Nursing Home Abuse Nursing home staff members plead guilty to misconduct

At least two nursing home caretakers in Oklahoma recently pleaded guilty to several offenses that involved fraud and the abuse of a nursing home resident, News On 6 reported on June 21. Reports said Marcia Nicole Alaniz, 34, pleaded guilty to assaulting a nursing home resident who suffered from a developmental disability. Alaniz also admitted to verbal abuse and harassment allegations. […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Oklahoma nursing home surveillance law goes into effect

After a new bill signed by Governor Mary Fallin took effect on November 1, nursing home managers and administrators are reacting to the fact that nursing home residents can now be monitored by their families with the use of surveillance cameras. Tina Williams-Easton is an administrator in one local nursing home who said that she […]

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Nursing Home Abuse 1 in 25 nursing homes has consistent 1-star rating

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid created a Five-Star Quality Rating System for nursing homes in the U.S. in 2008. An analysis of 15,000 nursing homes and their ratings from the past 3 years since the system was implemented shows trends in the standards of care at nursing homes. During the 3-year period, the […]

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Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury OSDH accuses nursing home of sanitation/nutrition issues

Authorities from the Oklahoma State Department of Health have brought to light alleged safety and health issues at a Mustang, Oklahoma nursing home.   Reports state that the Mustang Manor Assisted Living Center has been cited for numerous unspecified nutrition and sanitation violations over the last two years.  These issues have amounted to an excess […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Oklahoma nursing home cited for sanitation issues

The Oklahoma Department of Health have investigated an Oklahoma nursing home and found alleged health and sanitation issues. The OSDH has found issues with cleanliness on site and nourishment of elderly. The OSDH has found 27 violations of  nutrition/ sanitation issues. One woman reportedly noticed that her mother had multiple bruises and that she had […]

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Voted Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm

Oklahomans across the state have recognized the Abel Law Firm's unique heritage as a statewide institution. Founded by Ed Abel, and today led by his son, Luke Abel, our personal injury law firm has become synonymous with empathy, compassion, and the highest professional performance serving our neighbors. Our family has sought to leave a profound impact upon the State of Oklahoma. We appreciate that former Governor Mary Fallin recognized that dedication when she declared May 1st "Ed Abel Day."

To be named Oklahoma's Best Personal Injury Law Firm is humbling. We are grateful to have won this prestigious honor. We work every day to earn the trust of those we serve: Oklahoma families who are facing some of the most difficulty days of their lives due to the negligence of others. It is our intention and resolve to continue to be deserving of the faith Oklahomans have placed in our family's law firm. Thank you!

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