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Legal Help After Coronavirus Contraction in a Texas Nursing Home

Nursing homes have quickly become hotspots for coronavirus infections in Texas due to their high-risk residents and poor protocols, and this has had devastating consequences for the elderly and their families. In the midst of a pandemic, seeking out legal action for you or your loved one may seem overwhelming, but our team of lawyers are dedicated to helping you with your coronavirus claim in Texas. If you need legal help after coronavirus contraction in a Texas nursing home, look no further than Carabin Shaw.

Should I Seek Legal Action against a Nursing Home?

Seeking legal action can help to hold negligent parties responsible and you may receive damages for the harm these parties have caused you and your loved ones. You could be entitled to:

  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost income
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Mental trauma

Although compensation may not be the greatest concern in the middle of a pandemic, seeking damages can greatly relieve your financial stress. Talk to one of our Texas personal injury lawyers about the details of your case so we can get started and figure out what damages you may be able to claim.

How Can I Prove Negligence in a Case Against a Nursing Home?

Many nursing homes have unfortunately neglected their residents, even before the coronavirus pandemic. Although there are laws that have been put into place to protect the rights of the elderly against abuse, it still happens across Texas. Neglect can include failure to provide adequate medical attention, medication, or failure to respond to a medical emergency in a timely manner, if at all.

Care facilities know that they are responsible for many high-risk individuals, but were severely underprepared in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Nursing home administrators should have had crisis plans in the event of widespread illness, but unfortunately many of them did not implement or adhere to their plan. If you have lost a loved one due to negligent nursing home coronavirus practices, we can help you find closure and justice for your family.

Here are steps that can help you figure out if negligence played a role in you or your loved one’s contraction of coronavirus:

  • First, contact our attorneys so we can go over your legal options and answer any questions you have.
  • We will then conduct an investigation of the nursing home in question. We will ask questions about how you or your loved one contracted the virus, what safety measures did the care facility put into place, and who in particular can be held responsible for negligence?
  • Once we have determined who is negligent, we will look into all of the various factors that will go into the damages you may be able to claim. We will be sure to prevent any future harm by holding the guilty parties accountable.

Are you looking for legal help after coronavirus contraction in a Texas nursing home? Reach out to us at your earliest convenience. We will figure out if negligence was involved and who needs to be held responsible.

We Want to Help With Your Coronavirus Claim in Texas.

Have you or a loved one suffered due to a negligent nursing home? Our Texas personal injury lawyers will help you seek justice and hold the negligent parties responsible. Carabin Shaw’s team of dedicated and compassionate lawyers understand how difficult these times are, and want you to prioritize your recovery while we handle the legal matters. Call us toll free at 1-800-862-1260 to talk about the details of your case. We have offices across Texas with attorneys ready to fight for you and your loved ones.

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