Suspect assisted living or nursing home neglect, injury or abuse in Nashville or Middle Tennessee?

Has your loved one suffered an injury or possible abuse in a local nursing home or assisted living facility? Even though most nursing homes and assisted living facilities provide good care, others subject helpless residents to needless suffering and sometimes even death. In many cases they may have excellent intentions, but the actual impact of their actions can be damaging.

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Understaffing and Insufficient Training

When a nursing home is inadequately staffed or the employees are poorly trained, they will fail to provide good treatment and to preserve a resident’s health and safety. If the resident suffers injury, the facility may be negligent. To learn more about Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence, please contact our law office for information on legal rights, how to choose a nursing home, our attorneys, injuries that may occur due to neglect of the elderly, and much more.

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The Most Common Problems Faced by the Elderly in Nashville Nursing Homes or Assisted Living Facilities

  • Bedsores
  • Falls, bone fractures, or other injuries
  • Physical or chemical restraints
  • Malnutrition or dehydration
  • Defective equipment
  • Sexual assault
  • Improper medication
  • Physical abuse or unexplained injury
  • Weight gain or loss
  • Unexpected or wrongful death
  • Unsanitary conditions
  • Untrained or insufficient staff
  • Over-sedation
  • Abandonment
  • Lack of supervision allowing residents to wander away from the facility

Free Attorney Consultation

Joe Dughman is dedicated to representing individuals and families in lawsuits who have suffered the tragic results of serious personal injuries or death caused by negligence of an elderly care facility. Attorney Dughman offers free consultations and serves injured parties throughout Middle Tennessee. If you, or someone you care about have been the unfortunate victim of abuse, neglect or injury in a nursing home, please contact our law firm for a free consultation by calling 615-244-3331.


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