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


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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Why is cleanliness critical for nursing home resident safety?

Nursing homes are similar to other health care facilities when it comes to the risk of exposure to unsanitary conditions. Residents and their families should be able to expect cleanliness and sanitary conditions in a nursing home. Nursing residents often suffer from several conditions linked to their age. Their immune systems are often not adequately...

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What are the 4 leading causes of nursing home deaths?

Nursing home residents are among the most vulnerable people. When placing a loved one into a facility, we like to think we can trust that they will receive the best care possible. When nursing homes aren't properly maintained and cleaned, or staff members aren't qualified to provide care, residents are at a heightened risk of...

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Lawmakers want minimum staffing requirements in nursing homes

In recent years, limited nursing home staffing has become a growing safety concern for residents. According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), incidents of nursing home abuse and neglect have more than doubled from 2013 to 2017. Flaws in staffing — including inadequate staffing, poor training, and poor screening — were identified as the leading risk factors....

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What are My Legal Options After I've Been Involved In A Boating Accident?

Boating accidents happen often in Alabama and Mississippi waters. Common boating accidents include collisions with other boats or swimmers. They can also include injuries received on a boat, such as falling overboard or injuries due to fire or malfunction. If you are injured in a boating accident, your first course of action is to contact...

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What Are My Legal Options After a Serious Car Accident?

Car accidents are a common occurrence on our nation’s roads. If you're injured in an accident, you will have medical expenses and car repair costs. These will likely be covered by an insurance company.  It is sometimes possible to settle your claim with the insurance company. You may need to file a lawsuit to recover...

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What are my legal rights if I was diagnosed with mesothelioma?

Have you or a family member been diagnosed with mesothelioma? If so, you can sue those who are to blame for you or your loved ones’ injuries. Mesothelioma occurs from illegal long-term exposure to asbestos. A reported 11 million people received long-term asbestos exposure at work between 1940-1978. Asbestos exposure can take about 40 years or...

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Filthy kitchens pose a grave danger to nursing home residents

In many cases, kitchens in nursing homes are dirtier and more dangerous than many people realize. In fact, improper food handling ranks as a key safety issue in Alabama nursing homes.  Unsanitary conditions related to food is the third most cited violation inside nursing homes (behind infection control and accidents), according to an investigation by...

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105 N. Conception St. #100 Mobile, AL 36602

(251) 438-7503