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A nursing home employee hurt my loved one- Can I sue the nursing home?

If a nursing home employee hurt your loved one, you may be able to sue the nursing home. The law requires nursing homes to take certain steps to prevent abuse from occurring in their facility. So, if a nursing home...
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Why would a nursing home lawsuit be filed?

  Transcript: A nursing home claim will most often go to court for one of two reasons. First, the parties are unable to negotiate a settlement, or the case must be filed to preserve a claim. Generally, a claim begins...
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How much is a bedsore case worth?

How much is a bedsore case worth? Meritorious bedsore lawsuits may be worth anywhere from low six figures to several million dollars, depending on the facts of the specific case. Still, nothing is guaranteed. There are many, many factors affecting...
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How much is a nursing home neglect case worth?

  Transcript: The value of your nursing home neglect case will depend greatly on the facts of your particular situation, which includes the jurisdiction you are in and the venue for the claim. Generally, the value of a nursing home...
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How much is a nursing home abuse case worth?

  Transcript: The value of a nursing home abuse case will vary depending on the facts of each individual case. There are three primary drivers to case value: liability, causation, and damages. Cases that are high in value tend to...
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Who regulates nursing homes in Georgia?

  Transcript: Healthcare Facility Regulation, a division of the Georgia Department of Community Health, regulates nursing homes in Georgia. Among other things, Healthcare Facility Regulation (or HFR) licenses, oversees, and inspects Georgia’s many health care facilities. Within HFR, the Office...
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Why would a nursing home case go to court?

  Transcript: A nursing home case goes to court when the two parties involved cannot settle the case outside of court – meaning they cannot agree on a recovery amount. Additionally, a nursing home case will not go to court...
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What is sepsis and septic shock?

  Transcript: Sepsis is a complication of an infection that has become life-threatening. The final stage of sepsis is septic shock, at which point the infection has become either so severe or so widespread that it causes organ failure and...
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What is c. difficile?

  Transcript: C. difficile, or clostridium difficile colitis, is a bacterial infection that causes an inflammation in the colon. Symptoms include stomach pain, diarrhea, and fever. C. difficile can severely damage the colon and has the potential to be fatal....
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What is aspiration pneumonia?

  Transcript: Aspiration pneumonia occurs when a person inhales foreign material through the lungs. Symptoms of aspiration pneumonia include chest pain, shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing, foul-smelling breath, and excessive sweating. Treatment usually involves antibiotics, and sometimes hospitalization....
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