Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits Filed After Hepatitis C Outbreak

Hepatitis C Outbreak Leads to Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits in North Dakota Two elderly residents who contracted Hepatitis C at a nursing home in North Dakota in 2013 filed nursing home abuse lawsuits against the facility, and a federal nursing home abuse lawsuit might eventually cover all 44 patients who contracted the disease. John Fenner, 78, and Lilas Guttormson, 84, filed a nursing home … [Read more...]

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...]