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Texas Nursing Home Abuse Arbitration
Jeff Rasansky September 13, 2017

Why is it so difficult to file a lawsuit against a nursing home? In 2016, the Federal Government said that no federal funding would be provided to nursing homes that continued to include arbitration requirements to residents. Less than a year later, they’re moving to eliminate this rule. After the death of a patient at…

Jeff Rasansky August 2, 2017

Texas ranks dead last in terms of nursing home care, and lawmakers have finally lost their patience. On September 1st, 2017, a new law officially takes effect in Texas which targets nursing homes repeatedly cited for serious violations, and makes it much more-difficult for them to avoid regulatory fines. The state of Texas is quickly losing…

Nursing Home Abuse Stats
Jeff Rasansky May 12, 2017

Facts & statistics regarding elder abuse in US nursing homes. While researchers may differ on some statistical findings, one thing on which they generally agree is that nursing home abuse has reached epidemic proportions and now requires collaborative intervention. Unlike child abuse and domestic violence, nursing home abuse is often overlooked, ignored, and under-reported. Some experts believe…

New Texas Nursing Home Laws 2017
Jeff Rasansky August 2, 2017

Several bills have been filed in 2017 which seek to improve nursing home care in Texas. Nursing home abuse is a serious problem, and one which Texas lawmakers have previously tried to legislate with little success. Now they’re making another attempt—two years after similar bills failed to pass. UPDATE: On April 19th, the Texas Senate unanimously approved Senate…

Jeff Rasansky March 3, 2017

Has a loved one died under suspicious circumstances while under the case of a nursing home or assisted living center? Losing a loved one is never easy, but it becomes even more difficult when you discover that nursing home negligence, neglect, or abuse may have led directly to their wrongful death. If you feel as though…

Houston Texas Elderly Abuse
Jeff Rasansky February 1, 2017

HOUSTON, TX — Caregiver arrested after she was caught on camera physically abusing elderly Alzheimer’s patient. Police have arrested 59-year-old caregiver Brenda Floyd today following the release of video footage showing her abusing 94-year-old Dorothy Bratten in Houston, Texas. Earlier this week, the Memorial Village Police Department released a shocking video showing an in-home health care worker repeatedly…

Minnie Graham
Jeff Rasansky January 24, 2017

Minnie Graham, an elderly resident of the Winters Park Nursing Home in Garland, suffered abuse from two workers until her family installed a hidden video camera. Nursing home caretakers Brenna Tiller and Iwuchukwu Ekechukwu were indicted after both were caught on video abusing an elderly nursing home resident in north Texas. 98-year-old Minnie Graham—who spent the…

Jeff Rasansky October 10, 2016

Nursing homes in Texas are facing serious patient-care issues… Issues which are simply unacceptable. New data shows that while the overall number of serious health-standard violations in nursing homes decreased on a nation level from 2010-2014, they actually increased in Texas. Even nursing home employees are admitting that there’s a serious decline in care which places nursing home residents…

Jeff Rasansky May 3, 2016

Total Recovery: $925,000.00 Nursing Home Abuse / Wrongful Death Jeff Rasansky secured a $925,000.00 settlement on behalf of the estate of an elderly woman who died from sepsis while under the care of a nursing home. It was discovered that staff failed to address complications related to a Groshong catheter, and as a result, the patient’s…

Jeff Rasansky May 3, 2016

Total Recovery: $800,000.00 Nursing Home Abuse / Wrongful Death Jeff Rasansky successfully represented the family of a 79-year-old nursing home patient who was deprived of food and water, which resulted in dramatic weight loss, dehydration, multiple urinary tract infections, and the woman’s eventual death. The case was eventually settled for $800,000.00.

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