Too Close for Comfort: Nursing Home Residents Sometimes Abusive to Each Other

When we think of elder abuse, we usually associate it with family members and nursing home staff. But an increase in resident-to resident aggressive encounters at residential facilities, and abusive or hostile behavior among nursing home residents is a growing problem. According to a recent study by Cornell University-Weill Cornell Medical College, specific types of… Learn More »

Why nursing home residents can’t get a fair trial

The rights of nursing home residents are infringed by binding arbitration clauses.

Frivolous Lawsuits in the News

A few months ago I blogged about the famous McDonald’s coffee case, one of the most recognized personal injury lawsuits in America. This story has been back in the news lately because HBO is airing a documentary called Hot Coffee. It was this case that led to the formation of a collective belief based on… Learn More »