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California Jury Sends $20 Million Message to For-Profit Nursing Homes

By Attorney Jeffrey J. Downey, P.C., serving Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC Sometimes I feel I’m on a treadmill, reading about the latest attempts by corporations avoid accountability regarding negligence occurring at their nursing home facilities.  Yet there are moments that show justice does prevail in the courtroom against the nursing home industry. According to … Read more →

Watch List: Woodmore House

FOIA Data Base – The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey, serving clients in Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland If you have been injured in a nursing home or assisted living facility, call the Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey for a free consultation. Phone: 703-564-7318; email: jdowney@jeffdowney.com Woodmore House 1717 Largo Road Upper Marlboro, … Read more →

We Need to Fight Ageism in America

By Jeffrey J. Downey, P.C., attorney serving in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia Ok, Boomer. Geezer.  Geriatric.  These are terms that I heard when I was younger, and now that I am at that age where my parents in my eyes were…I am now a part of that group.  And I experience what … Read more →

New Artificial Predictive Tools For Identifying Sepsis May Not Be Any Better Than Human Touch From Doctors and Clinicians

As our senior population increases in numbers, hospitals across the country are turning to technology in order to treat patients with sepsis.  It is for this reason that hospitals are relying on predictive tools.  However, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) raises doubt as to their accuracy. What … Read more →