It has to be one of a family’s greatest fears—discovering that an elderly or disabled family member has been injured or abused at their nursing home. Nursing home neglect and abuse may involve negligent care, as well as the emotional or sexual abuse of the resident.
Nursing home professionals are trusted to help prevent injuries to the best of their ability. When a person is injured in a situation that could have been prevented, then the resident or a court-appointed guardian may have a claim for financial compensation. For a nursing home injury to be actionable, the injury must be shown to be one that the facility should have or could have prevented. Those foreseeable incidents may be grounds upon which we may file a personal injury lawsuit. Residents can be injured due to negligence and intentional actions, including:
The Wilson Law Firm will investigate the case to determine the root cause of the nursing home resident’s injury. From minor slip and falls to intentional abuse, attorney Paul Wilson has the experience to handle all types of cases.