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Grand Rapids Nursing Home Lawyers: Lawsuits & Settlements

Grand Rapids Nursing Home LawyersOur Grand Rapids nursing home abuse lawyers represent nursing home residents and their families in lawsuits against nursing homes and residential care facilities. There are strict laws and regulations to protect the safety and welfare of these residents. Unfortunately, nursing home patients do not always receive appropriate care and the results can be severe and are often deadly.

When an elderly person moves into a nursing home, the family places a tremendous amount of trust in the facility and its staff. If the patient is injured or dies due to improper treatment and neglect, that person or his or her family should explore taking action against the facility.

Causes of Grand Rapids Nursing Home Abuse

Our expert attorneys pursue cases for many different causes of nursing home abuse and neglect. These include:

  • Failure to turn or move immobile patients
  • Failure to bathe patients
  • Failure to supervise patients in baths and showers
  • Failure to monitor nutrition and hydration/malnutrition
  • Failure to use bed rails
  • Verbal abuse of residents
  • Failure to supervise patients
  • Failure to train staff properly
  • Patients wandering away from the facility
  • Reduced staff-patient ratios

Grand Rapids Nursing Home Facilities

There are a number of skilled nursing care facilities in the City of Grand Rapids.  These include the following:

Christian Rest Home Association
 1000 Edison Avenue. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-2475

Clark Retirement Community
 1551 Franklin Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 452-1568

Covenant Village Of The Great Lakes
2510 Lake Michigan Drive N.W
 Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 735-4541

Heartland Health Care Center - Grand Rapids
2320 East Beltline SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 949-3000

Heartland Health Care Center - Greenview
1700 Leonard Street N.E
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 456-7243

Heather Hills Care Center
 1055 Forest Hill Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 942-1990

Holland Home - Fulton Manor
1450 East Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 235-5113

Holland Home - Raybrook Manor
2121 Raybrook SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 235-5113

Metron Of Forest Hills
1095 Medical Park Drive SE
 Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 949-7220

Beacon Hill at Eastgate
1919 Boston Street SE
 Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 245-9179

Pilgrim Manor
2000 Leonard Street NE
 Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 458-1133

Porter Hills Health Center
4450 Cascade Road SE
 Grand Rapids, MI 49506
(616) 949-4975

Sanctuary At St. Mary's
1050 4 Mile Road Northwest
 Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 685-7000

Spectrum Health
100 Michigan Street NE
 Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 391-2000

Spectrum Health Rehab And Nursing Center
100 Michigan Street NE
 Grand Rapids, MI 48508
(616) 391-2000

St. Anns Home
2161 Leonard Street N.W
 Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-7715

The Lodge At Maplecreek
1950 32nd Street SE
 Grand Rapids, MI 49508
(616) 245-1600

 

Grand Rapids Nursing Home Abuse Symptoms

The Grand Rapids nursing home abuse lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., recommend that families be alert to these signs of nursing home abuse:

  • Medication Errors
  • Pressure sores and bed sores
  • Infections, including gangrene
  • Unexplained falls resulting in broken bones
  • Fractures (frequently hips)
  • Debicutus Ulcers
  • Sepsis
  • Withdrawal, failure to speak, or
  • Unusual fears
  • Residents wandering away from the facility

Legal Rights After A Grand RapidsNursing Home Abuse Injury

Patients and their families can file civil lawsuits seeking money compensation for the injuries suffered due to nursing home neglect and abuse. In situations in which a patient dies due to the negligence of the facility, the family can file a Michigan wrongful death claim for the loss of their loved one.

No Fees Unless You Win A Grand Rapids Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

We do not charge any legal fees unless we are able to get you a settlement. We also pay all case costs and expenses. If your case is unsuccessful for any reason whatsoever, you will owe us nothing. We put that in writing for you.

Contact Our Grand Rapids Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

If a loved one has suffered abuse or neglect  in an Grand Rapids nursing home, it is important you contact our law firm today at (800) 606-1717. We will listen to your story, get the medical records, and start working on your case immediately.

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