Nursing home neglect and nursing home abuse are similar but not the same.

Nursing home abuse implies a specific intent to harm the elder.
Nursing home neglect is defined as a breach of duty or form of sub-standard care that results in harm to the patient.

It is more difficult to show intent than it is to show a breach of duty.  The breach of duty must be reasonably foreseeable as an outcome of the negligent actions.  We help you through this difficult situation with compassion and support.

Here are the types of Nursing Home Neglect:
Read more: What are the signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

Sometimes may not need to hire an attorney.  Sometimes it doesn't hurt to ask.  Sometimes it is imperative.

Most clear-cut claims may not require an attorney’s assistance. These have:
  1. clarity of liability and/or
  2. injuries are minor with low medical bills and other expenses; and/or
  3. there are no extenuating circumstances requiring investigation, such as previously existing injuries to the same body parts, complicated scenario in the accident, uncertainties about coverage, or questions about the statute of limitations.
Read more: When to hire a Lawyer for a car accident

Medical malpractice occurs when a health-care provider deviates from “standard of care” while treating a patient.  So the next topic is defining “standard of care.”  It is defined as what a reasonably prudent medical provider would or would not have done under the same or similar circumstances.

It boils down to proving the provider was negligent.
Read more: Are you a victim of medical negligence?

Insurance companies are well known as being difficult to deal with, often denying or paying a lower claim amount.  With an attorney that has worked with insurance company in and out of court can be sure your rights are protected and you receive the best compensation package.

Before you talk to an insurance company, contact an attorney.  Call is at (216) 771-1144.   The insurance company will try to get you to talk and reveal information they can use to reduce your claim.
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