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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bed Sores?

Bedsores are not uncommon amongst the elderly populations. However, those who care for any persons susceptible to bedsores must do everything in their power to prevent this type of injury from occurring. Contrary to popular belief, bedsores are not an inevitability inside of a nursing home. Here, we want to discuss what bedsores are as well as whether or not you may be able to file a lawsuit if you discover that your loved one...
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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Neglect?

Elder abuse is much more common than most people realize. Unfortunately, much of the elder abuse that we hear about does occur inside nursing homes. There are various types of abuse that can occur in these facilities, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional and psychological abuse, and financial abuse. However, there are times when nursing homes neglect the basic needs of their residents. Here, we want to discuss situations where it may be possible to...
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Can a Patient Be Kicked out of a Nursing Home?

If your loved one resides in a nursing home, then you will do everything you can to ensure that they are properly cared for. Across the United States, there are approximately 1.5 million people residing in nursing homes, a number that is expected to increase significantly over the next decade. However, there are various struggles that residents and their family members face when they need extended care inside these facilities. Often, this has to do...
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What Are the Legal Rights of Nursing Home Residents?

All nursing home residents deserve to be treated with respect and dignity. Not only is it the ethical way to treat those who are elderly or infirm, but nursing home residents’ rights are protected under the 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is not uncommon throughout the United States. The National Council on Aging states that one out of every ten people over the age of 60 experience some form of elder...
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Attorney Daniel Callahan Featured on CNBC’s American Greed

Season 14 Episode 187 - Aired on 1/18/2021 Attorney Daniel Callahan, Founding Partner of Callahan & Blaine, was recently featured on CNBC's 187th episode of American Greed in which he goes up against infamous attorney Michael Avenatti who is best known for representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her legal dispute with Donald Trump. Since the initial air date of the episode, Mr. Callahan has recovered a $1.5 million settlement from one defendant and is...
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