Paul Tetzel

About Paul Tetzel

Attorney Paul Tetzel advocates to obtain the maximum results for his clients and is dedicated to helping them get a full understanding of the legal process for each individual case. His professional experiences have taught him that personal care and attention, as well as active communication with clients, must be the cornerstones of his law practice. He takes an aggressive yet professional approach to the representation of his clients.

Wrongful Death from Nursing Home Abuse

 

Nursing homes are designed to provide comfort and care to those in our society who are most vulnerable: the elderly and the sick. Unfortunately, however, nursing homes often fail to live up to the standard of care they’re designed to deliver and nursing home residents suffer injuries, deterioration in condition, and even death in severe cases. When the negligence of or abuse from a nursing home staff member leads to the wrongful death of a nursing home resident, the victim’s family should not hesitate to contact an aggressive nursing home abuse attorney immediately.

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By |August 6th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Wrongful Death from Nursing Home Abuse

How to Prove Damages in a Boston Nursing Home Abuse Case

 

If a loved one has suffered serious or fatal injuries in a nursing home as a result of nursing home neglect or abuse, bringing forth a civil claim for damages may be a viable option. In order to recover compensation, however, a plaintiff must not only prove the negligence and wrongdoing of the nursing home, but must also prove damages. Here’s a look at the types of damages that are available in nursing home abuse cases, as well as how to prove damages–

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By |July 20th, 2018|Boston Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on How to Prove Damages in a Boston Nursing Home Abuse Case

Malnutrition at Nursing Homes – Know The Signs!

Nursing home abuse may come as a shock to many people who have little experience with nursing home facilities, but statistics show that the overwhelming majority of nursing home facilities have been cited for various forms of abuse and many of them for numerous violations of state and federal regulations. One common form of nursing home abuse is malnutrition.

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By |July 10th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Malnutrition at Nursing Homes – Know The Signs!

Nursing Home Injuries The Dangers of Bed Rails

When we place a loved one in a nursing home, we hope for and expect that the highest standard of care be provided to them. This includes adequate nutrition, attention to their medical needs, hygiene, and a safe environment. Unfortunately, nursing home abuses are rampant due to understaffing, under-trained staff, and high turnover. Among various types of physical abuse is the danger of bedrail injuries. […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on Nursing Home Injuries The Dangers of Bed Rails

Senior Citizen Injuries: Slip and Fall

As you or your loved ones get older, they are more likely to become a fall risk due to instability, difficulty ambulating, degeneration of strength, and other issues.  In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevent (“CDC”), more than one out of four people over 65 years of age falls each year. […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Senior Citizen Injuries: Slip and Fall

Nursing Home Abuse Causes: Inadequate Staffing

When many of us become too incapacitated to care for ourselves, we may decide to entrust nursing home facilities for our health needs and overall well-being. Families cannot always be expected to care for the elderly since many seniors have special needs that require hours of personal care if not constant monitoring that is too time consuming and costly. But, unfortunately, the majority of nursing home centers fall far short of providing adequate care, mostly due to inadequate staffing. […]

By |June 20th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Nursing Home Abuse Causes: Inadequate Staffing

Alzheimer’s Patient Abuse: What You Need to Know

When we age, we begin to experience the obvious signs of decline such as stiff and aching joints, arthritis, high cholesterol, fatty liver, poor vision, and slow reaction times. But one of the most feared conditions is Alzheimer, a form of dementia. And for residents in nursing homes who are suffering from dementia, they are the most vulnerable to physical and financial abuse. […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Patient Abuse: What You Need to Know

What’s the Difference Between Nursing Home Neglect and Nursing Home Abuse?

The terms “nursing home neglect” and “nursing home abuse” are often used interchangeably. And while the two terms do share some similarities, they are also very distinct. Consider the following information about the differences between nursing home abuse and neglect, and what to do if you suspect that your elderly loved one is a victim of either—- […]

By |June 7th, 2018|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Nursing Home Neglect and Nursing Home Abuse?

How to Find a Good Boston Nursing Home Lawyer

If you suspect that a loved one of yours who resides in a nursing home is a victim of nursing home abuse, neglect, or medical malpractice, you should take action immediately. All three of these acts can be injurious to an elderly person, and sometimes even fatal. To aid you in your quest to put an end to abuse/neglect and recoup damages, you’ll want an experienced attorney on your side. But how can you find a good Boston nursing home lawyer that you can trust with handling your case?

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By |May 30th, 2018|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on How to Find a Good Boston Nursing Home Lawyer

The Benefits of Working with a Worcester Nursing Home Lawyer

The decision to hire a lawyer after learning that a loved one is the victim of nursing home abuse is not easy. In fact, you may be so shocked by the knowledge of the abuse that you aren’t sure what to do, and hiring legal help may be the furthest thing from your mind. But […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Worcester Personal Injury Law|Comments Off on The Benefits of Working with a Worcester Nursing Home Lawyer

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Tetzel Law remains open and available for free initial consultations on new cases! Due to the nature of the Coronavirus we’re conducting client meetings over the phone or by alternate means. To schedule your initial consultation, please call us today at 617-917-3883.