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Category: Tort Reform

Transparency

We need more transparency in the nursing home industry and government funds. Bloomberg Law reported Senator Elizabeth Warren’s letter to Genesis nursing home chain. Warren wrote that funds received under the Cares Act “should not be used to line the pockets of company executives who fail to address the public health threats from the pandemic,

Duty to Inform

Lack of Communication Fox Carolina reported on one family’s complaint against a Fundamental facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Patricia Galloway’s granddaughter is concerned about lack of communication from Valley Falls Terrace nursing home. We see identical complaints as nursing home lawyers all the time. “She was beautiful on the inside and she deserved so much

False Narrative

Fake News TallGrass Economic Finance & Politics reported on the false narrative about the claim of financial hardship in the nursing home industry. It is a great article that is right on point. As a nursing home lawyer suing negligent nursing homes for over 25 years, I am well aware that the industry is extremely

Sava as a Single Employer

The Montrose Press reported that the national for-profit nursing home chain SavaSeniorCare has demanded to be dismissed from a lawsuit.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the chain. In 2020, the EEOC sued SSC Montrose San Juan Operating Company, SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services and SavaSenior Care LLC as a single employer.

Shameless Greed

George Hager at Genesis Genesis is a large nursing home chain with a history of compliance issues and substandard care. Genesis HealthCare includes more than 325 skilled nursing facilities and assisted living/senior living communities in 24 states. Its subsidiaries also deliver rehab therapy services to about 1,100 providers in 44 states and China. They often

Legal Immunity

Fatal Neglect ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Recently, they had an incredible story about Palestine Howze. A nursing home refused to transfer her to the hospital so she died of a preventable wound infection. Now, her family cannot get justice. Palestine was a resident of Treyburn Rehabilitation Center, a NC

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