Inflation’s up. Providers’ insurance bills are likely next
Oct 03, 2022
Rising commercial insurance rates combined with coverage prices that typically outpace cost-of-living increases spell almost certain upcoming hikes in providers’ liability and commercial policies, according...
Pay attention to this case: County nursing homes face potential for increased liability
Neville M. Bilimoria
Jul 12, 2022
I wanted to bring to your attention an important case that, while it may not directly affect your facility, potentially may show the increased degradation of nursing home rights. It also may signal the...
Notable nursing home case headed to SCOTUS
May 23, 2022
Talevski v. Health and Hospital Corporation, et al., has potentially far-reaching implications and could significantly increase the number of claims against nursing homes and the cost of such claims.
Don’t forget about your departing employees
Neville M. Bilimoria
Mar 18, 2022
In this age of staffing problems, overworked administrators and overworked nurses, CNAs and DSPs in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, it can be hard to manage your workforce. I often hear stories...
Reducing liability exposures with video
Guy Fragala, Ph.D.
Mar 10, 2022
Falls among the elderly are a major problem within healthcare facilities, and this severe problem requires attention. Some proposed technological solutions include optical sensors or cameras linked to...
COVID-19 liability protections extended for nursing homes
Feb 14, 2022
Florida nursing homes are about to see their protection against COVID-19 liability lawsuits extended through next summer.
LTC operators paying higher liability costs since pandemic
Nov 24, 2021
Long-term care operators should be wary of increased liability costs following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic after a new report found that industry is facing increasing loss costs — with the frequency...
COVID lawsuit bounced back to state court, leaving nursing home cases open to ‘inconsistent’ interpretation
Oct 22, 2021
A COVID-19-related wrongful death lawsuit against two New Jersey nursing homes must be decided in state court — and not in federal court as providers had sought, according to a ruling issued Wednesday...
COVID-19 shields may have slowed lawsuits, but wave could still hit
Jul 23, 2021
Despite passage of laws meant to protect businesses from COVID-19 related lawsuits in 30 states, few legal challenges have materialized yet.
Potential False Claims Act liability for nursing homes
Jul 07, 2021
The FCA is the Department of Justice’s key tool in combating healthcare fraud and abuse The False Claims Act (FCA) provides a remedy of civil damages when a party 1) makes a false statement or engages...