Minnesota Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers
Unfortunately the existence of nursing home abuse is a sad and tragic reality in the world we live in. Despite this reality, there are ways to fight back. The personal injury attorneys at Hall Law are knowledgeable in the area of care facility abuse and the laws designed to protect the victims of such abuse.
Over 1.5 million Americans are admitted to nursing homes each year. The United States has nearly 17,000 nursing homes with nearly 1.8 million beds. Minnesota currently has 393 licensed nursing homes with 34,510 beds. By the year 2030, it is estimated that the population of persons over 60 will more than double to 85 million creating a need for even more nursing home beds.
Nursing home patients are some of the most vulnerable people in our country. Our governmental and administrative agencies have enacted protective laws which unfortunately are often disregarded by those facilities who are entrusted with our loved one’s care. Common injuries resulting from nursing home abuse include falls, pressure sores, malnutrition and dehydration, physical or sexual abuse, restraint injuries, and medication errors. If you or a loved has suffered from nursing home abuse you need aggressive, experienced trial attorneys who can use the civil justice system to protect your rights.
Preserve Your Rights
Where you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, it is important to act swiftly in order to preserve evidence and to ensure other key aspects of your case are not neglected. If you or one of your loved ones has a potential claim, please call us today for a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.