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Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer

When we place our elderly loved ones in someone else’s care, medical professionals, and trained staff, we expect them to be safe and cared for. When the staff neglect those in their care, putting them at risk, and at worst, causing their death, justice needs to be done. At Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C., our…

As the elderly population in the United States continues to rise, so too will the number of nursing home negligence and abuse cases. The graph below shows the growing number of people 65 and older living in the United States and forecasts a steeper increase until 2050. By 2050, nearly 25 percent of the population…

Planning long-term care for an aging loved one is a stressful, anxiety-fueled experience. Unfortunately, worrying has only just begun once the facility has been chosen. New Hampshire’s well-documented Nursing Home crisis is a microcosm of America’s long-term healthcare problem. Aside from regularly seeing the horrors of nursing home neglect in my practice, it has become…

TO AVOID NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE, KNOW YOUR “RIGHTS” Making the decision to admit a loved one to a nursing home can be an agonizing experience. We are tempted to think of the care rendered by such facilities as impersonal and vastly inferior to that which we would provide to our loved one at home. This is…

The National Center on Elder Abuse has come out with their most recent statistics and the results are truly staggering. It begins by acknowledging that the “Boomer Generation” effect will continue for decades and predicts that between 2012 and 2050, the United States will experience considerable growth in its older population. In fact, by 2050,…

“Walter” was an 87-year-old gentleman who suffered Alzheimer’s disease and became a full-time resident at the defendant’s assisted living facility. Internal documents obtained from the defendant during litigation revealed that “Walter” was last seen in the hallway outside his room at 2:30 a.m.  He was uneventfully redirected back to his room by a staff member. …

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,…

Over the course of many years, our law office has made its reputation in successfully taking on cases that most other firms don’t want. This is particularly true in matters that involve senior citizens who are injured or killed due to the negligence of others. The prevailing thinking among most law firms seems to be…

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…