When an elderly person moves into a nursing home, family members may feel peace of mind that their loved one will receive professional care and attention that was not available in a home environment. Sadly, that peace of mind can be shattered when a family member dies unexpectedly following admission.
At the law firm of Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., our Kansas City nursing home abuse attorneys understand it can be difficult to get answers when a family members dies in a nursing home. It often takes a lawyer’s help to get the information you need. If you have unanswered questions about your family member’s death, call 816-941-8949 for a free initial consultation. Our lawyers handle cases of death due to nursing home neglect and abuse in Kansas and Missouri.
Sometimes people die in nursing homes despite the best efforts of staff members to provide a safe and caring environment. If the nursing home staff did everything it was supposed to do to care for your family member, then there is nothing the civil justice system can do for you. However, if the death was caused by nursing home neglect or abuse, you may have legal options.
There are many forms of neglect or abuse that can lead to death in a nursing home:
Our Kansas City wrongful death lawyers will review the circumstances of your loved one’s death and advise you on the next steps you can take to hold the nursing home accountable. Your family members may have the right to seek compensation.
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