How to Prevent Elder Abuse Before It is Too Late

July 12th, 2016|nursing home negligence|

Thousands of elderly persons suffer from elder abuse, according to the U.S. Department of Human Health Administration on Aging (AoA).  The abuser is often someone they know, trust and depend on, such as a caretaker [...]

How to Spot the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

May 10th, 2016|blog, Negligence, nursing home negligence|

When we choose a nursing home for our family members, we do so with the utmost trust that the organization will care for our loved ones as we do. Sadly, many nursing homes take advantage [...]

Family Uncovers Criminal Past of Caregiver After Parents Die

June 1st, 2012|blog|

Entrusting the care of your loved ones with a stranger is an incredibly hard decision to make. Whether it’s a nursing home, assisted living program, or in-home caregiver, it takes a lot of trust and [...]

TN Lawmakers Give Negligent Nursing Homes a Break, Even in Cases of Wrongful Death

September 30th, 2011|blog, nursing home negligence|

The elderly in Tennessee are incredibly vulnerable to abuse.  In many cases, a victim lives with a family member who controls access to the outside world, in addition to his or her finances, meals, and [...]

Would Tennessee Personal Injury Settlement Caps Have the Intended Effect?

April 20th, 2011|blog, personal injury|

About one month after his inauguration as Tennessee Governor, Bill Haslam introduced his first pieces of legislation for the state. His interest in limiting personal injury lawsuit damage awards has gotten quite a bit of [...]