Falls Can Hurt

Healthcare Staff Responsible for Falls From the Start Nursing patients are vulnerable and deserve protection. Experts Cite Training, Assessment, and Education as the way to Prevent Fall Injuries for Vulnerable Residents. The job for nursing staff to protect residents and patients begins right at admission. That is how the Director of Nursing expert [...]

Radio Replay–Jim Coogan Legal Analyst (2.15.18)

NURSING ABUSE - PROBABLE CAUSE - CHARLOTTESVILLE Jim Coogan Legal Analyst on The Ben Joravsky Show - February 15, 2018 Ben Joravsky--asking the tough questions in studio (February 15, 2018) Jim Coogan made his monthly appearance as the Legal Analyst on The Ben Joravsky Show (@bennyjshow on Twitter) on WCPT 820 AM Radio, Chicago last [...]

2018-02-19T16:40:13+00:00Legal Justice, News, Nursing|

Nursing Dangers

What images come to mind when you hear the words "nursing home"? Nursing Homes--For many, the image will be of a gentle environment--soft sunlight coming through bright windows, shining on clean floors and furniture with smiling elderly residents.  Others may conjure images of hospital beds and long hallways bustling with nurses and food carts.  The [...]

Pat Dwyer II Celebrates FIFTY years as a Lawyer.

"We are so proud of our founding partner Patrick Dwyer II, who was today conferred with the title of "Distinguished Counselor" by Justice Russell Hartigan and The Illinois State Bar Association. Pat is recognized as a distinguished counselor for his more than FIFTY years of service as a lawyer. Today he continues his interest in [...]

Illinois Struggling with Nursing Home Complaints

The United States Department of Health and Human Resources is in charge of overseeing the administration of health care in the U.S.  It distributes funds for patient care to healthcare facilities, including Nursing Homes through Medicare payments (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, otherwise known as "CMS").  As part of its oversight, it monitors [...]

Tune in TODAY–The Ben Joravsky Show (AM 820) at 3:00 p.m.

Today, Tuesday, August 22, 2017, our own Jim Coogan will be making his fourth guest appearance as the station's Legal Analyst on WCPT AM 820's afternoon News & Political Talk Show, The Ben Joravsky Show.  Listen in to hear Ben & Jim discuss some current events as the break down some of the legal issues [...]