Do You Need a Lawyer for a Nursing Home Injury?
* Almost one in every three nursing homes in the United States has been cited for an abuse or violation.
* Over 91% of the nursing homes in the U.S. have insufficient nurse aide staffing levels to provide the necessary care to residents.
The Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987 requires that nursing homes and long-term care facilities that receive federal funds must provide for each resident, care that promotes maintenance or enhancement of quality of life. In addition, nursing home residents have a right to “a dignified existence, self-determination, and communication with and access to persons and services inside and outside of the facility.”
At Church Wyble, we represent nursing home residents and their families who have been the victims of abuse or neglect resulting in serious injury and wrongful death. These claims include; Bed sores or decubitus ulcers; Physical abuse by nursing home employees or other residents; Malnourished and dehydration; Failure to provide adequate medical care or recognize medical emergencies and injuries suffered by residents due to lack of supervision; falls, overdoses, and infections.
The information found on this website is for limited general information only. Specific cases should be evaluated through direct consultation with an attorney. Due to complexities of the law, do not attempt to evaluate your case on your own.
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