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Negligent Security: Assault and Battery in Shopping Center Parking Lots

Safety should always be a priority, especially in parking lots. Shopping centers offer a wide range of goods and services in one convenient location. Customers come to these centers expecting safety and security in the stores and surrounding areas. However, shopping center owners don't always meet these expectations. Assault and battery in shopping center parking...

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Medication Errors in Nursing Homes Can Be Deadly

Nursing homes in Georgia and across the U.S. provide care to residents with various medical conditions and healthcare needs. Nursing home staff often administer medications to manage these conditions and promote residents' well-being. But sometimes, nursing homes make medication errors that lead to serious complications for residents. Staff must administer the right medication to the...

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Concussions in Nursing Homes: Risks, Prevention, and Legal Recourse

Head injuries can be a sign of nursing home neglect. When older individuals and their families make the decision to entrust their care to nursing homes, it's often with the hope of providing a safe haven where seniors can cherish their golden years in comfort. However, within these nursing facilities, residents are vulnerable to various...

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Common Causes of Choking Deaths In Nursing Homes

An experienced attorney can hold negligent facilities accountable. Because they often suffer from various physical and cognitive challenges, nursing home residents are at an increased risk of choking. Staff members at nursing home facilities have a responsibility to be aware of this risk and to take steps to prevent residents from choking. Yet every year,...

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What Does a Recent Supreme Court Ruling Mean for Nursing Home Residents in Georgia?

The high court upheld residents' rights to file federal lawsuits. In a significant victory for nursing home residents and their families, the United States Supreme Court ruled last month that individuals can sue public nursing homes for violations of residents' rights under the federal Nursing Home Reform Act (NHRA), which sets standards for skilled nursing...

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With Safety Inspectors Short-Staffed, Georgia Nursing Home Residents are at Risk

New congressional report reveals a critical lack of safety inspections. Nursing homes in Georgia and throughout the nation are held to high legal standards because they are responsible for the safety and well-being of some of our most vulnerable citizens. A key factor in protecting residents is conducting regular safety inspections to prevent nursing home...

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Attorney George S. Johnson Fights For Family of Shooting Victim

Recent shootings throughout the country have involved victims who had simply made innocent mistakes. A homeowner in Kansas City, Mo., shot a 16-year-old who rang the doorbell of a house where he mistakenly thought his siblings were. Two teenage cheerleaders in Austin, Texas, were shot after one mistakenly got into the wrong car, thinking it...

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Nursing Home Workers Arrested for Physically Abusing Residents

Nursing home abuse affects thousands of U.S. families every year. Two nursing home workers in Florida were arrested and charged with battery on a person aged 65 or older after surveillance footage captured the employees whipping a male resident with a lanyard and laughing, leading to a further altercation. The incident, which occurred on March...

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Understanding Malnutrition and Dehydration In Nursing Homes

Malnourishment and dehydration may be signs of neglect Nursing homes have a responsibility to provide care for residents. This includes providing a safe environment and appropriate medical care. It also includes providing proper nutrition and hydration to help residents stay healthy. However, in far too many nursing homes, residents are suffering from malnutrition and/or dehydration....

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