Nursing Home Injuries and Wrongful Death | Nashville Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been injured in a nursing home, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. Nursing home injuries can be caused by many different things, including negligence on the part of the nursing home staff, dangerous or defective equipment, or even abuse.
If you have suffered nursing home injuries, you may be able to recover monetary damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, and payment of reasonable medical expenses (both present and future). nursing home accidents can be traumatic and life-changing events, but you don’t have to go through them alone.
An experienced nursing home injury lawyer can help you navigate the legal process and get the compensation you deserve. Contact a nursing home injury lawyer today to schedule a free consultation.
What to do after nursing home injuries:
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of nursing home negligence, it is important to take immediate action. The first step is to call the police and file a report. This report will include important information such as descriptions, names, addresses and numbers, owner names and addresses, and insurance carrier names.
This information will be essential when you begin to build your case. Once you have gathered all of the necessary paperwork and evidence, you will want to consult with a nursing home negligence lawyer who can help you get the compensation you deserve. Don’t wait – take action today to protect your rights.
You should also make notes about relevant facts, ideally as soon as possible after the accident, including:
- Immediately request a complete copy of the records and demand them to be immediately available
- conditions and defects
- names and phone numbers of potential witnesses
- types and degree of apparent damage or injuries
- medical treatment obtained or denied
- take photographs with a camera phone or camera
Dealing with Insurance Companies
Many people are injured in nursing home accidents each year. If you or a loved one has been injured in a nursing home accident, it is important to get legal help right away. The nursing home may try to get you to sign documents related to the accident, but we strongly recommend that you do not sign anything before consulting with an attorney.
Tennessee Accident Law would be happy to review and evaluate your case. We do not charge any fee for consultations of this sort. If you have been injured in a nursing home accident, call us today. We can help you get the compensation you deserve.