A former business office employee at a West Virginia nursing home has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $80,000, the U. S. Attorney's Office announced this week.
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 appeal to the state's supreme court.
If the U.S. Supreme Court thought it had the final word on the validity of certain nursing home admissions arbitration agreements in 2012, well, it was wrong.
Among states with high percentages of seniors, Maine did the best, with 30% of its homes earning a five-star rating.
The West Virginia woman who robbed a nursing home at gunpoint back in May while dressed as a clown pleaded guilty this week.
The latest act in an ongoing circus around a gun-toting clown who robbed a nursing home played out in federal court Tuesday.
A wise editor once told me successful magazines need to target two basic human emotions: fear and greed. Over the years, that advice has proven remarkably resilient.
West Virginia courts incorrectly applied federal law in nursing home arbitration cases, U.S. Supreme Court rulesFebruary 22, 2012
The West Virginia Supreme Court must re-examine a major ruling that make nursing home arbitration agreements invalid, according to a U.S. Supreme Court decision Tuesday.