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Nursing Home Neglect

 

 

 
 
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Nursing Home Abuse

 

Experienced Louisiana Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Fighting for Your Rights

When you have to place your spouse or one of your parents in a nursing home facility, you likely engaged in extensive research to determine which place is the best option for your loved one.  You researched the facility online, visited the facility, and talked with the staff at the nursing home.  When you finally chose a place, you felt assured that you made the right choice for your loved one.  

Now, as you are dealing with the injury or death of a loved one, you might be concerned that the injury or death was not caused by natural occurrences.  You may suspect that negligence or intentional abuse may have been a factor in the injury or death of your loved one.

The nursing home abuse lawyers at Mansfield Melancon can help you determine your legal options and work with you to ensure that your loved one receives the compensation and care that they deserve.    

What is a Nursing Home Abuse or Negligence Claim?

Nursing home negligence and nursing home abuse are usually two different types of claims.  Nursing home negligence occurs when the nursing home and its staff fails to do something or performs an action improperly.  For example, infection and bed sores are a type of negligence, because the nursing home staff failed to properly care for the individual.  Nursing home abuse occurs when an individual is directly harmed by a staff member or a third party.  For example, physical and sexual assault are types of abuse.  Whether your loved one has suffered from negligence or abuse, both claims are serious because they can result in severe injury or death.  

Mansfield Melancon’s Experienced Lawyers Handle Nursing Home Abuse Claims

It is important to contact an experienced nursing home abuse lawyer at Mansfield Melancon if you suspect that a loved one has been injured at a nursing home.  Our lawyers will sit down with you to evaluate your claims against the nursing home, explain to you the federal and state laws that protect your loved one, and we will ensure that a proper investigation of your claims takes place.  

Mansfield Melancon’s nursing home abuse and negligence lawyers will handle and investigate injuries and deaths involving:

  • Broken bones
  • Bruises
  • Falls
  • Physical Assault 
  • Sexual Assault 
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Malnutrition 
  • Dehydration 
  • Depression
  • Bed Sores
  • Infections
  • Financial Exploitation 

When Should I Call a Lawyer?

If you or a loved one are in need of reliable legal advice on how to proceed after a nursing home abuse/neglect injury, contact Mansfield Melancon immediately to make sure your rights and interests are being protected.  It is important to receive compensation for your nursing home abuse or neglect. It is equally important to have a team of skilled lawyers who will provide the personalized attention your case requires and deserves. You can reach us at our New Orleans number at 504-500-1108, Baton Rouge number at 225-612-0800, Lafayette number at 337-409-0003, or you can contact us online.  You can also send us an email with questions about your claim at info@mansfieldmelancon.com.

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