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Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing Home Neglect

The elderly are the fastest growing segment in the US population today. Tragically, nursing home neglect and abuse has grown just as fast. Nursing home and senior care facilities are often understaffed or are unwilling to hire qualified attendants, resulting in staff negligence of an elder individuals.

Types of Nursing Home Cases We Handle

Nursing home abuse and neglect take many forms, and as a leading nursing home abuse law firm, Collins & Collins Attorneys handles a wide variety of cases involving elder abuse and neglect. Some common types of nursing home abuse lawsuits include:

Nursing Home Neglect Cases:

         Dehydration 

         Malnutration 

         Aspiration Pneumonia

         Negligent Feeding

         Elopement or Wandering 

Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases:

         Stage 3 Bed Sores

         Stage 4 Bed Sores

         Decubitus Ulcers 

         Pressure Ulcers

Nursing Home Fall Cases:

         Unattended Falls

         Attended Falls

         Hoyer Lift Falls

Nursing Home Broken Bone Cases:

         Broken Hip

         Broken Arm

         Broken Leg

         Other Bone Fractures

         Other Broken Bones

Other Nursing Home Abuse Cases:

         Sepsis or Septic Shock

         Assault, Sexual Misconduct and Rape Cases

         Wrong Medication or Overdose Cases

         Wrongful Death

         Other Nursing Home Abuse 

         Other Nursing Home Neglect 

We Focus on Nursing Home and Medical Malpractice Cases

As one of the few dedicated medical malpractice and nursing home abuse law firms in the state, you can rest assured that the attorneys at Collins & Collins Attorneys have the experience, expertise and financial backing to properly handle your case.

How Nursing Home Lawsuits Improve Care For Others

No amount of compensation will ever fully compensate your family for the suffering that the negligent nursing home caused. Consequently, the attorneys and Collins & Collins will work with you to attempt to secure fundamental changes in the way in which this nursing home operates, so as to prevent this sort of incident from ever occurring to someone else. For most clients, however, the most direct path to achieving change in a nursing home abuse lawsuit is to achieve a large settlement or judgement. That is because most nursing homes are actually owned by large corporations, which generally only change behavior for the better when they are forced to realize that with the added cost of lawsuits, providing quality care is actually a smart financial decision.

If you believe that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, call Collins & Collins Attorneys LLC immediately to have a free meeting with one of our experienced nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys.