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Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

If you have made the choice to place your loved one in a nursing home, we understand that you make this decision because that is where your loved one can receive the best care. However, instances of nursing home abuse are not uncommon. Abuses that occur in nursing homes are abhorrent, but family members often…

Nursing home abuse is absolutely abhorrent, and you should never have to worry about whether or not your loved one is being abused at the facility they reside in. Unfortunately, there are times when abuse does occur. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to many people thinking about the safety of nursing homes. Not all assisted…

The last few months have been an emotional rollercoaster for most people in this country. As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the US, hundreds of thousands of people have become ill, and many have died. We mourn the losses, while also celebrating the recoveries. Importantly, we want to keep our loved ones safe. Today,…

As coronavirus continues to gain a foothold in Massachusetts and the rest of the United States, there are many questions about safety, particularly for those residing in nursing homes. Here, the team at Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C. wants to bring you information concerning Covid-19 and how it could impact your loved ones who reside…

A substantial portion of our clients are seniors who have unfortunately been neglected or abused while living as patients in a nursing home. While the resulting harm may prove to be the same, there is a stark difference between the concepts of “negligence” and “abuse” in a nursing home setting. Nursing home staff members are…

Regular readers of this column know that our office routinely undertakes the representation of senior citizens who have been injured and, in some cases, killed, due to nursing home abuse or neglect. The facts that comprise each individual case are universally sad and nearly always preventable. One recent case illustrates this point. On May 22,…

Nursing homes exist to care for the frailest and vulnerable members of our society. Placing a loved one in a nursing home is never an easy decision, but family members typically find peace in making such a decision with the knowledge that their loved one will be kept safe. Most nursing home residents are well…

It is always a tough situation when a loved one must transition to a nursing home. As a relative, you no doubt research nursing homes in your area in order to find the most suitable living environment, with the assurance that your loved one’s needs will be met and that they will be well taken care…

Both state and federal laws mandate that nursing home facilities report serious cases of abuse to local police, yet a recent National Public Radio report citing an investigation conducted by the Office of Inspector General reveals that more than one-quarter of serious cases of nursing home abuse was not reported to authorities. Shockingly, some of…

Helping The Most Helpless Since 1995As personal injury attorneys, we are aware of the skepticism that many people hold toward injury lawyers. Happily, this skepticism rarely manifests in cases involving handling nursing home negligence and abuse. We believe this is the case because injured nursing home residents and their families clearly need the caring assistance…