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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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. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Even more difficult than making the decision to move an elderly loved one into a nursing home is suspecting that the nursing home resident has been subjected to nursing home abuse. Nursing home abuse is a serious concern, and when nursing home abuse occurs, victims deserve justice. As a loved one of a nursing home resident in Massachusetts, here are some of the signs of nursing home abuse to be aware of—

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By |May 17th, 2018|Boston Nursing Home Lawyer|0 Comments