Nursing Home abuse & Negligence Lawyers helping the injured since 1996!
Nursing Home, Assisted Living, ACLF, Rehabilitation Center, Home Health Agency Negligence.
Older people frequently opt to move into nursing homes or long-term care facilities to ensure that they are well cared for, and will be protected from the effects of any deteriorating physical and/or mental conditions. Ordinarily, these facilities provide a positive environment and a beneficial experience for their patients. However, older people are sometimes actually physically and/or psychologically harmed by the negligent or intentional acts of their caregivers. In institutional settings, several factors have been shown to contribute to Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence, including: poorly qualified and inadequately trained staff; staff with a history of violence; inadequate numbers of staff; the isolation of residents; and, the reluctance of residents to report Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence out of embarrassment or fear.
Liability for Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence Injuries
There are many ways in which nursing homes can be held responsible for Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence, false imprisonment, or violations of criminal statutes, as well as violations of regulations pertaining to their licensing, maintenance, and general operation. An act of abuse, neglect or exploitation of an older person might give rise to one or all of the following types of proceeding: 1) an investigation and finding by an adult protective services agency; 2) a civil cause of action for damages (a lawsuit); and/or, 3) a criminal prosecution. These three types of proceedings have different objectives. The objective of a protective services investigation is to provide immediate help and relief to the victim and prevent further harm. The goal of a civil action (lawsuit) is to remedy damages for Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence, and the criminal prosecution is meant to punish the harmful conduct.
Personal Injury Lawsuits for Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence are your duty to protect your loved one. They are not to be frightened of or ashamed of. Nursing Homes must be held accountable for any negligence. To protect one victim protects all victims and all residents from becoming victims.
Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence lawyers can help with:
- Nursing Home Abuse & Negligence from personal supervision and care, including Nurses, CNA's, HHA's and Physicians
- bed sores, fractures, iappropriate supervision
- Poor hygiene
- Soiled bedding Agitation, withdrawal or fear
- Frequent crying
- Complaints of poor treatment
- Medical malpractice
- Negligent maintenance of the premises resulting in falls
- Broken bones
- Bed sores and bruises
- Medication overdose
- Head injury Dehydration or malnourishment
Nursing home negligence lawyers can help with cases involving Bed Sores, Poor Nutrition,Injuries,Neglect,Mistakes,Wrongful death, Medical Negligence, Falls with serious Injury,Medication errors,food poisoning,physical abuse,and poor supervision as well as wrongful death.
If a nursing home fails to administer care in a professional and compassionate manner, and you or your loved one has suffered from inadequate care, you may be entitled to compensation.
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