Category Archives: Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing home negligence and abuse can occur when for-profit nursing homes underpay, overwork and under-staff their facilities.

What is Nursing Home Malpractice?

Nursing home doctors, nurses and staff members have a duty to residents to keep them safe and healthy. When a staff member or medical professional fails in this duty, an injury to a patient as a result may be medical malpractice and/or abuse. Nursing home residents are often unable to speak up for themselves and rely on others to alert the proper authorities when something is wrong. In this video, nursing home abuse and neglect attorney Daniel Jeck explains some of the cases he and his law firm have handled in these situations. Bedsores are a clear symptom of abuse and neglect, and bedsores can be deadly to elderly residents. Video Transcription One of the cases that we handle here at our firm are nursing home malpractice cases. These are cases usually involving elderly clients that have been in nursing homes for some period of time that have lack of…
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When is Nursing Home Abuse Medical Malpractice?

When a loved one is injured, develops bedsores or passes away under suspicious circumstances in a nursing home, medical negligence may have been the cause. Our attorneys investigate cases where medical professionals or nurses may have failed to properly protect and treat your loved one. In this video, attorney Dan Jeck explains a few of the potential causes of medical negligence in nursing homes. Video Transcription The types of things we look for in nursing home cases are the failure to address the situation that gets worse over time. So nurses are responsible for the patient in a nursing home, there are records that we look at, there are charts that we take a look at, and if a patient is supposed to be turned every four hours or every six hours and it’s not happening, it’s not mentioned in the records, that’s something that we look for. Or if…
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