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A case study in COVID-19 criminality

COVID-19 hit Holyoke Soldiers’ Home last March, when most of us were just learning the term “social distancing” and had no awareness of asymptomatic positives. While the global medical community grappled with the pandemic, it raged through Soldiers’ Home and killed 76 veterans; 84 others tested positive and recovered. As elected officials scrambled for solutions…

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Ten tips to lower your LTC litigation costs

If you are a provider of long term care services, the odds are that, in today’s litigation climate, your long term care facility will get sued. Full-page newspapers ads, expensive television spots and billboards target nursing homes and encourage families to go see a lawyer. Despite giving great care, our charts are never perfect. Lawsuits get filed and that gets expensive. Over the past 16 years of defending long term care cases, I have learned a thing or two, or ten, about how facilities can keep costs down.

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