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Nursing Home Worker Accused of Stealing Patient’s Pain Meds

A nursing home worker in Stillwater, Oklahoma was charged after it was discovered she had been taking medicine meant for patients. In one case, Danielle Lee, allegedly took pain meds of a patient with terminal cancer. According to an article in the Stillwater News Press, "a written affidavit says Lee took syringes of morphine belonging [...]

Recent Medicare Report Points to Neglect and Abuse in U.S. Nursing Homes

Last week, news coverage in the Tallahassee CBS News affiliate showed "an estimated 20 percent of Medicare beneficiaries in nursing homes who were transported to hospital emergency rooms in 2016 and treated for a variety of high-risk conditions had been potentially abused or neglected, a report released by the federal government shows. The report also [...]

Hidden Cameras Confirm Abuse in Nursing Home

While this recent incident happened a few states away in South Carolina, it certainly serves as a reminder that nursing home mistreatment can happen anywhere – and when you least expect it. As attorneys working with victims and loved ones here in Florida who were injured in a nursing home or assisted living community, Baron [...]

Miami Bicycle Lawyers Warn Riders to Be Careful, Wear Helmets

After this recent bicycle accident that killed a local Miami rider, it's important to know that as a bike rider here in Florida, the roads can be tremendously dangerous. In fact, here in Florida, the rates at which bike riders are struck and killed are the highest in the nation. According to an article on [...]

Hit and Run Leaves Bicyclist Dead in Miami

Sad news. A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a vehicle in the Naranja area of Miami. The name of the deceased has not been released nor has the driver. The driver apparently hit the cyclist as they were crossing US-1/ S Dixie Hwy near southwest 260th street in Naranja which is a high [...]

Questions to Ask Your Lakeland Nursing Home Lawyer

Do you have a family member in a Lakeland, Florida nursing home and are concerned about their health or do you believe they've been harmed in any way? If you do suspect they are not receiving the proper level of care they deserve – or if you know they have been injured – we suggest [...]

56,000 Surgical Stapler Malfunctions Went Unreported by FDA

New reports show that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – who is responsible for protecting the public health of all Americans – has acknowledged that it did not disclose information regarding more than 56,000 surgical stapler malfunctions that were reported to the agency from 2011 through 2018. While the FDA has reported some malfunctions [...]