Cleveland Nursing Home Injury attorneys
Ohio Lawyers Handling Nursing Home Injuries
Bed Sores, Falls, Medication Errors, Assault
Although genuine, unavoidable accidents may happen in a nursing home, more often than not, injuries occur because a lack of care. People enter into nursing homes because they are unable to safely live alone or take care of themselves. They depend on nursing home supervisors and staff to keep them safe. Nursing home injuries are most often evidence of negligence.
Pursuit of Justice After Nursing Home Injuries: Slip and Fall Accidents, Infections
Examples of preventable nursing home accidents include:
- Decubitus ulcers (bed sores) developing as a result of nursing home staff's failure to turn a resident often enough
- Infections due to nursing home staff's failure to adequately clean a resident's bodily waste
- Falling accidents occurring through staff failure to provide care for residents
- Drug administration errors: overdose, wrong medications, unrecognized drug interactions
If you have reason to suspect that your mother, father or other family member suffered serious injury or died prematurely in a long-term care facility such as a nursing home, an assisted living facility or a rehabilitation center, call or e-mail the Ohio law firm of Lowe Eklund Wakefield & Mulvihill Co., LPA. Headquartered in Ohio, the law firm handles substantial personal injury and wrongful death cases nationwide, including nursing home injuries.
Lowe Eklund Wakefield & Mulvihill has received an AV rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms,** a network of law firms committed to high standards.
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