SC Senior Center Faces Four Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Four Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits Filed Against Home in Florence, SC The Emeritus facility at Laurel Gardens, a senior care center in Florence, SC, faces four nursing home abuse and neglect lawsuits filed against the center in February 2014. One of the nursing home abuse claims alleges that one of the residents, who had dementia, was "injured as a result of abuse and neglect." A second claim … [Read more...]

Former Nurse Charged with Elder Abuse Leading to Death

Former Nursing Home Worker Charged with Severe Elder Abuse in Death of Resident A former nurse at a nursing home in Indiana has been charged with criminal elder abuse in the death of a 77-year-old resident. Kathy Hess, who worked at the Woodlawn Hill Care Center, faces multiple criminal elder abuse charges in the death of resident Dionne Scalf. An autopsy concluded that Scalf died from a broken … [Read more...]