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Who to Hold Responsible for Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home neglect is a more widespread problem than many realize. One out of every three nursing homes in the country has been cited for elder abuse, and in Texas, the statistics are consistently much worse. If you have a loved one in a Pleasanton nursing home and they have been the victim of neglect, whom to hold responsible for nursing home neglect, and how do you set things right for your family?

Nursing home neglect can come in many forms. It can be the result of poor treatment on the part of nursing home staff, it can come in the form of abuse from another resident, or it can result from emotional or verbal abuse. However your loved one has been harmed, you need to know whom to hold responsible for nursing home neglect. An experienced Pleasanton nursing home negligence attorney can be of help in all aspects of filing a nursing home abuse claim, and the lawyers of Carabin Shaw are ready to stand with you.

Who to Hold Responsible for Nursing Home Neglect

There is an array of situations by which a Pleasanton nursing home is responsible for neglect. Regardless of the particular action, what must be established is that the staff acted in a legally negligent manner or treated the resident in an abusive way so as to cause harm to your family member.

Nursing home negligence is very legally similar medical malpractice. As such, state laws place a high expectation on legally proving negligence. Because this process can be long and drawn out, it’s always best to seek the assistance of an attorney who can devote their full attention and resources to protecting the rights of your loved one.

The hurdles to overcome in nursing home neglect claims are numerous, which can be a daunting endeavor for most people. Nursing homes are typically owned by large corporations that maintain teams of corporate lawyers with many resources at their disposal. They are committed to making sure the interests of the nursing home are their highest priority. You want to make sure you have an attorney on your own side looking out for your interests. When it becomes clear whom must be held responsible for nursing home neglect, the attorneys at Carabin Shaw believe you deserve every advantage the large companies running the nursing homes have.

Our team of lawyers is well-versed on the complex nature of proving nursing home neglect in Pleasanton and we have helped numerous victims of nursing home abuse receive compensation for their injuries.

The key in all of this is to establish that the care provided by the nursing home was not up to the accepted standard. After we’ve established the connection between the nursing home’s actions — be they from a caretaker, nurse, or other staff — and the abuse suffered by your loved one, we’ll review medical records, prescriptions, and interview other individuals when necessary so we can gather all the evidence we need to successfully hold the nursing home accountable.

If you have a loved one in a nursing home in Pleasanton and they have been the victim of nursing home neglect, call Carabin Shaw today and schedule an appointment with one of our attorneys. The first visit with us is free of charge, and we never charge any fees until we win your compensation.

No one should have to face the task of pursuing a Pleasanton nursing home negligence lawsuit on their own. Let us relieve you of that stress and work on your behalf.

Call the law offices of Carabin Shaw in Pleasanton today at 830.569.7050, or call our 24-hour toll-free line at 1.800.682.1260.

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