The firm represents residents of Nursing Homes and Assisted living facilities when the facility has violated the resident’s rights. Nursing Homes are required to follow specific laws in caring for patients.
Generally, a nursing home resident has the right to access adequate and appropriate healthcare and to live in an environment free from abuse and neglect. The families of patients have the right to sue nursing homes or assisted living facilities when the facility has violated these laws.
Examples of abuse and neglect at nursing homes include: falls, hip fractures, pressure or decubitus ulcers, infections, dehydration, malnuitrition, weight loss, medication errors, amputation of limbs, bowel impaction, sexual abuse, and death.