CA Supreme Court backs employers in ‘take-home’ COVID case
Jul 10, 2023
Nursing homes and other employers cannot be held legally or financially responsible for preventing the spread of COVID-19 from their employees to their household members, the California Supreme Court has...
Employer protections in spotlight as court considers ‘take-home’ COVID liability
May 08, 2023
Can an employer be held accountable for a spouse made deathly ill by the case of COVID-19 a loved one brought home from work?
Provider insurance rates finally ‘bending in positive direction’ but not all sunny: report
May 02, 2023
Long-term care providers could begin to see some relief this spring from insurance rates that escalated during the pandemic.
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...