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Nursing Home Negligence

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If your loved one has suffered from bedsores, elder abuse, malnutrition, or is in declining health due to a facilities negligence, you may have a case.

How do I prove elder abuse?

This is not an easy task. Similar to medical malpractice suits, medical treatment that falls below the standard of care is negligence. A patient is entitled to compensation for only those injuries that were caused by negligent treatment. The question of whether a patient has a case is a complex analysis of legal, medical and economic factors. An attorney must be able to evaluate the likelihood of obtaining favorable medical expert opinions and testimony, the nature and extent of the injuries that can be linked to the negligent treatment, the likelihood of being able to bring the case in a plaintiff friendly location, and the amount of money that a jury may award should the patient win at trial. A patient is entitled to compensation for only those injuries that were caused by negligent treatment. The question of whether a patient has a case is a complex analysis of legal, medical and economic factors. An attorney must be able to evaluate the likelihood of obtaining favorable medical expert opinions and testimony, the nature and extent of the injuries that can be linked to the negligent treatment, the likelihood of being able to bring the case in a plaintiff friendly location, and the amount of money that a jury may award should the patient win at trial.


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With over 20 years' experience you can count on the attorneys at Swartz Culleton to fight for you. Our firm can review the facts and get to the heart of the case to make sure your loved one is compensated. Call us today at 1-800-JUSTICEĀ® for a free consultation.