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Bringing a Personal Injury Claim for Nursing Home Negligence
Salt Lake City / Provo Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney
When family members do not live nearby or can no longer care for a frail or ill elder, we rely upon the professional staff of skilled nursing homes, and we pay a great deal to ensure the health and welfare of our loved one.
Unfortunately, a great many nursing homes do not live up to our trust in them. They do not hire adequate staff, the staff they have is poorly trained and poorly supervised, and careless errors are made that lead to injury or premature death.
Nursing home negligence is completely avoidable. Sadly, it may take a malpractice lawsuit or wrongful death claim to convince nursing home managers and administration that conditions must change.
At Rasmussen & Miner, our medical malpractice lawyers help families get answers after a loved one is seriously injured in a nursing home. With more than 20 years of experience and a track record of results we’re prepared to review your situation and advise you on the steps you can take to hold the nursing home accountable.
Contact our Salt Lake City law office to speak with an experienced nursing home negligence attorney at no cost. Call toll free: 1-800-585-6726.
Justice for your family may save lives. Elders in nursing homes are among the people least able to protect themselves. Staffing problems, nursing problems, safety hazards…these issues will continue for years, endangering the lives of everyone in the facility until management sees a reason to take action. A personal injury lawsuit or wrongful death suit can be the wake-up call that’s needed to bring change.
Why You Need an Experienced Legal Advocate
One of the greatest challenges to bringing a successful personal injury claim for an elder person is overcoming our society’s tendency to devalue the lives of elders. At Rasmussen & Miner, you will find our attorneys are caring advocates working hard to ensure that juries and insurance companies understand the special role an elder plays in a family and in society. Nursing home negligence cases we handle include:
- Broken hips, broken wrists and broken bones from falls when elders are left unsupervised when walking or falling out of bed;
- Dehydration and malnutrition;
- Bed sores, infection and sepsis from poor skin care;
- Wandering and elopement;
- Medication errors;
- Failure to treat;
- Failure to properly diagnose a medical condition; and
- Physical, psychological, or sexual abuse,
At Rasmussen & Miner we understand that this is not just a court case, this is your life! We are dedicated to protecting your rights to financial recovery. Call (801) 363-8500 or contact our Salt Lake City law office to schedule a free consultation.