Our Michigan nursing home lawyers handle cases involving nursing home negligence for residents who suffer injuries and resident's family members who have lost a loved one in a Michigan health care facility such as a nursing home, hospital, adult foster care facilities, and assisted living facilities. These lawsuits are filed against the health care facility and the nursing home doctors whose negligence in their care of the resident caused injuries or even wrongful death. The information below is provided by the Michigan Office of the Attorney General.
Which Health Care Facilities Are Subject To Investigate Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect?
Any resident and/or patient receiving treatment or care in a residential health care facility is entitled to proper investigation. Listed below are a few examples of facilities in which the Michigan Office of the Attorney General has jurisdiction to investigate criminal abuse and neglect.
- Nursing Homes
- Hospital Long-Term Care Units
- Homes for the Aged
- County Medical Care Facilities
- Adult Foster Care Facilities
- Assisted Living Facilities
Michigan Nursing Home Neglect - What Should You Do?
If you or a family member suspect you have been a victim of nursing home abuse and neglect you should know there are certain things you should do to protect yourself. First and foremost report the incident IMMEDIATELY. Report it to the facility's administrator, director of nursing, charge nurse, social worker, or the facility's designated patient advocate. It can be verbally or by letter but make sure to report the incident.
Second, obtain photographs of the physical injury and make a written statement detailing what you observed, when you observed it, who was present, and any other information that may be of assistance to an investigator.
Third, you should contact an experienced Michigan nursing home neglect lawyer to discuss your legal rights and get compensation for the injuries you suffered. If it is found that nursing home abuse and neglect has been performed, a lawsuit could prevent such tragedy from happening to another resident.
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Statute of Limitations For Michigan Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect Lawsuits
The statute of limitations for nursing home abuse varies from state to state. There are strict limitations for filing a nursing home abuse lawsuit. If you miss a deadline, your claim will be lost forever. To avoid these severe consequences, you should contact the Michigan nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately. Our lawyers will start working on your case immediately, reviewing your entire medical chart to gather evidence necessary to prove and win your case.
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We will represent you in your Michigan nursing home abuse and neglect case under our NO FEE PROMISE. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!
Contact a Michigan Nursing Home Neglect Attorney
If you or a family member suffered from nursing home neglect and abuse, you should contact the Michigan nursing home neglect firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers about your case.