Nursing homes have several liability issues. Medical Directors of a nursing homes prove to be great experts in Nursing home cases. Our firm has handled many nursing home cases and helped many families deal with the sad aftermath of nursing home negligence.
Injuries adn death in nursing homes is very preventable and more and more experts are agreeing on this issue. Usually, you can find numerous medical directors to be expert witnesses in such cases. Medical directors bring knowledge based on the interpretation of the Health Codes, State Legislation, and Federal Regulations. Most importantly, medical directors bring their own clinical experiences to the table and can determine the appropriate standard of care based on experience.
Examples of Nursing home liability and negligence are: falls, fractures, negligence, decubiti (bed sores), injuries or death due to smoking, dehydration, fleeing from the nursing home, and others.
Please visit your loved ones regularly who are in the nursing home and closely examine their care. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call upon our firm.
For more information on this subject, please refer to our section on Nursing Home and Elder Abuse.