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


Proving negligence in a medical malpractice case

A medical error occurs when a patient sustains an injury by a healthcare professional who fails to properly perform medical duties. When a patient is injured due to medical malpractice, the hospital, doctor or medical staff are often found responsible. The insurance companies representing hospitals and other medical facilities have an obligation to compensate victims....

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The 4 ways to report nursing home abuse and neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect are absolutely tragic, and what's even more tragic is that they're underreported. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, it's important to know what to do if you suspect something might be wrong: how to identify abuse, and how to report it. You are your loved one's...

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COVID-19 tests sent to nursing homes bring new problems

The federal government’s response to COVID-19 brings to mind a quote from former President Ronald Reagan: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Or, as one skilled nursing home executive recently told The New York Times: “At the moment we’re in testing hell.”...

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Nursing home neglect is possible when families can't visit

Nursing home neglect lawyers explain why families want to visit Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many states prohibited nursing homes from allowing visitors, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Now, many families want state officials to remove restrictions and allow families to visit loved ones in nursing homes, according to News. Little has...

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How prevalent are hip fractures among nursing home residents?

Hip fractures are among the most common types of serious injuries sustained in nursing homes. When residents are properly cared for and nursing home staff provide adequate assistance, these injuries can be prevented. Hip fractures are generally common in older adults and can lead to serious complications or death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Leave policies should support sick nursing home workers staying home to avoid spreading infection

Preventing infection is vital in facilities like nursing homes to cut the risk of transmitting illnesses. That means employees at healthcare sites must learn to stay home when sick. HealthLeaders revealed a study that found healthcare workers often come to work sick and that flexible sick leave policies may help stop that. What causes infections in...

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Braswell Murphy, LLC

105 N Conception St #100 Mobile, AL 36602

(251) 438-7503