Nursing Home Abuse and Personal Injury Lawyers
Mobile, Alabama
Mobile, AL 251-438-7503


Nursing Home That Had 83 Covid Deaths Still Operating

In April 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, police in New Jersey were dispatched to the Andover Subacute II nursing home in response to an anonymous tip. They discovered 17 bodies in a morgue that was designed to hold four. The attorney general’s office opened an investigation. Family members of residents described “disgusting” conditions...

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COVID-19 Negligence Lawsuits Against Nursing Homes Can Proceed

A Mobile, Alabama nursing home neglect lawyer explains the recent court ruling An appeals court recently ruled that several nursing home neglect and wrongful death lawsuits filed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic can continue to work their way through the state court system, according to a Reuters news article. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court...

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Report: High Rates of Drugging Patients at Nursing Homes Being Covered Up by Phony Diagnoses

An Alabama nursing home abuse lawyer explains Many nursing homes prescribe dangerous drugs to patients based on phony diagnoses, especially falsely diagnosing someone with schizophrenia, according to a recent New York Times investigation of nursing home abuse involving fake diagnoses of nursing home residents. “It is unacceptable for a facility to inappropriately classify a resident’s...

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Recent Nursing Home Staff Shortages Put Residents at Risk

Many nursing homes are understaffed due to fewer people working at them since the start of the pandemic last year, according to a recent study based on the latest jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Staffing shortages have sparked concerns among nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers and experts, who fear residents...

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Cap on nursing home violation fines lifted, but will it help residents?

For the last several years, a penalty cap has allowed nursing homes failing to meet safety standards off without facing harsh enough penalties—but not anymore. The Biden administration recently rolled back the nursing home penalty cap. That means the largest fine for a single violation is no longer around $22,000, but hundreds of thousands of...

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Nursing home resident with Alzheimer’s abused by employee

Alabama nursing home abuse lawyers reveal what you should know A nursing home employee was recently arrested for sexually abusing an 81-year-old nursing home resident with Alzheimer’s, according to recent news reports. The incident occurred at a nursing home in New York City, according to The Daily News. Police arrested a 44-year-old X-ray technician for...

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Braswell Murphy, LLC

105 N Conception St #100 Mobile, AL 36602

(251) 438-7503