October 31, 2020
"What we see over and over again is the lack of staffing and the lack of supplies," says Cameron Jehl, who's filed at least five lawsuits against CareRite in Tennessee, alleging that cutbacks contributed to residents' health problems, infection control issues and more.
Memphis Business Journal Guest Column: Holding Nursing Homes Accountable Amid COVID
September 9, 2020
Nursing home residents are among the most vulnerable members of our communities and the most susceptible to illnesses like COVID-19. While these residents comprise just 1.2% of our country’s population, recent reporting shows they account for approximately 40% of COVID-19 deaths. The danger that poor infection control practices in nursing homes presents to tens of thousands of our fellow citizens is nothing new.
The Daily Memphian Column: COVID-19 Magnifies Nursing Home Isolation
July 24, 2020
Isolation is a deep-rooted challenge for nursing home residents. Unfortunately, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing home residents are more isolated than ever.
Earlier this year, nursing homes across the country were required to close their doors to visitors at the urging of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and local governments. While it was necessary to protect the residents from the virus, this social isolation has come with its own mental health consequences.
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association Selects 2020-2021 Board
July 13, 2020
Congratulations to our own Carey Acerra for being elected to the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association 2020-2021 board! She is serving as the Vice President, West. Thank you, Carey, for all you do for our industry.
The Daily Memphian Feature: Nursing Homes Brace for New Levels of Scrutiny in the Wake of Pandemic
May 15, 2020
Cameron Jehl's experience with nursing home neglect is that it’s tied to low staffing ratios and is worse for residents who don’t have regular visitors. He expects when families are allowed back in to visit, there will be pressure sores, unexplained broken bones and a raft of lawsuits.
Memphis Business Journal Guest Column: Nursing Home Care Risks Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
April 7, 2020
Nursing home residents tend to be frailer, have more functional limitations, and have more chronic and complex conditions than the general adult population.
Jehl Law Group COVID-19 Update
March 26, 2020
We are closely tracking the rapidly evolving public health and community concerns related to the new coronavirus, or COVID-19. Please visit this page for answers to some frequently asked questions, and feel free to reach out to us any time at (901) 322-4232 for assistance with your legal matter.
Jehl Law Group Expands, Adds Two Associates
March 23, 2020
Jehl Law Group, PLLC, a civil litigation firm focused on nursing home abuse and neglect, personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice and other aspects of elder law, today announced it has hired Eric Espey and Angela Polk as associate attorneys.
WREG Memphis – October 16, 2017
Court Awards $30 Million Judgment Against Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
The Commercial Appeal – August 19, 2016
A Shelby County jury has awarded a $30 million judgment against a Memphis nursing home where poor care led to a resident’s death, attorneys said Friday... Read More.about the Commercial Appeal
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