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Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Fighting for Those Severely Injured and Swindled by Arbitration Agreements

June 17, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Arbitration,Nursing Home Neglect   |   0 Comment

Recently, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania allowed the Superior Court decision in Pisano v. Extendicare Homes to stand, which maintained that a person residing at a nursing home may sign a binding arbitration agreement to keep claims on his behalf out of the court system but still allowed the deceased’s family a right to a […]

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PISANO v. EXTENDICARE HOMES Superior Court Decision Stands: A Victory for families of persons who passed away in Nursing Homes

June 17, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Nursing Home Neglect   |   0 Comment

In Pisano v. Extendicare Homes, Vincent Pisano allegedly died as a result of the care or lack of care he received at the nursing home he was staying in. When Vincent first arrived to the nursing home, his daughter, legally acting on his behalf, more or less signed a contract agreeing that all legal matters […]

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Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

September 13, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Nursing Home Neglect   |   0 Comment

Nursing Home Neglect: There are many reasons why a resident of a nursing home may develop physical or emotional issues.  Problems may arise as a result of intentional abuse, neglect (intentional or unintentional), or simply as part of an elder’s declining health. Some of the most common signs of Nursing home neglect include: Falls.  A fall […]

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What is the Difference Between Nursing Home Neglect and Nursing Home Abuse?

July 26, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Nursing Home Neglect   |   0 Comment

Mistreatment of an older adult in a nursing home can take many forms, but often falls under one of two headings:  abuse or neglect. There are two types of neglect: Passive neglect is an unintentional failure to meet the physical, social, and/or emotional needs of the older person.  Some possible causes for passive neglect include […]

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