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  • How to Report Elder Abuse in South Carolina August 9, 2019
    Trusting your loved one to the care of others is never easy. When a member of your family suffers elder abuse from another family member or from a caregiver, you must take action. Learning more about various types of abuse, the warning signs, and how to report abuse is essential to a proactive approach to […]
  • South Carolina Nursing Homes as Rated by ProPublica and Medicare July 4, 2019
    As the population ages, everyone is at greater risk for chronic illnesses or in need of specialized supervision. The number of South Carolina residents age 85 and older will increase 101 percent from 2012 to 2032. South Carolina has 190 nursing home facilities. Many of them do an excellent job of meeting the needs of […]
  • South Carolina Medicare Hospital Ratings July 3, 2019
    Choosing the best hospital for you is an important decision, but it can be difficult. Sometimes you simply go to the hospital closest to you, the one that specializes in your medical condition, the one that accepts your insurance, or the one your doctor recommends. Other times, in an emergency, you are unable to choose. […]
  • What Is Nursing Home Abuse? April 30, 2019
    When you move an elderly member of your family into a nursing home, you have a right to expect that the nursing home will provide adequate care. South Carolina’s Bill of Rights for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities indicates that nursing home residents: Have the right to choose their personal physician; Must not suffer mental […]
  • What Is Nursing Home Neglect? April 18, 2019
    When a loved one is placed in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you assume they will receive at least a reasonable standard of care. You hope the nursing home can provide a better care environment for your loved one than they would have at home: quality medical services, a healthy diet, and a […]


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  • Latest Arbitration News By Nathan Hughey March 4, 2016
    Attorney Nathan Hughey has handled numerous nursing home and assisted living arbitration matters recently, prevailing in three claims in late 2015 and early 2016.* Arbitration decisions have generally been favorable to Plaintiffs recently, meaning the tide appears to be turning. Four Circuits in 2016 Rule Against Arbitration Requirements By David Seligman In January and February, […]
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  • 5 Million Dollar Assisted Living Verdict November 24, 2015
    DETROIT — An Oakland County jury held an assisted-living facility liable for the death of a 90-year-old dementia-stricken resident after she swallowed dishwasher detergent left in an unsecured cabinet. Lawrence J. Buckfire, co-counsel for the estate, said he was pleased that the jury determined the decedent’s age was not a factor in awarding her estate […]
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  • Researcher Finds Understaffing, Poor Work Conditions Can Lead to Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes November 9, 2015
    Nathan Hughey handles nursing home abuse and neglect cases routinely. Carolyn Pickering is trying to figure out what causes elder abuse in nursing homes. She’s going straight to the source and asking certified nurse aides what they think the problems are. “It’s not one problem per say, but I think if we’ve learned one thing it’s that worker safety […]
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  • SC Nursing Home Citations by Facility October 20, 2015
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  • Are There Different Types Of Alzheimer’s Disease? October 5, 2015
    Interesting Forbes article: Are There Different Types Of Alzheimer’s Disease? Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Nathan Hughey
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