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Nursing Home Chain Facing Several Lawsuits Files for Bankruptcy
Jeff Rasansky February 14, 2018

A large nursing home chain with facilities across the country has filed for bankruptcy, citing lawsuits as the cause. Nursing home operator Preferred Care blames their financial woes on “predatory” lawsuits, but inspection reports and case filings indicate a history of poor care, inadequate staffing, negligence, abuse, and even wrongful death. Preferred Care was founded…

Nursing Homes Hiring Convicted Criminals
Jeff Rasansky April 12, 2018

Lax regulations in Texas nursing homes put residents at risk. According to News 8 investigator Charlotte Huffman (who spent several months analyzing state data), many nursing homes in Texas employ Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) who have a history of violent crimes. In Texas, apparently due to loopholes in regulations, someone who has plead guilty to serious and/or…

Nursing Home Fall Lawsuits
Jeff Rasansky December 1, 2017

Has a parent or loved one suffered serious injury due to a fall, or repeated falls, while a resident of a Texas nursing home? Our Dallas lawyers may be able to help your family file an injury claim in order to recover compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. Call us today…

Necrotizing Fasciitis Attorneys in Dallas
Jeff Rasansky November 21, 2017

Have you contracted necrotizing fasciitis while at a hospital or nursing home in Texas? Call us today at 1-877-405-4313. Necrotizing fasciitis is a bacterial infection of the skin. It spreads quickly and kills the soft tissue of the body. Accurate diagnosis is essential in order to ensure prompt treatment as the disease can become deadly in…

Nuedexta Elderly Side Effects
Jeff Rasansky December 1, 2017

New report details the meteoric rise in off-label Nuedexta prescriptions pushed on nursing home residents. Nursing home care in Texas is at an all-time low, and a recent CNN exposé highlighting the over-prescription of a drug used to treat a rare neurological disease brings a very serious problem to light. Nuedexta® (dextromethorphan/quinidine) is used to treat…

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 December 1, 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…

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