supported Living Center is still not meeting the standards set forth by the United States Department of Justice to provide a safe and healthy living environment for the mentally disabled residents who live there. In the summer of 2009, an independent investigation found that the state-run adult…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Three nursing homes in the San Antonio area have been shut down by Texas authorities after officials discovered the assisted living facilities were operating without a license. The homes, which were located in Cibolo, Selma and San Antonio, operated under the names Elderly Care San Antonio and TLC In-Home Care. They were allegedly run by Ninfa Alba…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A Lake Worth nursing home is facing controversy and a state investigation because of the high number of sex offenders, past criminals, and parolees that live in the adult care facilities. Some worry that the number of criminals and convicted sex offenders are a danger to other nursing home patients and to those in the surrounding areas,…

Nursing Home Elopement Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A nursing home resident was found dead outside of a Texas adult care facility hours after he wandered from his room. Shockingly, this is the third such wandering incident in less than a year at the nursing home – and one of over a dozen incidents involving injury, abuse, harassment, and neglect since 2010. According to local…

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