Our Michigan nursing home abuse 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.
What is Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect?
There are four general categories nursing home abuse and neglect can fall into. They include:
1. Harmful Neglect
If a resident in a health care facility experiences bed sores, suspicious or questionable injuries or death, unexplained substantial weight loss or severe dehydration they may be a victim of harmful neglect.
2. Assault and Battery
If an employee of a nursing home or residential health care facility threatens or strikes a resident or uses unauthorized physical or chemical restraints assault and battery has been committed.
3. Criminal Sexual Conduct
If an employee of a nursing home or residential care facility engages in unlawful sexual contact with a patient criminal sexual conduct has occurred.
If an employee of a nursing home or residential care facility wrongfully removes funds from a resident's account, improperly obtains a financial "loan" or "gift" from a resident, or an employee uses privileged/personal information illegally to obtain credit cards, etc., resulting in identity theft embezzlement has occurred.
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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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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.