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The Selection of a Nursing Home Can Mean the Difference Between Life or Death

The selection of a nursing home can be critical: 39 percent of facilities have been cited by health inspectors over the past three years for harming […]


What Are Bedsores, Pressure Ulcers and Decubitus Ulcers?

First, what are Bedsores, Pressure Ulcers and Decubitus Ulcers? Bedsores, pressure ulcers, and decubitus ulcers begin as inflammation of the skin from prolonged position, which has prevented normal […]


Is California low-balling penalties in nursing home death / abuse/ neglect investigations?

Armando Reagan was 30 when he bled to death, rushed from a Southern California nursing home as blood soaked his sheets, pooled on the floor and […]


LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES FAIL TO REPORT INFECTIONS AS MANDATED BY STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

Infections are continually unreported in Hospitals, nursing homes and other long term health care facilities here in California and all over the United States. Clostridium difficile, […]


LACK OF HYGIENE THE CAUSE OF ECOLI INFECTIONS IN NURSING HOMES AND LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES

ECOLI infections occurring in health care settings are becoming very prevalent in Nursing Homes and Long Term Care Facilities. If a resident lives in a nursing home where […]


Peck Law Group Again Successfully Opposes Kaiser Permanente’s Petition to Compel Arbitration

On July 29, 2016 the Los Angeles County Superior court denied Kaiser Permanente’s Petition to Compel Arbitration: The Petition to Compel Arbitration was deemed not enforceable […]


Decubitus Ulcer, Pressure Sores, Bed Sores Will Cause Severe Medical Complications if Not Dealt With Timely

Stage  IV Decubitus Ulcers (also known as Pressure Sores, or Bed sores) involve tissue necrosis and often require debridement and surgical repair or reconstruction with skin or […]


Pressure Sores, Bed Sores, and Decubitus Ulcers Are Usually Avoidable

According to Title 42 Federal Code of Regulations Section 483.25 (c) Skilled Nursing Facilities in the United States of America have mandatory duties regarding Pressure Sores, Bed Sores and […]


Nursing Home Reform Act applies to all Nursing Homes Accepting Payment from Medicare or Medicaid

The Nursing Homes Reform Law ( Section 483.1 et seq. Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations) applies to every Nursing Home that is certified […]


Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers ,and Decubitus Ulcers Explained

Bed Sores also known as Pressure Ulcers and Decubitus Ulcers are open wounds on the skin Bed Sores also known as Pressure Ulcers and Decubitus Ulcers […]



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