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One Out of Every Dozen Seniors Is a Victim of Elder Abuse

Virginia Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer As the number of baby boomers continues to age, the number of nursing home residents will increase. Tragically, this also means that the number of nursing home abuse and neglect cases will also rise. According to statistics from the National Center on Elder Abuse, one in 13 seniors has been…

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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

One of the most difficult decisions a family has to make is to place their loved one in a nursing home. Taking care of an aging family member can be difficult and almost impossible to dedicate the time needed to because of full-time jobs and family responsibilities. Issues are compounded when the senior is suffering…

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The Silence of Nursing Home Neglect Injuries

Despite federal and state laws and oversight, both physical and psychological abuses in nursing homes are extremely prevalent. But just as rampant is the amount of nursing home neglect cases. When a nursing home resident is not given adequate care, they can suffer serious injury and harm to their emotional and physical health. Any family…

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