Nursing Home Frequently Asked Questions
How often does Nursing Home Negligence occur?
Unfortunately a lot in Kansas. The newspapers report unsatisfactory survey results on a regular basis. 1.6 million Americans live in nursing homes in this country. A 1998 study by a U.S. Government (GAO) Agency found that more half of all deaths in nursing homes (of a suspicious nature) were due to nursing home neglect. We know not all deaths are ruled suspicious. If your loved one died in a nursing home and you have questions you should act not wait for a government survey to occur years later, you deserve answers today.
What should I look for if I suspect Nursing Home Negligence?
Any of the following signs are clear warnings and must be investigated:
- Bed Sores Pressure Ulcers Decubitus
- Unexplained bleeding from the vagina or rectum
- Broken Bones–Black Eyes–Bruises–Abrasions
- Falls Slips — Trips when alone or witnessed
We know how to read between the lines of the care homes record. We want to help end this national tragedy. You have to call to report it, your loved one cannot make the call.
What if my loved one was near the end of their life?
All of our loved friends and relatives deserve care and respect. The fact that a person is old is no excuse. Everyone has the right to be free of abuse. Many of these victims can serve as a warning bell to the owners of these care homes if their friends and relatives act. Not all cases are abuse but unless you investigate you will never know. We will listen and will help if we thinks you should act. Often the cost of a review is just a few hundred dollars. If you have a case this cost may be absorbed by Wall Huntington Law Firm. Call for details!
If you or someone you love has been wrongfully harmed due to negligence or abuse of a nursing home anywhere in Kansas, you need an experienced lawyer like Larry Wall and Tina Huntington on your side to help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 316-265-6000 or contact us online today! The quicker you act the better your chances will be for a successful outcome.
Wichita, KS 67207