Jeff Downey

Transfer Trauma When Relocating Nursing Home Patients

By Jeffrey J. Downey Transfer trauma refers to the psychological stress and trauma associated with being uprooted from one facility or home and being placed in a new environment.  It is especially hard on demented residents who have less coping skills to adjust to a new environment, explains nursing home abuse attorney Jeffrey Downey. In … Read more →

The New Nursing Home Affiliated Entity Performance Data

By Jeffrey J. Downey, Attorney In 2022 the Biden Administration initiated a new program to increase the transparency of corporate chains operating nursing homes.  CMS has produced data on the performance of nursing homes within nursing home chains like Genesis Healthcare, ManorCare, Life Care Centers of America, Ensign Group Brookdate Senior Living and Medical Facilities … Read more →

Henrico Health and Rehabilitation Center

Researching Nursing Homes through the Freedom of Information Act The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey has a proven track record of representing families and victims of negligence committed by assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Call our office for a free consultation or more information about this facility. Phone: 703-564-7318, email: jdowney@jeffdowney.com We regularly … Read more →

Annandale Healthcare Center 

Researching Assisted Living Facilities under FOIA The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey: a proven track record of representing families and victims of negligence committed by assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Call our office for a free consultation or more information about this facility. Phone: 703-564-7318, email: jdowney@jeffdowneyc.om Address for this facility: 6700 Columbia … Read more →

Automobile Safety in the US – Why is it so bad?

by Jeffrey J. Downey, Esq In the last decade two passengers were killed in accidents on U.S. Airlines.  Compare that to car safety, where in the last ten years over 360,000 Americans have been killed in car accidents. The reality is that this country’s safety record in motor vehicle  transportation systems is one of the … Read more →

Changes in Insurance Law Helps Personal Injury Plaintiffs

by Jeffrey J. Downey, Esq Virginia has enacted a statute, effective January 1, 2022, which increases Virginia’s minimum liability insurance requirements. The statute, Va. Code §46.2-472, requires a minimum of $60,000 in body insurance/death coverage per accident per accident and $30,000 bodily injury or death coverage per person.   This increases the prior $25,000 coverage per … Read more →