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More Than $1.2 Million In Damages Awarded In Oklahoma Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

by Jonathan

When we send a loved one to live in a nursing home or long-term care facility, we expect them to receive quality care and treatment. Unfortunately for many though, that’s not always the case. The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates that as many as one third of all nursing home residents will become the victims of abuse or neglect this year. (more…)

New Bill Aims To Reduce Cases Of Oklahoma Nursing Home Abuse

by Jonathan

The numbers reflecting the rate of nursing home abuse in the United States are astounding. As many as one third of elderly nursing home patients are expected to become the victims of abuse or neglect this year alone. Furthermore, 1,000 elderly Oklahoma patients are expected to die this year as a result of abuse or neglect. These numbers are considered conservative due to a high number of cases that go unreported. (more…)

The Problems With Oklahoma Nursing Home Abuse And How To End Them

by Jonathan

Data from the National Center on Elder Abuse shows as much as one-third of all residential medical care facilities will become the victims of nursing home abuse this year. This estimate is said to be on the conservative end though because of the number of cases that go unreported. (more…)

Oklahoma Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Discuss Laws Regarding Elderly Care

by Jonathan

Nursing home abuse is a major problem in Oklahoma today. The state recently ranked 48th in the nation when it comes to the quality of care nursing home residents receive. The Oklahoma Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers with J. Colbert Personal Injury Lawyers point out that despite these findings, lawmakers are doing little to protect the elderly’s rights to quality care, and are instead passing laws that make holding those responsible for elder abuse accountable more difficult. (more…)