Thousands of complaints are made against nursing homes every year. Hundreds of family members of nursing home residents seek the advice of counsel. Still fewer cases are initiated and only a fraction of those reach a verdict. In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss the process by which a case is evaluated by attorneys.
According to some recent studies, over 1.5 million people live in nursing homes or skilled nursing facilities in the USA. Among those residents, over 2 million infections occur annually. Infections are associated with elevated rates of morbidity and mortality, rehospitalization, and extended hospital stays. In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss whether nursing homes are liable for infections.
The NursingHome411.Org website is a useful resource for anyone looking for a nursing home or interested in current issues in nursing home care. In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss how to utilize the nursing home 411 website to find or evaluate a nursing home with guest Richard Mollot, Executive Director of The Long Term Care Community Coalition.