Our Michigan nursing home neglect lawyers represent nursing home residents and their families in lawsuits in Allegan in lawsuits involving resident abuse and neglect. The injuries suffered due to neglect are often very serious and many times tragically result to the death of a resident.
The Michigan Nursing Home Watch List identified nursing homes that have been cited for actual harm or “immediate jeopardy.” Listed in that violation report was Bortz Health Care of Oakland, in Orion, Michigan.
Bortz Health Care of Oakland
1255 W. Silverbell
Orion, MI 48359
Causes of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
Our Michigan nursing home neglect lawyers 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
Michigan Lawsuits for Abuse & Neglect Against Bortz Health Care of Oakland
In order to pursue a Michigan nursing home neglect case, one must prove that a nursing facility failed to properly care for a resident and that their negligence caused an injury. The process is very complex and requires an experienced nursing home neglect lawyer.
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Time Limits For Michigan Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits
The statute of limitations for nursing home abuse lawsuits in Michigan is generally two years from the date of injury. There are a few exceptions to this deadline so it is imperative that you contact the Michigan nursing home abuse lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately.
Contact Your Michigan Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer
If you or a family member suffered from nursing home neglect at Bortz Health Care of Oakland in Orion, you should contact us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan nursing home neglect lawyers about your case.