Montgomeryville Nursing Home Care Injuries
Dedicated Attorneys Fight to Defend the Rights of Nursing Home Residents Injured by Negligence, Neglect, or Abuse
We rely on nursing homes and nursing care facilities to provide assistance, shelter, and care to our loved ones as they get older and can no longer live on their own or need greater assistance and care than family members can provide. Although the vast majority of nursing homes and facilities provide exemplary care to their residents and patients, nursing home care injuries do occur. Sometimes injuries happen due to accidents and negligence by nursing home facilities and their staff; nursing home residents and patients are also sometimes injured by the careless or intentional abuse or neglect of staff.
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Regardless of how a nursing home care injury occurs, when we charge nursing home facilities with the duty to care for our loved ones and they fail in carrying out this duty and injure a beloved family member, the nursing home may be responsible to compensate the injured resident and their family for the damages caused by those injuries. If you or a loved one have suffered a nursing home care injury in Montgomeryville or elsewhere throughout Pennsylvania, contact the personal injury attorneys of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg, & Gifford, P.C. today to learn more about your legal rights and options.
Examples of Nursing Home Care Injuries
Residents and patients of nursing homes face the risk of a wide variety of injuries. Sometimes nursing home patients or residents suffer injury due to an accident caused by the negligence of staff, such as by failing to properly move a patient or resident, or failing to provide help to a resident who needs mobility assistance. Injuries can also occur due to abuse and/or neglect from nursing home staff. Some common examples of nursing home care injuries include:
- Lacerations (cuts) and contusions (bruises)
- Broken bones, in particular head and hip fractures
- Bedsores (pressure ulcers)
- Soft tissue injuries, including sprains and tears of tendons, ligaments, and muscles
- Head and facial injuries
- Traumatic brain injury
- Anxiety and depression
- Cognitive impairments, including confusion, disorientation, agitation, or memory problems
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Nursing home residents and patients are an especially vulnerable group. Due to advanced age or illness, they are especially susceptible to serious injuries even in incidents or accidents that might not injure or seriously injure a younger healthy adult.
Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford, P.C. Tirelessly Advocates for Nursing Home Care Injury Victims and Their Families
A victim of a nursing home care injury or the family of someone who has suffered an injury in a nursing home deserves experienced, dedicated advocates who will fight to help them obtain the maximum compensation they need and deserve for their injuries. When you choose Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford to help you with your case, you can expect that our attorneys will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your injuries to be able to persuasively show how your injuries occurred and identify who is legally responsible for your injuries and liable to provide you with compensation. Our legal team does not rest until we’ve helped nursing home injury victims and their families obtain the justice they deserve. We believe in holding nursing home care facilities accountable for injuries to patients and residents so that those injured victims get the resources they need for their recovery and to send a message to other nursing home facilities to hopefully prevent other patients or residents from suffering injury as well.
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When you or a loved one have been injured in a nursing home, you deserve to be compensated for the costs of treating your injuries and physical harm and for the pain and suffering you’ve had to endure. Contact the Montgomeryville nursing home care injury attorneys at Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your legal rights and options in your case and to learn more about how our firm will fight to help you or your loved one secure the financial recovery and justice that you deserve.
About Montgomeryville, PA
Montgomeryville is a Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. A suburb of Philadelphia located approximately 30 miles northwest of the city center, Montgomeryville is considered part of the North Penn Valley region of southeast Pennsylvania centered on the nearby borough of Lansdale. Montgomeryville’s shopping and commercial district is centered on the “Five Points” or “Five Corners” intersection of PA 463, PA 309, and US 202, named for the five roads that lead away from the intersection.
Frequently Asked Questions about Nursing Home Care Injuries in Montgomeryville, PA
If you or a loved one have been injured in a nursing home, you may be entitled to compensation for damages such as the costs of medical treatment for your injuries, pain and suffering, lost enjoyment of life (arising from the inability to participate in activities you previously enjoyed) or loss of companionship to your spouse or loved ones.
Depending on the circumstances of your injuries, there may be several parties who bear some liability for your nursing home care injuries. Of course, the person or persons directly responsible for your injuries, such as a nursing home staffer who causes you injury due to abuse or neglect, can be held liable for your injuries. The nursing home facility itself may also be held liable for nursing home care injuries; the facility may be held vicariously liable for the negligence or reckless or intentional acts of its employees, or the facility may be held liable for its direct negligence in hiring, training, or retaining employees and staffers who cause injury to residents and patients. Finally, if a third party contractor is responsible for your injury, such as a contractor responsible for cleaning and maintenance or for food service, they may be held liable as well.