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 & Assisted Living 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 Rapids Nursing Home 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.

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Free Michigan Nursing Home Injury Book

If you would like more information about your legal rights after a Michigan nursing home or assisted living injury, you can order our FREE book, "The Michigan Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Handbook," by top-rated Michigan assisted living injury lawyer Lawrence J. Buckfire. The book is an insider's report on assisted living neglect claims and includes why most assisted living injuries are never reported or discovered. Our book sells for $14.95 on Amazon but Lawrence will send it to you for FREE!

Who are the Best Rated Grand Rapids Area Nursing Home Injury Lawyers?

Buckfire & Buckfire Best LawyersBuckfire & Buckfire, P.C. and our lawyers have won the top awards in the legal profession, including:

  • U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms
  • "Best Michigan Personal Injury Attorney" by American Lawyer Academy
  • Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Michigan
  • Honored as "Super Lawyers"
  • Top Martindale-Hubbell Rating (AV) for Skill & Integrity
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Our No Fee Promise on Grand Rapids Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Don't be concerned about the money you might need to hire a lawyer. You can afford to have the best nursing home injury law firm on your side without paying a penny out of your pocket. It literally costs nothing to get started and if your nursing home injury case is unsuccessful for any reason, you owe us nothing. We promise you in writing:

  • No money to hire us or get started on your case
  • We pay all case costs and expenses from start to finish
  • You pay no legal fees whatsoever unless you receive a settlement
  • Phone calls to our office are always free, forever.

Start Your Grand Rapids Nursing Home Abuse Claim Today

There are three ways to get started on your nursing home injury case today to get the settlement you deserve. You can:

  1. Submit the Free Case Review Box on this page. A nursing home injury attorney will contact you shortly.
  2. Chat with our online live operator who will provide your information to our law firm
  3. Call (800) 606-1717 any time of day to speak with an injury lawyer about your case.

Warning: There is a strict time deadline for filing Grand Rapids nursing home abuse lawsuits. Call us today to learn more about Grand Rapids nursing home laws.

Grand Rapids Resources

  1. Grand Rapids District Court
  2. Kent County Circuit Court
  3. Grand Rapids Police Department 
  4. Grand Rapids Wiki Page

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