Wrongful Death Claim Against Nursing Home
Wrongful death can take place either at nursing home, work place, residential premises, and car or truck accidents or due to consumption of certain products. However, nursing homes where patients are supposed to be treated can also leads to deaths is unbelievable. Let us examine how deaths can take place at nursing home due to negligence on the behalf of nursing staff.
There are many people in the US who tend to become victims of such issues and eventually die. Certain factors like constant neglect, rejection and abuse on the part of staff might lead to patients dying every year. Some of the deaths do take place because of excessive contact with chemical and physical restraints, malnutrition, bedsores, wandering, dehydration, elopement and mental abuse. In most cases it has been noticed that the staff at the hospital have been found rude and improperly trained.
They do not understand the difference between normal and life threatening syndromes and injections. The infections, injuries could certainly be avoided if proper care and sanitation is followed. You will not understand the problems until the investigating officials figure them out. The research has to be carried by experienced and powerful attorneys followed by medical geniuses. However, most of the times the hospital does manage to cover their fault by passing the buck onto the patient. They might give weird and false information regarding the patient just to avoid any kind of legal hassles.
Most of the cases have been researched where the death certificate showed false information about the cause of death. May be at such cases the main cause would have been malnutrition or overdose of medicines which they will hide. In short wrongful deaths at nursing homes or hospitals might occur due to unsanitary conditions, medication faults, serious infections, neglect of patient’s needs and requirements, physical or mental abuse, emotional abuse.
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