Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing Home Residents Signing Away Their Legal Rights

When someone enters a nursing home or assisted living facility, there is a mountain of paper work to fill out. One includes a clause that waives the resident’s right to a jury if they suffer severe neglect, serious injuries, death or sexual and physical abuse. These forced arbitration clauses are signed by elderly, ill, or […]

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Improper Care Leads to Nursing Home Death

With more and more Oregonians living longer and with more serious health issues, nursing home neglect and abuse is an increasingly important issue. We recently helped the family of a 59-year old man who died following a short admission to a Memory Care Center.

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Multiple Nursing Home Residents Abused

Lara Johnson represented the families of several nursing home residents who were subjected to neglectful and abusive care at a nursing home. The administrator had been informed by staff working there that they observed a specific employee physically or verbally abusing residents.

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Nursing Home Negligence Arbitration

We represented the family of Mary O’Meara, an 83-year-old woman who died following her admission to a nursing home. Mary had complex chronic medical problems but she had been able to successfully live in her own home with the support of her family and some professional care givers.

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