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Multiple Reports of Negligence in Connecticut Nursing Homes

Over the past week, multiple reports of Connecticut nursing homes being fined for negligence surfaced, with the instances published in local newspapers. According to the New Haven Register, the state Department of Public Health fined the Golden Hill Health Care Center in Milford, Bishop Wicke Health & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. in Shelton, Pope John Paul…

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Large Settlement Reached in Canadian Nursing Home Negligence Class Action Lawsuit

Trantolo & Trantolo represents plaintiffs in both nursing home negligence and class action cases in Connecticut. The following Canadian settlement is particularly notable for these fields of personal injury law. Reported on April 18, families of seniors and people with severe disabilities were awarded an $8.5 million CAD ($8.28 million USD) settlement from a class…

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Elder Abuse Predicted to Increase

In early January 2013, a report drew attention to elderly abuse in St. Louis-area nursing homes, and now an Associated Press piece shows that neglect, physical, and verbal abuse aren’t unique to these institutions. Rather, even when an elderly person is in the care of a family member, abuse still can – and frequently does…

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Report Sheds Light on Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

On January 9, a report of neglect and abuse at St. Louis-area nursing homes was released. In response to the Freedom of Information Act requested by investigative journalism group ProPublica, the documents include results from three years of inspections by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Findings include…

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