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Allegations Against Nursing Home Corporation By Former Employees Results In Massive Settlement

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that Life Care Centers of America, Inc. (Life Care) and its owner, Forrest L. Preston, agreed to pay $145 Million to resolve a lawsuit that alleged that Life Care violated the federal False Claims Act.  According to Justice Department’s announcement, the lawsuit alleged that Life Care knowingly caused skilled … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Indiana Nursing Home Alleges Neglect and Wrongful Death

    LOGANSPORT, INDIANA — The family of a former patient of the Chase Center nursing home facility has filed a “proposed complaint” with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging negligence and wrongful death after the patient suffered at least eleven (11) falls while under the care of the facility and also developed multiple “advanced … Read more

Can What Happened At That Florida Nursing Home Happen Here?

  The nation is rightly shocked and outraged by the circumstances that led to the horrific deaths of 8 nursing home patients who resided at the Rehabilitation Center At Hollywood Hills, located in Hollywood, Florida. This tragic event has left many of the more than 1.4 million nursing home patients and their families across the … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Garden Villa Health Nursing Home After Patient’s Femur Broken During Catheter Insertion

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – The family of a former patient of the Garden Villa nursing home facility has filed a proposed Complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging negligence and wrongful death after the patient suffered an “acute, displaced fracture” of patient’s right femur. According to the Complaint, the patient was admitted to the facility … Read more

Indiana Senior Care Ranked Dead Last In U.S. According To New AARP Scorecard

Meanwhile legislators vote to limit nursing home accountability. INDIANAPOLIS — A newly released study found that Indiana provides the worst care in the United States for seniors and those with disabilities. The study, conducted by AARP Public Policy Institute, ranked Indiana dead last — 51st out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia on … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Fertility Doctor Who Allegedly Used Own Sperm to Impregnate Patients

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA—A former patient of Reproductive Endocrinology Associates has filed a proposed complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging negligence, constructive fraud, and battery, against Dr. Donald Cline. The complaint alleges that Dr. Cline surreptitiously, improperly and without consent used his own sperm to artificially inseminate the patient. According to the complaint, the patient … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Grace Village Nursing Home After Patient Suffered 15 Falls And Died From Head Injury

WINONA LAKE, INDIANA — The family of a former patient of the Grace Village Health Care facility has filed a proposed complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging negligence and wrongful death after the patient suffered at least fifteen (15) falls at the facility within weeks of being admitted.  The complaint alleges that after … Read more

Indiana Nursing Home Neglect Attorney Accepted into National Trial Lawyers Top 100

We are happy to announce that the National Trial Lawyers organization has selected attorney Jeff Powless for inclusion into the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers in Indiana. The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization comprised of premier trial lawyers from across the country who have demonstrated exceptional qualifications in their area of the law. … Read more

Claim Filed Against Hospital and Physician Alleging Patient Given Deadly Dose of Fentanyl

  INDIANA — The family of a retired Crawfordsville man who died after receiving a dose of Fentanyl while a patient at a local hospital has filed a complaint alleging negligence and wrongful death with the Indiana Department of Insurance. The complaint, filed against Franciscan Health Crawfordsville, a physician, and other legal entities, alleges the … Read more

Medical Negligence Claim Filed Against Hospital After Patient Discharged Without Treatment for a Stroke

WASHINGTON, INDIANA — A former patient of Daviess County Hospital has filed a complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging medical negligence because the patient was discharged from the ER after suffering a stroke without proper and necessary assessment and treatment. As a result, the complaint alleges, the former patient has suffered severe and … Read more