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Mark Favaloro

North Carolina Nursing Home Ratings May Not Be Entirely Accurate

When searching for pretty much anything these days, most people start with the Internet. This even holds true for those deciding on a nursing home for a loved one who is no longer able to live…

Mark Favaloro

North Carolina Nursing Home Neglect Fines Not Nearly High Enough

A $510 fine levied against a Torrington, Connecticut (CT), nursing home for failing to properly supervise a meal during which a disabled patient choked to death on a peanut butter and jelly…

Mark Favaloro

Nursing Homes Lack Disaster Plans, Putting Residents at Risk

In light of the many natural disasters that have occurred in the last few months across the U.S., the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a timely report regarding the state of…

Mark Favaloro

Man Awarded $200 Million in the Nursing Home Death of His Mother

In the fall of 2004, a 92-year-old nursing home resident pushed herself in her wheelchair through a door leading to a stairwell. She fell in the wheelchair down the flight of stairs and laid…

Randy Appleton

Things to Know About Nursing Home Liability Law

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is a heart-wrenching decision for any family. It’s an emotional task, and one that should not and cannot be made lightly. There’s no shortage…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Pressure Wounds or Ulcers – One Good Turn Deserves Another

Nursing homes for elderly or infirm loved ones are an unfortunate, but sometimes necessary, reality. Many family’s come to discover that as their loved ones age, they require care that their family…

Jim Lewis

Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse- Is Your Elderly Loved One Being Mistreated?

No one wants to put their elderly loved on in a nursing home facility, but sometimes it is unavoidable. The elderly can require medical care or attention that loved ones just can not provide. When…

Jim Lewis

North Carolina Releases a Rating System for Nursing Homes

North Carolina (NC) has started a rating system for nursing homes. So far, 585 of the 1,300 nursing homes registered in North Carolina (NC) have been reviewed. The rating system gives nursing homes…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro, P.C.

The Harsh Reality of Nursing Home Abuse

In most cases, the nursing home and elder care facilities that make up the bulk of the assisted living communities across the United States are staffed with well trained, caring and…

Randy Appleton

Spotting Nursing Home Abuse

In our busy world where most professionals and their families are too busy with their work and businesses, the elderly members of their families are often left in the care of nursing…