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Muskegon Nursing Home Lawyers: Lawsuits & Settlements

Muskegon Nursing Home Lawyers

Our Muskegon 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 Muskegon 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

Muskegon Nursing Home Facilities

There are a number of skilled nursing care facilities in the City of Muskegon.  These include the following:

Brookhaven Medical Care Facility
1890 Apple Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 724-3500

Christian Care Nursing Center
2053 South Sheridan Drive
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 722-7165

Deboer Nursing Home
1684 Vulcan Street
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 777-2511

Heartland Health Care Center - Knollview
1061 West Hackley Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-2255

Roosevelt Park Nursing And Rehabilitation Community
1300 West Broadway 
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-2221

Sanctuary At Mcauley
1380 East Sherman Boulevard
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 672-2578

Sanctuary At The Park
570 Harvey Street
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 672-2202

Hillcrest Nursing And Rehabilitation Community
695 Mitzi Drive
North Muskegon, MI 49445 
(231) 744-1641

Muskegon Nursing Home Abuse Symptoms

The Muskegon 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 Muskegon 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 Muskegon 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 Muskegon Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

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