$200 Million Verdict in Nursing Home Fall Involves Chicago Private Equity Firm

A tragic nursing home wrongful death occurred in Florida nursing home that is part of a large conglomerate comprised in part by a Chicago private equity company. The facts are despicable. Elvira Nunziata was a 92-year-old  dementia resident at the Pinellas Park Care and Rehab Center. Mrs. Nunziata was a resident in the facility for…

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Study Finds Small Construction Firms Underreport Accident Data

A report in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine entitled, “Injury Underreporting Among Small Establishments in the Construction Industry,” describes an interesting set of graphs. One graph shows a sharp increase in employment for construction workers between 1992 and 2006. (A predictable estimate considering the housing boom during the start of the millennium.) However, another…

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