Trials In Nursing Home Abuse Case Pushed To 2017

The Bowling Green Daily News reported last month that the trials for three former nursing home employees would be pushed to 2017.  The trials had been scheduled for November 3; however, the trials are not scheduled for February 23, 2017. The trials stem from allegations of abuse and neglect at the Edmonson Center Nursing Home. One person faces 14 counts of first-degree criminal abuse of an adult, 14 counts of fourth-degree assault, two counts of second-degree wanton endangerment, and 14 counts of knowingly abusing/neglecting an adult. […]

By | November 11th, 2016|Kentucky Injury Lawyer, Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Trials In Nursing Home Abuse Case Pushed To 2017

Can I Sue For Emotional Abuse In A Nursing Home?

Elder abuse is a serious problem in America. Millions of elderly individuals are abused each year in this country. One estimate states that 1 in 10 Americans 60 years and older are victims of abuse. Elder abuse occurs in any setting, including in nursing homes, assisted care facilities, hospitals, and at home. Additionally, elder abuse takes many forms. What Constitutes Elder Abuse? Elder abuse can take one of several different forms. Most people think about physical abuse when they hear about elder abuse. However, there are other forms of elder abuse, including: Financial abuse; Verbal abuse; Neglect; and, Emotional abuse. […]

By | October 19th, 2016|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Can I Sue For Emotional Abuse In A Nursing Home?