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Violent Crime Is Up; Landlords, Business Owners Must Improve Security

In the last few years, violent crime in Atlanta and major cities throughout the nation has increased dramatically. Nationwide, murder and non-negligent manslaughter rose by almost 30 percent in 2020. This is the most significant rise since recordkeeping began in the 1960s. Meanwhile, aggravated assault is up 9 percent, and gun assaults are up 5...

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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Sepsis?

Nursing home negligence often contributes to patients developing sepsis A new case review is bringing attention to how negligence in nursing homes contributes to sepsis-related fatalities. The case, reviewed in Emergency Live, involves a Texas nursing home patient with a serious infection. She waited over 24 hours before an ambulance was called, but her infection...

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COVID Deaths Rising in Georgia Nursing Facilities

An Atlanta Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Examines the Ongoing Problem New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide a sobering reminder that COVID-19 remains a serious health threat, particularly for our nation’s most vulnerable population – seniors. And seniors who are residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities are particularly...

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Can a Patient be Restrained in a Nursing Home?

Nursing homes have a responsibility to respect dignity One of a nursing home's fundamental responsibilities is to maintain a safe environment for residents, and sometimes, that includes dangers posed by residents themselves. People with medical conditions such as dementia may lose control of their behavior and become a threat to themselves or others. In extreme...

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Staffing Shortages Have Reached 'Crisis Levels' in Georgia Nursing Homes

A Georgia Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Attorney Discusses the Problem It's getting harder and harder to find people willing to work in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term care facilities. The problem is even worse in Georgia, where 1 in 4 nursing homes earns a 1-star rating — the lowest score possible...

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Court Ruling Could Help COVID-19 Lawsuits Against Nursing Homes

A Georgia nursing home neglect lawyer explains why A federal appeals court ruling could help cases move forward for families who lost loved ones in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a Reuters report, a federal appeals court in October 2021 decided that lawsuits should proceed in state courts. Nursing homes argued the...

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