March 31

Hip Fractures Among Nursing Home Residents Lead to Poor Survival and Functional Outcomes

A group of medical specialists completed a study, “Survival and Functional Outcomes after hip fractures among nursing home residents,” because little was known regarding outcomes after hip fractures among long-term nursing home residents. The group’s objective was to describe patterns and predictors of mortality and functional decline in activities of daily living (ADLs) among nursing.

March 29

Coronavirus puts loved ones in nursing homes especially at risk

What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans.  In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered.

March 24

Nursing home abuse cases — unlike all other lawsuits

What’s the difference between nursing home cases and other tort cases? The prosecution of a nursing home claim is unlike any other type of litigation. Under Montana law (some statutes are copied verbatim below if you want the details), nursing homes fall under medical malpractice laws. Not only do the medical malpractice laws in Montana.

March 22

Infection Control in Montana’s Nursing Homes

With the coronavirus and infection control now capturing the world’s attention, those searching for nursing homes have a valuable tool in the Nursing Home Compare database from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). One area that you can pinpoint is the number of deficiencies found by CMS. Deficiencies by Montana Nursing Homes Numerous.

July 15

How Insurance Companies Compensate for Pain and Suffering

“Pain and suffering.” It’s a term most of us are familiar with in regards to insurance claims and lawsuits – but what does it mean? And how do insurance adjusters determine the insurance compensation for pain and suffering? Here’s what you need to know about this common category of damages. What is Pain and Suffering?.

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