Nursing home critics are driving for deeper investigation into how operators “reward” themselves with lucrative self-dealing contracts while allegedly keeping staffing levels low.
Ask the Legal Expert about … understaffing lawsuits
Nov 06, 2017
I read about a state supreme court upholding class-action status for a lawsuit alleging “chronic understaffing.” How do we insulate ourselves from such allegations?
Will 29-hour workweeks be the new normal in long-term care?
Oct 21, 2013
We’ve been hearing a lot lately about problems uninsured people are having with health exchanges. But not much is being reported about a different kind of exchange many long-term care managers might...
$90 million verdict against HCR ManorCare will stand, judge rules
Apr 15, 2013
HCR ManorCare was appropriately penalized $90 million in a case involving resident neglect and understaffing, a judge in West Virginia ruled last week. Lawyers for the nursing home company said they would...