As a nursing home resident, you have certain rights that staff members and fellow residents alike must uphold. While some of these rights may seem very basic, the fact is that nursing home residents experience […]
According to data compiled by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), nursing home occupancy rates for the fourth quarter of 2016 remained at their lowest levels since 2005, or at an […]
Polypharmacy occurs when a patient is taking multiple medications for the same condition, taking different medications for more than one condition, or taking more medications than is medically necessary. While there is no clear consensus […]
A new study by the Government Accounting Office (GAO) found that the incidence of guardians who turn from bad to worse through exploitation and abuse of their charges happens on an alarmingly frequent basis. With […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent (CDC) is reporting that as of 2014, which is the year for which data is most recently available, there are 15,600 nursing homes in the United States with […]
Community-based residential facilities (CBRFs) provide a residence for many individuals who do not need nursing care above an intermediate level, and who need only three hours per week of nursing care. By residing in a […]
All too often, nursing home residents fall victim to wrongful death, both at the hands of nursing home staff members and other residents. When a wrongful death occurs at a nursing home, the individual’s family […]
Every county in the state of Wisconsin has an elder abuse agency that will investigate complaints or reports of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. If you want to report the suspected or confirmed abuse of […]
The Journal of Women’s Health recently published the results of a study focusing on the risk of depression in the caregivers of dementia patients. More specifically, the study, on which international researchers collaborated, compared the […]
A recent Money article reveals the results of a new survey of caregivers about the prevalence of financial abuse among senior citizens. The survey found that about 37% of seniors experienced financial abuse. The last […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its annual 2016-17 Nursing Home Action Plan, which focuses on improving safety and quality in the nursing home industry. The majority of the plan centers […]
As generations of Americans age and increasingly live longer, fuller lives, we have a population of adults who may be in relatively good health, but who suffer from dementia, which can range from relatively mild […]
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We live in Friendship, Wisconsin, and Boller & Vaughan came to our doorstep to discuss our mother’s wrongful death claim on a Saturday morning. Not only were we pleased with the large recovery, we were so thankful to have lawyers who were willing to explain to us every twist and turn along the way. It is great to know there is a law firm that will fight for the rights of elderly people all over Wisconsin.
Mr. Boller and Ms. Vaughan were incredible in working on my case and my daughter’s case. I was out of work and in the hospital with a new baby. Mr. Boller and Ms. Vaughan protected our rights and it was a pleasure to work with them. I hope never to be in another motor vehicle accident, however, if I am and I am injured, I will contact Boller & Vaughan immediately.
I was referred to Michelle through a friend. I have never had a better experience. It took a little over a year to get my settlement but the staff there stayed in constant contact and kept me in the loop. Oh, and Michelle actually got me MORE money than we discussed. I will refer anyone to this firm. Words cannot do justice the thanks that I have for Michelle and her staff (Mary especially) thank you guys so much!
After my husband died as a result of a motor vehicle accident, Boller & Vaughan spent countless hours talking with me, meeting with me in person, and making sure that I was okay. The drunk driver who hit us did not have any insurance, and we had to make a claim through our own insurance. Boller & Vaughan was fantastic at explaining the law to me and the handling of our claims.
After my son was injured in a daycare setting, Ms. Vaughan took the time to thoroughly investigate our case and my son’s injuries. Michele was approachable and had answers to our questions. Talking with her helped to relieve many of our anxieties.