The types of injuries that take place in a nursing home range from truly accidental to overtly abusive. The majority may fall somewhere in between - caused by negligence. A nursing home attendant may have intended to put up bed railings and "forgot" due to distraction or understaffing issues. A nursing home resident who wanders off may have done so within a brief moment of opportunity despite precautions in place.
Often, a close investigation after a fall injury in a nursing home reveals that some type of negligence occurred: improper or inadequate protections or human error. Further investigation may reveal that the root of the problem is systemic understaffing, poor fall prevention training or defective equipment.
Attorneys of Chambers & Aholt, LLP, have the experience and skills needed to uncover the cause of a fall or even intentional abuse such as sexual abuse or physical assault. If your loved one has unexplained bruises, complains of an attack or suffered a broken bone, you are doing the right thing by looking for a lawyer.
Did your family member's long-term care facility breach its duty of care? How can you go about seeking appropriate compensation for the injured person and the family? Our law firm is here to answer these questions for people of Georgia. Contact us.
We handle these cases on a contingent fee basis. If there is no recovery no fees are owed.