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Author: jeff.powless

Dehydration – A Silent Killer In Nursing Homes (part 2)

Jun 21, 2018
In our last article, we discussed how nursing homes that allow patients to become significantly dehydrated may be committing a form of silent patient neglect. In this article, we will...

Dehydration – A Silent Killer In Nursing Homes (part 1)

Jun 12, 2018
Dehydration is a form of nursing home neglect. Nursing home neglect can manifest itself in many in different ways. Studies have found that 1 out of every 3 nursing home...

What Nursing Home Employees Say About Neglect And Abuse

May 15, 2018
When we investigate a nursing home neglect claim, we don’t just want to know what happened, we want to know why it happened. Part of what we do is interview...

How Long Do You Have To Sue A Nursing Home?

May 4, 2018
Ask An Expert: How Long Do I Have To Sue A Nursing Home? A question we are often asked is: “how long do I have to sue a nursing home?” ...

Why Reporting Nursing Home Abuse Helps

Apr 29, 2018
When you are considering reporting nursing home abuse or neglect, know that your complaint can help in a number of important ways. When state investigators receive a complaint, they have significant...

How To File A Nursing Home Complaint In Indiana

Apr 24, 2018
Ask An Expert: How Do I File A Nursing Home Complaint in Indiana? We are often asked how one should go about filing a complaint against an Indiana nursing home...

Ask An Expert: How Common Is Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse?

Apr 15, 2018
  Ask An Expert: How Common is Nursing Home Abuse?   As an attorney who represents nursing home patients and their families, I am often asked the important question: “how...

Indiana Nursing Home Aide Accused of Sexually Assaulting Multiple Patients Gets No Jail Time

Mar 11, 2016
According to court records and multiple news reports, Austin Gough, age 20, had been charged with three counts of sexual battery and three counts of attempted sexual battery as a...

Indiana Nursing Home Employee Indicted In Connection With Death

Mar 23, 2015
  According to news reports, a grand jury has filed new indictments against a former employee of Woodland Hills Care Center in Lawrenceburg, Indiana in connection with the death of...

NURSING HOME NEGLECT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THORTON TERRACE HEALTH CAMPUS

Mar 12, 2015
  The Powless Law Firm has filed a civil lawsuit alleging negligence by the Thorton Terrace Health Campus nursing home in Hanover, Indiana.  The allegations involve multiple instances of substandard care that resulted...
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