Extendicare Settles Nursing Home Negligence and Fraud Claims

Extendicare Nursing Home Chain Pays $38 Million to Settle Nursing Home Negligence and Fraud Claims One of the United States’s largest nursing home chains, Extendicare, has agreed to resolve federal claims of nursing home negligence and fraud claims for $38 million, according to the Justice Department. “Our seniors rely on the Medicare and Medicaid programs to provide them with quality care, … [Read more...]

Nursing Homes Negligent Installing Sprinkler Systems

Fires at Nursing Homes Reveal Negligence with Building Safety, No Sprinkler Systems Nursing homes have faced heavy criticism in recent years because employees can abuse or neglect residents at these facilities. Vulnerable older adults have been subjected to all types of nursing home abuse from medication neglect to sexual and physical abuse. As more families file lawsuits against these for-profit … [Read more...]