February 15, 2019

Florida Cities With The Largest Number of Poorly Ranked Nursing Homes

In Florida, there are 155 nursing home facilities that have received either a 1- or 2-star overall quality rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This star quality rating is a system created by CMS so…

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February 11, 2019

CMS List of Florida Nursing Homes with “Serious Quality Issues”

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and States visit nursing homes on a regular basis to determine if the nursing homes are providing the quality of care required by Medicare and Medicaid. These results are translated into a…

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January 24, 2019

Recent Tragedies Prompt NHTSA to Urge Motorists to Slow Down Near School Bus Stops

A string of tragic accidents involving school buses has prompted the U.S. Department of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind motorists to drive cautiously when approaching a school bus or school crossing. As students return to school from…

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January 8, 2019

How are Nursing Homes Regulated?

In order to ensure nursing homes are providing an adequate standard of care, a variety of regulations are in effect at both federal and state levels. In Florida, nursing homes are regulated by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration…

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December 26, 2018

What is a For Profit Nursing Home?

The Two Types of Nursing Homes The quality of a nursing home is the first thing most people look for when admitting a family member into such a facility. When determining nursing home quality, though, it is important to consider…

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December 21, 2018

My Parent was Injured in a Nursing Home. Do I have a Case?

When a nursing home resident becomes injured in a nursing home, they may have a legal case against the facility. However, for a lawsuit to be successful, the nursing home must have been negligent in providing proper care, or there…

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December 20, 2018

Massive Verdicts for Catastrophic Injuries in Truck Accident Cases

Victims of trucking accidents often suffer catastrophic injuries and in many cases the results are fatal. The greatest injustice is when these collisions are a result of negligence. Truck accident attorneys are dedicated to holding wrongdoers accountable, so victims will…

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December 19, 2018

How do I Obtain Medical Records from a Nursing Home?

There are many reasons for wanting to obtain medical records from a nursing home. Loved ones in a nursing home may have been injured, or they may be transferring to another facility. Whatever the reasons are, nursing home patients and…

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