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Downriver Nursing Home Lawyers: Lawsuits & Settlements

Downriver Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect LawyersOur Downriver 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 Downriver 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

Downriver Nursing Home Facilities

There are a number of skilled nursing care facilities in the Downriver area.  These include, but are not limited to the following:

Medilodge of Taylor, Inc
23600 Northline Road
Taylor, MI
(734) 287-8580

Regency Health Care Center
12575 South Telegraph  Road
 Taylor, MI
(734) 287-4710

Tendercare Health & Rehabilitation Center
22950 Northline Road
Taylor, MI
(734) 287-1230

Aberdeen Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center
5500 Fort Street
 Trenton, MI
(734) 671-3500

Applewood Nursing Center, Inc
18500 Van Horn Road
Woodhaven, MI
(734) 676-7575

Manor of Southgate Skilled Nursing & Rehab
15400 Trenton Road
Southgate, MI
(734) 284-4620

Rivergate Health Care Center
14041 Pennsylvania Road
Riverview, MI
(734) 284-7200

Rivergate Terrace
14141 Pennsylvania Road
Riverview, MI
(734) 284-8000

Downriver Nursing Home Abuse Symptoms

At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., we 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 Downriver Nursing 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 Downriver 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 Downriver Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

If a loved one has suffered abuse or neglect in an Downriver 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.

Lawrence J. Buckfire
Best Michigan personal injury lawyer winning highest settlements for injury, malpractice, & accident victims.