Nursing Home Negligence
What Types Of Injuries Do You See In Nursing Home Abuse Cases?
There are several types of injuries common in nursing home abuse. Some examples include bed sores, dehydration, malnutrition, uro-sepsis, septic conditions, administration of the wrong medicine, incorrect administration of the correct medication, wrong dosage, physical abuse, failure to properly notify the doctor of a problem which could be addressed before injuring the patient, failure to notify the family of a problem being experienced by the family member, neglect of a patient, and failure to follow a care plan for a patient…ReadMore
What Factors Do You Consider When Determining The Viability Of A Nursing Home Abuse Claim?
One of the main factors to consider when determining the viability of a nursing home abuse or malpractice case is cost. It is time-consuming and expensive to pursue a malpractice case, especially since they require extensive investigation and testimony from medical experts, many of whom are located out of state. In order to have a viable nursing home abuse case, the damages must justify the expenditure required to obtain those damages. Just because a malpractice case can be won, does not mean that it makes financial sense to pursue it…Read More
Is Not Following Proper Protocol Sufficient Cause For A Nursing Home Negligence Case?
If failure to follow proper protocols or mandatory checks directly resulted in injury to the nursing home patient, then that would be sufficient cause for a nursing home negligence case…Read More
It is estimated that in the United States, every year 2.1 million seniors are the victims of some form of abuse. Nursing home abuse can often lead to serious injury and/or death.
Types Of Nursing Home Negligence
- Bed Sores
- Broken Bones
- Cuts and Bruises that Cannot Be Explained
- Soiled Bed Lines or Clothes
- Torn or Bloody Clothing
- Unsanitary Living Conditions
- Emotional Abuse
- Improper Administration of Medications
No Cost Without Recovery
If a loved one is a victim of nursing home negligence, our law firm to find out your rights. The Robichaux Law Firm, LLC has over 48 years of experience helping victims of nursing home abuse receive financial compensation.
Our firm does not charge a fee for initial consultations. We work on a contingency fee, and there is no charge to our clients if we are unable to recover money for you.