Nursing home injuries happen more frequently than many of us prefer to imagine. Presently throughout the country, the number of nursing home residents exceeds one million. This amount is only expected to increase even more in the future. Nursing homes in the United States make billions of dollars each year for taking care of senior citizens in exchange for social security and other benefits. Sadly, however, not all nursing home facilities have a good track record when it comes to properly executing the amount of care that they are paid to administer.
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Examples of nursing home injury cases include but are not limited to:
In addition to unsuitable care, the physical abuse inflicted on the senior citizens in nursing homes is another unforgivable and somewhat common occurrence. Most of this physical abuse against residents leads to all levels of injury.
Did you know?
Several circumstances involving unprovoked and harsh beatings have been discovered involving nursing home staff members, some to the point of wrongful death or close to it.
In some situations, an elderly resident in a nursing home may suffer from abuse by another patient, and sometimes, the staff members that know about the situation may not do anything to stop it.