Author Archives: Barry G Doyle

About Barry G Doyle

For over 15 years I've represented victims of accidents and negligence. Protecting my clients and their families in their times of need is the reason I practice law. I have not and will not represent insurance companies, unlike some of the top law firms of Chicago. As a local Chicago injury compensation lawyer, I have dedicated my legal practice to helping the residents of the Northern Illinois areas with their personal injury claims. My No Recovery, No Fee approach means that your satisfaction with your settlement is my utmost focus. If you have questions about your legal situation, or that of a loved one, please contact us today for your free initial consultation - 312-263-1080.

No Charges Filed In Canadian Nursing Home Abuse Case

A Canadian man became suspicious when bruises and cuts began appearing on the face of his mother, an 85-year-old Alzheimer’s patient. He placed a hidden camera in her nursing home room and quickly uncovered evidence of nursing home abuse. In … Continue reading

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Iowa Nursing Homes Cited In Five Deaths

Five deaths in Iowa nursing homes resulted in fines for the facilities, but there’s little evidence to think change is on the way for the state’s long-term care residents. In two of the cases, according to the Des Moines Register, … Continue reading

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Use of Antipsychotic Drugs In Nursing Homes Declines, But Falls Short of Goals

Eighteen months ago, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services launched an initiative designed to reduce the amount of antipsychotic drugs that were being prescribed off-label to nursing home residents. The early results are in and, while encouraging, still fall … Continue reading

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Colorado Nursing Home Aide Arrested On Two Counts of Sexual Abuse

Federal regulations call for a thorough investigation anytime accusations of abuse are leveled against a nursing home staff member. However, it’s up to individual states to ensure that these investigations have been properly managed. For nursing home administrators, these investigations … Continue reading

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Family Awarded $1.5 Million After Resident Burned In Nursing Home Fire

A nursing home in Virginia has been successfully sued by the family of a man who experienced severe burns after being left alone to smoke a cigarette. A staff member pushed the wheelchair bound man, a former Marine, outside the … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Resident Dies From Malnutrition

An 88-year-old nursing home resident died after a single year living in the Ashbourne Nursing Home. At the time of her death, she weighed just 70 pounds. She was given a dietary review two months prior to her death, but … Continue reading

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Three Sentenced in Nursing Home Neglect Death

Three staff members were sentenced for their roles in the death of a Korean War Veteran who died while living at Warner’s Home For the Aged in Altoona, PA. The owner of the home was sentenced to three to twenty … Continue reading

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State Nursing Home Report Cards Raise Awareness and Questions

A non-profit “citizens advocacy” group based in Tallahassee, Florida has compiled information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Kaiser Health Foundation Staffing Data, and information from the state Long-Term Care Ombudsman program to compile an A-F score … Continue reading

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11 Die In Chinese Nursing Home Blaze

Eleven residents in a Chinese nursing home outside of Beijing were killed in a fire set by one of the residents living in the hospice wing of the facility. The nursing home housed 283 residents altogether. The resident who started the fire was one … Continue reading

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Kentucky Heads List of Dangerous Nursing Homes

The not-for-profit journalism organization ProPublica has done a fantastic job compiling the national nursing home information available through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). For the first time, families have access to a resource that can help them take … Continue reading

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