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Thinking about a nursing home? Know your rights before you sign the admission agreement.

October 18, 2012 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

When you or your loved ones make the hard decision to move into a nursing home, the move usually comes with a lot of paperwork. When you sit down to go over the admission papers, you might get the impression that you are required to sign everything in order to be admitted. This is not […]

Study Finds Direct Correlation Between Bedsores and Patient Mortality

October 4, 2012 | By R. Brendan Dummigan of Pickett Dummigan LLP

With the baby boomer generation gradually becoming Medicare recipients, the time for superior geriatric care is a top priority for many Americans. More than 75 million baby boomers in the United States are entering into hospitals around the nation for care they now find themselves needing. As the amount patients entering into the geriatric field […]