Understanding How Nursing Home Malpractice Lawyers Can Help You in Bend, OR
While it can be quite difficult to put your loved one in a nursing home, sometimes it can be the best thing for that person. Sometimes, it is necessary to put your
loved one in a nursing home if they need assistance with activities of daily living or if you simply are unable to meet their needs in your home. While people expect that their loved ones will receive the proper care when they are placed in a nursing home, this does not always happen. Sometimes, innocent victims are
not given the care that they are by law supposed to receive, and they may even be intentionally harmed. When these unthinkable acts happen, victims and their loved ones can seek representation by nursing home malpractice lawyers like ours in Bend, OR who can work to preserve your loved ones’ rights while recovering the compensation you are entitled to receive.
Here at Kuhlman Law, our experienced nursing home malpractice lawyers in Bend, OR know how to handle these unique and difficult types of cases. We can help victims and their families recover the compensation they deserve for their losses after a negligent defendant or nursing facility harms you or a loved one. To learn more about how we can help you, please call our nursing home malpractice lawyers today.
Nursing Home Malpractice Explained
Nursing home neglect and nursing home abuse are considered to be types of nursing home malpractice. Examples of nursing home abuse and neglect include the following:
- Physical abuse – hitting a nursing home resident, punching, kicking, biting them, or any other type of physical action that leads to harm
- Sexual abuse – rape, sodomy, unwanted or forceful touching, or any other type of action that is sexually inappropriate
- Unintentional neglect – forgetting to toilet a resident, shower a resident, or tend to any other care needs, medication errors, failure to turn a resident to prevent pressure ulcers, or any other unintentional act that leads to harm
- Emotional abuse – any type of verbal abuse (i.e. calling residents degrading names, putting them down, or any other action that harms the victim emotionally)
- Intentional neglect – intentionally choosing not to provide the resident necessary care due to laziness, understaffing, or any other intentional failure to provide care
How Our Nursing Home Malpractice Lawyers Can Help You
Our nursing home lawyers understand how devastating it can be to have your loved one harmed in a nursing home that should be taking care of your loved one.We also know the trauma it can cause and may continue to cause physically, emotionally, and financially. Our nursing home malpractice lawyers will work with you and for you to protect your rights and recover the compensation to which you are entitled. Many victims of nursing home abuse are entitled to receiving
damages for any harm caused by nursing home malpractice. Damages are typically awarded in the form of compensation. Damages for nursing home malpractice may include the following:
Physical pain and suffering
Emotional pain and suffering
Funeral and burial expenses
Loss of consortium
Mental anguish of surviving family members
Other damages for victims and family members of nursing home abuse
Ask Our Nursing Home Malpractice Lawyers for Help in Bend, OR
If you or a loved one have been seriously injured or killed as a result of medical malpractice, contact the Minneapolis, MN and Bend, Oregon Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Kuhlman Law at our number below or fill out the intake form. We offer a free initial case evaluation and handle cases on a contingency fee which means that you pay no money unless we recover.
Our law firm handles cases throughout the state including Bend and Portland Oregon, Redmond, Central Oregon, Sisters, Madras, Multnomah County, Deschutes County, Salem, Eugene, Corvallis, Lane County, Medford, Gresham, La Grande, Albany, Medford, Beaverton, Umatilla, Pendleton, Cottage Grove, Florence, Oregon City, Springfield, Keizer, Grants Pass, McMinnville, Tualatin, West Linn, Forest Grove, Wilsonville, Newberg, Roseburg, Lake Oswego, Klamath Falls, Happy Valley, Tigard, Ashland, Milwaukie, Coos Bay, The Dalles, St. Helens, Sherwood, Central Point, Canby, Troutdale, Hermiston, Silverton, Hood River, Newport, Prineville, Astoria, Tillamook, Lincoln City, Hillsboro, and Vancouver, Washington.
We also have an office in Minneapolis, Minnesota and take medical malpractice cases throughout the Twin Cities, including St. Paul, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Dakota County, Washington County, Anoka County, Scott County, Blaine, Stillwater, and Saint Paul Minnesota.