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Tendercare Nursing Home Lawsuit Lawyers

Our Michigan nursing home neglect and abuse lawyers represent residents and their families in lawsuits against Tendercare. Tendercare is a corporation that owns and operates numerous skilled nursing care facilities throughout the State of Michigan. They are licensed medical facilities.

Tendercare is one of the leading healthcare service providers founded in Michigan. It owns and operates a group of wellness centers that offer long term care services and advanced rehabilitation. Tendercare offers a wide variety of services that may include:

  • Care that is personalized for their Lodgers
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapies
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Specialties in orthopedic, cardiac, bariatric, stroke and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Evening and weekend admissions
  • Private and semi-private accommodations
  • Transportation services
  • Wound care
  • Nutritional management
  • Enteral feeding
  • Hospice services
  • Physiatry and pain management 
  • Respite care
  • Restorative programs
  • Podiatry, dental, audiology and vision care
  • Psychiatric services 
  • Dialysis, IVs, and tracheostomy care
  • Medication management and education
  • Outpatient community referrals
  • Support groups
  • Respiratory care
  • Dementia care with Montessori and memory enhancement programs
  • Patient and family care conferences

Michigan Tendercare Nursing Home Locations

Company Name Street Address City State Zip Code
Tendercare West Inc. 731 Starkweather Dr. Lansing MI 48917
Tendercare Kalamazoo 1701 S. 11th Street Kalamazoo MI 49009
Tendercare Portage 7855 Currier Dr. Portage MI 49002
Tendercare 1542 Portabella Trail Mt. Pleasant MI 48858
Tendercare of Ludington 1000 E. Tinkham Ave. Ludington MI 49431
Tendercare Traverse City 2585 Lafranier Rd.  Traverse City MI 49686
Tendercare Sault Ste. Marie  1011 Meridian St.  Sault Ste. Marie MI 49783
Tendercare Tawas City 400 North St. W Tawas City MI 48763
Tendercare Gaylord 508 Randorn Ln. Gaylord MI 49735
Tendercare 123 4th St. Suttons Bay MI 49682
Tendercare Regional Office 2193 Association Dr. Okemos MI 48864
Tendercare Health Center - Birchwood 2950 Lafranier Rd. Traverse City MI 49686
Tendercare Alpena 310 Long Rapids Rd. Alpena MI 49707
Tendercare Health Center - Munising 300 City Park Dr. Munising MI 49862
Rogers City Tendercare  555 N Bradley Hwy. Rogers City MI 49779
Tendercare Greenview 1234 Golf Course Rd. Alpena MI 49707
Tendercare Health-Center 824 S.Huron St. Cheboygan MI 49721

Common Causes of Nursing Home Injuries & Death

The most common causes of nursing home injuries and death include:

  • Failure to prevent bedsores and pressure ulcers
  • Failure to prevent fall injuries
  • Failure to properly supervise patients
  • Failure to treat urinary tract infections and bowel obstructions
  • Medication mistakes, errors, and overdoses
  • Patients wandering away  and elopement from the facility
  • Other types of neglect, abuse, and mistreatment

Common Injuries & Harm Caused by Nursing Home Neglect

The most common injuries caused by nursing home staff negligence include:

  • Bed sores, pressure sores, & decubitus ulcers
  • Broken bones, including fractured hips
  • Traumatic brain injury and closed head injury
  • Brain bleeds and subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Malnutrition & dehydration
  • Urinary tract infections & bowel obstructions
  • Sepsis and other serious infections
  • Choking and asphyxiation
  • Death of the resident

How to File a State Complaint Against Tendercare

Complaints against Tendercare and other Michigan nursing homes can be made online through the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. 

You can phone in a complaint to 800-882-6006, or submit your complaint through the online complaint form.

How do I File a Michigan Tendercare Lawsuit?

Our experienced nursing home attorneys file lawsuits against nursing homes for residents and their families. In order to file a nursing home neglect case, it is necessary prove that a nursing facility failed to properly care for a resident and that their negligence caused an injury.

We will get the nursing home records and all other medical records and review them. We will also get the opinion of medical experts and nursing home experts to determine if you have a case.  If there is a case, we will send out the required notices under Michigan law and then file your lawsuit.

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What is the Compensation in a Tendercare Lawsuit?

Nursing home negligence lawsuits seek compensation for pain and suffering, disability, medical expenses, and other damages. These cases often result in significant settlements.In cases involving the death of the resident, we will file a wrongful death lawsuit for the surviving family members. These cases seek settlements for the pain and suffering of the resident from the time of injury until death, loss of companionship for the family members, medical and funeral expenses.

Are there Time Limits for Michigan Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits?

The statute of limitations for nursing home abuse lawsuits in Michigan is generally two years from the date of injury. There are a some exceptions to this deadline, including for wrongful death, so it is imperative that you contact our Michigan nursing home abuse lawyers immediately.

What are the Lawyer Fees for a Tendercare Nursing Home Case?

Our law firm does not charge any legal fees unless we win a settlement in your case. We pay all of the case costs and expenses so it does not cost you any money to start your lawsuit.

Our legal fees are paid from your settlement check at the end of the case. If the case is unsuccessful for any reason, you owe us nothing. We put that in writing for you. 

Contact Our Tendercare Nursing Home Lawsuit Lawyers

If you or a family member suffered from nursing home neglect at a Tendercare facility, you should call our experienced attorneys now at (888) 797-8787. You can also submit the FREE CASE REVIEW form on this page and a lawyer will be in touch with you shortly.

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