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Unveiling the Reality of Missouri Nursing Home Care


The Columbia Missourian recently shed light on a distressing scenario that the Terry Law Firm unfortunately encounters all too frequently. A Resident in a St. Louis skilled nursing facility describes the facility as “depressing” and...

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Don’t Suffer in Silence: Know Your Legal Rights for Elder Abuse in Missouri and Illinois


June 15th marks Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a critical moment to shed light on the issue of elder abuse and neglect that affects senior citizens in our area. At the Terry Law Firm, we are...

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Are Nursing Homes Dispensing “High-Alert” Medications Safely?


Federal law does not mess around when it comes to ensuring the safe distribution of medications to nursing home residents. In order to keep the community safe, nursing homes must follow two critical rules when...

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17 Bodies Found Packed Into Tiny Nursing Home Morgue


When the call came from the Administrator for more body bags, someone decided enough was enough and tipped off authorities.  When police arrived, they found 17 bodies stacked into an on-site morgue with a capacity...

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Missouri Families Are Frustrated With Nursing Home Responses to COVID-19


Many Missouri Nursing Homes Not Communicating With Families About Residents Family members who have loved ones in Missouri nursing homes are no longer able to visit and check on their loved ones due to concerns...

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Coronavirus in Missouri Nursing Homes: St. Louis Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Shares Important Information


Understanding the Coronavirus in Missouri Nursing Homes and What Facilities Must Do About It It is official: The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus infection known as COVID-19 is a pandemic.  This viral,...

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Kirk Douglas: Conduct “Commando Raids” to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect


Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas died yesterday at the age of 103.  As a kid I loved the 1954 movie 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea even though it was considered an “oldie” even then.  That movie...

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St. Louis Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Shares “Abuse” Icon on Nursing Home Compare Website


Nursing Home Compare Website Starts “Abuse” Icon for Website Search Page: St. Louis, MO Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Shares What it Means One of the most thorough and important ways to start a nursing home...

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Understaffing and Compassion Fatigue in St. Louis Nursing Homes


One common aspect of all nursing homes that do not treat their residents with the respect and care they deserve is understaffing and compassion fatigue. When a nursing home’s management does not address the needs...

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The Dangers of Slips and Inattentive Staff


One of the more harrowing aspects of negligent nursing homes is the number of slip and fall accidents that often occur. These accidents are, ultimately, preventable and often constitute negligence on the part of the...

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Improper Nursing Home Management in St. Louis


While not noticeable to the average potential nursing home family member, management companies that value currency over the care of residents do exist. These companies tend to place limited staff within their residencies all while...

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How Poor Hygiene Leads to Harm in St. Louis Nursing Homes


When nursing homes disregard the needs of their residents, not only do accidents become more frequent, but living conditions deteriorate in quality. More often than not, nursing homes that value profit above all else understaff...

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