Nursing Home Injuries and Abuse

It's an unfortunate fact that a small percentage of nursing home residents suffer avoidable injuries because of a care facility's negligence. And in some situations, a care facility employee's carelessness or intentional actions can rise to the level of abuse. Whether a nursing home resident is harmed as a result of an accident, or by conduct that might also qualify as a crime, a civil lawsuit is always on the table as a potential legal remedy. In this section, we'll touch on some of the key practical and legal issues that arise in cases like these.