Minnesota Nursing Home Lawyer & Attorney
Kenneth LaBore is a Minnesota Attorney who practices in the areas of Elder Negligence and Abuse. Mr. LaBore has a history advocating on behalf of the vulnerable and elderly holding corporations and other organizations accountable when they fail to provide proper care. Mr. LaBore has years of experince holding nursing homes and other senior care facilities accountable for abue and neglect of the elderly and vulnerable.
Mr. LaBore is a member and past Board of Governor for the Minnesota Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. Further, Mr. LaBore is a Board Member of Governing Council of the Minnesota State Bar Association Elder Law Section, as well as co-chairman of the Vulnerable Adults Sub-Committee.
Mr. LaBore is a member of several other advocacy organizations and offers advice and resources for seniors and caregivers related to Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities, and other care facilities. Mr. LaBore provides free seminars to Senior Center and Caregiver Organizations regarding Information including: Resident’s Bill of Rights, Legal Protections for Vulnerable Adults, the Legal Right to Access Facility Policies and Procedures and more.
Contact Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589.
Latest Blog Posts
Ways to Reduce Elder Abuse and Neglect Research Facilities and Get Involved in Care Preventable Forms of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect There are many types of incidents which can be considered senior or elder abuse and neglect. Most situations and injuries are preventable with proper attention and assessment of risks and follow through in care as prescribed in the resident or patient’s care... [Read more]
HIPAA Information Concerning Medical Records and Patient Privacy Health Information HIPAA Most people have heard of HIPAA, which is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is designed to give you control over who reviews the confidential information contained in your health insurance records and files. HIPAA controls how you can obtain copies or review your own medical records... [Read more]
Department of Health Licensing Lookup for Many Healthcare Providers in Minnesota Licensing Lookup Information from DHS There are dozens of providers and professionals who receive licensing verification from the Minnesota Department of Health and DHS. Information on a licensee including the history of a provider can be found on the website. Information on substantiated complaints of neglect or abuse... [Read more]
Minnesota Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore This Blog Covering Elder Abuse is 10 Years and Still Going I am pleased to be able to state that my blog www.nursinghomeminnesota.com/blog is over ten years old with hundreds of blogs, articles and links on issues and law covering the issue of elder abuse and neglect. I have been handling claims dealing with elder abuse years before starting... [Read more]
Prior CMS Medicare Part B Authorization Required for Durable Medical Equipment Prior Authorization Now Required for Durable Medical Equipment Medicare CMS is now requiring prior authorization before reimbursement under Medicare Part B for certain durable medical equipment items. The prior authorization is required for items which typically cost more than $1000.00 to purchase outright or $100.00... [Read more]
What Types of Care Complaints Filed Through Medicare What Kinds of Quality of Care Complaints Does Medicare Review There are many areas of care complaints dealing with quality and other factors filed with Medicare CMS. Each state has a investigative department to review care and ensure standards are being met. Medicare.gov has a variety of resources: Drug Errors – Drug errors or medication... [Read more]
Information on How to File a CMS Medicare Complaint on Quality of Care Resources to Advocate for Quality Care If you have concerns about the quality of care provided to someone receives Medicare and or Medicaid Services. You can file a complaint with the Minnesota Department of Health Facilities Complaints. The Joint Commission Accreditation – Joint Commission accreditation can be earned by... [Read more]
What is a Preventable Fall? Other Types of Preventable Fall Situations What is a preventable fall? I already gave some common examples of situations which result in preventable falls in my experience as a elder law abuse and neglect attorney. In addition to falls from beds, from mechanical lifts and wheelchairs, other preventable types of falls are those that result from lack of supervision for... [Read more]
Many Nursing Home and Elder Care Facilities Resident Falls are PREVENTABLE FALLS Many Serious Falls Are Preventable Falls As an attorney with over twenty years experience who has handled hundreds of elder abuse cases my observation is many falls are preventable falls. By preventable falls I mean that if reasonable common sense measures were taken the fall most likely would not have occurred. ... [Read more]
Information on Medicare Notification of Concerns in Quality of Care or Other Issues Medicare Complaint Information Here is information about filing a complaint with Medicare CMS concerning several issues including the care provider (doctor, hospital or other provider) or the health or drug plan as well as the quality of care provided. There is also information about complaints related to dialysis... [Read more]