When a family places a loved one in a New Jersey nursing home, they depend on the facility to provide the care that their loved one needs with dignity and respect. If the resident does not receive that care, there can be tragic results, causing serious injury or death. Depending on the circumstances of the incidents, the facility itself can be held legally liable for any losses the resident and their family have suffered.
Families who suspect their loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect should contact Davis & Brusca to speak with a New Jersey nursing home negligence lawyer to find out what legal options they may have.
What Liability Does a Nursing Home Facility Have?
Under the law, nursing homes are required to provide all residents with competent and sufficient medical care, hygienic assistance, nourishing food, water, and housing. If there is any kind of failure to provide any of these items to residents, the residents can suffer injury or illness. If this happens, the nursing home could be held legally liable if the illness or injury was the result of one of the following factors:
There are other issues that can prove legal liability on the part of the facility. A nursing home neglect lawyer NJ trusts can evaluate your case and determine liability.
How to Prove Negligence
In order to prove that a nursing home was negligent and that negligent resulted in the injury or death of a nursing home resident, a New Jersey nursing home negligence lawyer will need to prove four elements:
Call a New Jersey Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer Immediately
If your loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, contact Davis & Brusca to meet with a compassionate New Jersey nursing home negligence lawyer to find out how we can get financial justice for your loved one.