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Court Blocks Nursing Home's Motion to Compel Arbitration

A Pennsylvania appellate court has refused to compel arbitration of a tragic wrongful death case due to a patient falling out of a wheelchair.  Nursing…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Sep 10, 2013

Liability of Virginia Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living facilities have been in the news lately particularly with PBS's Frontline coverage of Emeritus which operates several Virginia assisted living facilities.  Virginia assisted…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Aug 03, 2013

Nurse Aid Charged with Manslaughter for Dropping a Patient

A nursing home aid has been charged with manslaughter for dropping a patient and then covering up what happened to the elderly nursing home patient. …

Posted by Josh Silverman on Jul 18, 2013

Granny Cam - Surveillance in Nursing Homes

Families often ask about whether they can put a secret camera in a nursing home to monitor the patient.  Now the state of Ohio has…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Jul 02, 2013

Is your Virginia nursing home insured?

Prior to July 1, 2013, there was no requirement in Virginia for nursing homes to be insured for malpractice claims.  Fortunately the Virginia General Assembly…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Jun 28, 2013

Welcome to the Silverman Law Firm's Blog

After a few month break I am back to blogging on legal topics related to my practice namely nursing home abuse, assisted living facilities, medical…

Posted by Josh Silverman on May 12, 2013

Nursing Homes Continue to Put Profits Over Patient Safety

At a time when nursing homes are bragging about "exeptional revenues," patients continue to suffer from poor care. If you have a loved one in…

Apr 09, 2012

Poor Quality of Care at For-Profit Nursing Homes

According to a university study, the 10 largest nursing home chains deliver significantly poorer care than non-profit and government owned nursing homes.  The poor care…

Nov 30, 2011

1/3 of Nursing Home Residents Given Wrong Medication

A recent study found nearly 1/3 of nursing home residents received the wrong medication in one year. We represent victims of medications who sustain serious…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Jun 25, 2010

At least 1 out of every 3 Nursing Home Residents Suffer Malnutrition

A new study on malnutrition in the elderly found that between 35% and 85% of nursing home residents suffer from malnutrition.

May 27, 2010

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At the Silverman Law Firm LC in Richmond, VA, attorney Josh Silverman and his team represent victims of personal injuries and medical malpractice. Josh Silverman has been recognized as a "Virginia Super Lawyer" every year since 2013 and was selected as a 2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Healthcare Law based on his AV Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell©.

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