How to Prove Emotional Abuse in a Nursing Home

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While the hope for nursing homes is that they will provide a warm, attentive home-like environment for aging loved ones, this is unfortunately not always the case. Additionally, without being constantly present, it can be difficult to identify signs of abuse or neglect within a care facility, especially emotional abuse. There are many kinds of […]

Why Stage 3 and Stage 4 Bedsores/Pressure Ulcers are Nursing Home “Never Events”

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Attorney Tad Thomas | 888-981-0031 | Free Consult “If you find a pressure ulcer that they have not notified you about, that is a big red flag.” Bedsores, aka pressure ulcers, can occur in four different stages. A stage three or stage four bedsore/pressure ulcer is considered a “never event” in the medical community. In […]

What to Do if You Are Hurt by a Defective Medical Device

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Medical devices are relied upon by doctors and patients alike to work in predictable, effective ways. When a medical device fails to do so because of a defect, severe consequences can occur to a patient’s health. If you or a loved one were injured by a defective medical device, it can be difficult to figure […]

Coronavirus Elevates Threat of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

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Attorney Tad Thomas | 888-981-0031 | Free Consult “The most important thing isn’t the legal process. The most important thing is protecting that loved one immediately.” Elderly residents of nursing homes face an elevated risk of health complications from the coronavirus. They are also at a higher risk of another threat: elder abuse at the […]

Kentucky Senate On Board to Strengthen Protective Measures in Case of School Shooting

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There have already been eleven school shootings this year in 2018, and it isn’t even February yet.  Sadly, the public has become used to hearing about tragic incidents like this, and so today we have a juvenile in custody charged with two counts of murder and twelve counts of first-degree assault along with another town, […]

Kentucky Building Subject of an Asbestos Investigation

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According to WFIE NBC 14, the demolition of the Goodyear boiler plant in Madisonville, Kentucky, is on hold while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) conducts an asbestos investigation. “They told us there is no danger for any of the surrounding people as far as air quality…unless [they are] in the immediate vicinity of the site,” […]