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Massachusetts assisted living facilities reported 305 cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation involving residents in 2015 – and half of the reports were filed late.
A Massachusetts federal judge ruled Tuesday that an insurance claims administrator couldn’t escape an unfair insurance practices suit when it allegedly failed to make a reasonable settlement offer before or after an underlying $16 million verdict stemming from a woman’s death at a nursing home.
For Attorney David Hoey, following the advice of his college wrestling coach has paid huge dividends in his personal and professional life. This alumni spotlight from the Fall 2016-Spring 2017 issue of The Reformer (a publication of the Massachusetts School of Law) details how David embraced the lesson taught by his coach: dedication, determination, and discipline.
Super Lawyers, the Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service, has announced the 2016 New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists and Hoey Law is pleased to announce that two of our attorneys were among those selected for inclusion.
For the first time since 1994 when the federal nursing home enforcement regulations were published, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has increased the amount and type of situations when civil monetary penalties (CMPs) must be imposed without first giving the facilities an opportunity to correct their noncompliance.
Without realizing it, many people sign away their rights to go to court, their rights to a jury, and their rights to other legal precedents when accepting everyday agreements.
Attorney David Hoey provides Fox 5 Boston with insights into why nursing home abuse and neglect happens. Learn why many allegations of elder abuse don't show up on the records of caregivers.
St. Joseph Hospital and a local nursing home are being sued for the alleged wrongful death of an 87-year-old veteran who died five years ago after developing pneumonia.