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The Nursing Home Abuse Podcast

Examining the latest legal topics and news facing families whose loved ones have been injured in a nursing home. Hosted by lawyers Rob Schenk and Will Smith of Schenk Smith LLC.
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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 29, 2018

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (“Consumer Voice”) is the nation’s leading advocacy group representing consumers in issues related to nursing homes, helping to ensure that residents are empowered to advocate for themselves. From October 22nd through October 24th, Consumer Voice held its annual conference in Alexandria, Virginia. In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss their attendance at the conference what was learned.

Oct 22, 2018

Not all nursing home staff are the same, they have specialized roles when caring for your loved one.  In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss the different kinds of staff that work in nursing homes and their roles.

Oct 15, 2018

Filing suit against a nursing home in Georgia courts can be a complex and time-consuming process. From start to finish, a lawsuit may take years to get to verdict. In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss the manner in which a case may be settled prior to verdict or even filing suit.

Oct 8, 2018

What does it mean to “file suit” against a nursing home? Where does it occur and when? In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss initiating an average nursing home lawsuit and what families of injured residents may expect.

 

Oct 1, 2018

Death certificates are a significant factor in wrongful death cases of nursing home residents, and can provide important information.  It is not always considered that they can be corrected or amended under specific circumstances. In today’s episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss death certificates and their administration with guest Tommy Davis, Coroner for Newton County Georgia.

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