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Tag: Philadelphia Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

Advancements in video technology have greatly aided the protection of vulnerable, elderly adults in nursing homes and other care facilities. When family members suspect that their loved one is being abused or neglected, they may secretly place a recording device in the resident’s room. Videos of elder abuse captured by these cameras are often very […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

Using arbitration instead of litigation sounds like a good idea on the surface. After all, isn’t it best to resolve nursing home abuse cases as quickly and quietly as possible? Some people don’t believe so. In fact, 34 senators and attorneys general nationwide have banded together in an attempt to ban pre-dispute arbitration agreements from […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Thursday, October 15, 2015.

Nursing home facilities provide an essential service for the elderly population, and a service that, according to some predictions, around half of Americans age 65 and older will make use of at some point in their lives. Because most people have to deal with skilled nursing home care at some point, either for a loved […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, September 4, 2015.

There is a troubling problem that is occurring across Pennsylvania nursing homes that is rarely discussed and that needs to be acknowledged and addressed — that of falls and the use of restraints to prevent them. Nursing home residents who suffer a fall often times sustain serious injuries that could result in a permanent disability, […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, June 19, 2015.

Many people are not aware of a silent epidemic that affects millions of people annually, and that is elder abuse. In order to raise awareness of this frightening epidemic the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, April 10, 2015.

The safety of our loved ones is a serious concern for anyone which is why legal protections are available in circumstances of nursing home neglect. A woman in Pennsylvania recently brought a lawsuit against a nursing home, asserting negligent care of her mother. The woman’s mother had been at the skilled nursing facility for approximately […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, February 27, 2015.

It is a difficult decision for many of us to place our loved ones in a nursing home. When that decision is finally made, families often go through great care and careful planning in choosing a facility and staff that will offer the utmost care and supervision to their older family members. Unfortunately, even the […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, January 16, 2015.

Growing older naturally presents more challenges for people. We all become more prone to disease, illness and accidents over time. Unfortunately, as elders we also become more vulnerable to abuse by others. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that each year hundreds of thousands of American adults age 60 and older […]