Why does nursing home negligence occur?

On Behalf of | Oct 10, 2019 | nursing home negligence

When you entrust the safety and well-being of your loved one to a Wyoming nursing home, you can reasonably expect care providers to offer the highest quality of care. There is no excuse for nursing home negligence. So, why does it happen?

Many people believe that nursing facilities are often understaffed. Fewer employees putting in long hours might spark a fatigue problem among staff members. Being tired, however, is no reason to place patients at risk for injury by disregarding protocol or safety regulations.

If you believe your parent or loved one has become ill or suffered injury because of substandard care in a nursing home, it is important to document the details. In many cases, you can seek justice on behalf of your family member. If you do so, you will need to prove that someone obligated to care for your loved one failed in his or her duty and that his or her negligence caused or materially contributed to your family member’s illness or injury.

At Rhodes Law Firm, LLC, in Wyoming, an experienced legal team is available to answer your questions and address concerns regarding a particular nursing home negligence incident. Through consultation, you can determine a best course of action to hold those responsible for your loved one’s injuries accountable for their actions. Whether your situation involves lack of patient supervision, bed sores, bruises or marks on your loved one’s body or other disturbing events, filing a medical malpractice claim is a lot less stressful when you have competent, experienced attorneys by your side.