What do I do if my loved one dies after falling in a nursing home?
IF YOUR LOVED ONE HAS FALLEN IN A NURSING HOME, CONTACT A Zinda law group NURSING HOME INJURY LAWYER AT (800) 863-5312 Injuries in nursing homes can occur in many different ways; for instance, a resident may fall due to hazards, such as wet floors or equipment left out of place. These falls may result […]
Can I sue if my loved one was not adequately supervised in a nursing home?
Family members make the difficult decision to place loved ones in the care of a nursing home or long-term care facility, sometimes due to their own inability to adequately supervise their loved one and always expecting they will receive the utmost care and attention. It can be devastating to later learn that your loved one […]
What is a pressure injury or bedsore?
It is incredibly frustrating being unable to move for prolonged periods of time. Whether due to injury or disability, prolonged periods of immobility not only take a mental toll on a person but can have devastating effects on their health due to the development of bedsores. Bedsores are a common injury associated with immobility, and […]
Elavil Fall Lawyers
Despite nursing homes being trusted to care for our elderly loved ones, seniors who live in them face a variety of risks, including the potential for nursing home abuse or neglect. While falls and abuse are two of the more widely known causes of nursing home injuries, adverse drug reactions are unfortunately also far too […]
Evidence in an Elder Abuse Case
We hear about tragedies on the news each day, but one tragedy that tends to fly below the radar and escape our national consciousness is elder abuse. Many people do not think about elder abuse or understand what elder abuse is, likely because such abuse often occurs behind the doors of long-term care facilities. That’s […]
What is Elder Abuse?
Often, we place our elderly loved ones in nursing homes because they need extra care or supervision; it is seldom an easy decision to make. When we do, we trust that the nursing homes are staffed with caretakers who are trained in caring properly for the elderly; they know what kinds of activities should be […]
How do I know if I have an elder abuse claim?
As much as we would like to think our elderly loved ones are being well taken care of in a nursing home, unfortunately that is not always the case. Studies show that 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have reported abuse, and it is estimated that only 1 in 24 cases of […]
What Happens When a UTI is Left Untreated?
Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are common for adults, specifically women. They are often harmless and treated routinely without a second thought; one would never expect these types of infections to pose a serious threat to someone in a nursing home facility. However, these infections are especially dangerous in a nursing home setting because if they […]
Who is Responsible If My Loved One Wanders Off From a Nursing Home?
CALL (800) 863-5312 TO SPEAK WITH A nursing home wandering ATTORNEY FOR FREE When it comes to placing a loved one in the care of a nursing home or long-term care facility, you do so to ensure they will receive the utmost, attentive care, especially if they have impairments such as dementia or Alzheimer’s. Families […]
How Long Do I Have To File a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit?
CALL (800) 863-5312 to speak with elder abuse Lawyers for free Nursing homes are supposed to provide a safe, but comfortable home for our elderly loved ones, especially as they may reach a stage of being unable to care for themselves safely or properly without assistance. Nursing homes are expected to not only provide necessary […]