According to U.S. statistics, approximately 15,000 victims fall prey to nursing home abuse and negligence resulting in wrongful death every year.  

Common causes of wrongful death in a nursing home or other elderly facility include:

  • Dehydration;
  • Equipment Malfunction;
  • Falls and Fractures;
  • Infected Bedsores;
  • Infectious Diseases;
  • Malnutrition;
  • Medical Device Malfunction;
  • Medical Malpractice;
  • Murder;
  • Neglect and Abandonment;
  • Nursing Home Malpractice;
  • Physical Abuse;
  • Prescription Drug Error;
  • Repeated Abuse;
  • Standard of Care Violations;
  • Strangulation Due to Unnecessary Restraining;
  • Suicide Due to Repeated Abuse and Neglect;
  • Unsupervised Elopement and Wandering;
  • Violence.

The most common contributors to causes of nursing home negligence include:

  • Failure to hire sufficient staff to care for its resident patients;
  • Failure to train staff and employees in the proper care of its resident patients;
  • Failure to adequately provide resources in order to provide basic standard of care services for its resident patients;
  • Failure to properly monitor and supervise resident patients, staff and employees.

You can reach Personal Injury Lawyer J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo by dialing his direct number at (786) 272-5841, calling the main office at (305) 461-1095, or Toll Free at 1 (866) 71-CLAIM or email Attorney Gonzalez-Sirgo directly at [email protected].

J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo
J.P. Gonzalez-Sirgo, P.A.
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