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Nursing home abuse or neglect can be a traumatic experience in an elder’s life. In more severe cases, such abuse or neglect may even result in the victim’s death. When a nursing home resident dies due to the facility’s negligence, abuse or neglect, the family members may be entitled to money damages by filing a wrongful death claim with the help of a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney.

Investigating a Nursing Home Wrongful Death Claim

Home Abuse Wrongful DeathIn order to determine whether the death of an elderly resident was caused as a result of the negligent or abusive actions of the nursing home requires investigation by an experienced wrongful death lawyer. In some cases, the lawyer may even have to hire a qualified expert in researching the facts.

There are some common nursing home abuse cases that may result in death, including:

  • Malnutrition or dehydration of the resident
  • Sexual abuse or assault
  • Severe bed or pressure sores, also known as decubitus ulcers
  • The resident’s unsupervised wandering of the facility
  • Unjust restraints and strangulation of the resident

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit on Behalf of A Nursing Home Resident

Surviving family members of a deceased nursing home resident may bring wrongful death lawsuits against the facility. However, every state has different laws regarding the eligibility of the claimant and the type of benefits and money damages they are entitled to.

To determine whether you are a qualified wrongful death claimant, you should consult with a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney.

Call a Los Angeles Nursing Home Attorney

If a loved one has died as a result of the negligent or abusive actions of a nursing home facility, it is imperative that you immediately consult with an experienced Los Angeles wrongful death attorney as you may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.

For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with an experienced attorney, call the Law Offices of Samer Habbas at 1-888-848-5084.

Samer Habbas is a California attorney with over 18 years of experience in personal injury law. Throughout his career, he has successfully recovered over $300 million for his clients, solidifying his reputation as a leading advocate in the field.

Samer swiftly gained recognition for his adept negotiation skills and unwavering dedication to his clients. His practice spans a wide range of personal injury cases, including car accidents, dog bites, funeral home abuse, premises liability, and wrongful death.

Samer is known for his compassionate approach and commitment to securing favorable outcomes for his clients. His expertise has earned him the trust and respect of both his clients and his peers within the legal community. He is also deeply invested in giving back to his community. He actively participates in pro bono work and volunteers his time to various charitable organizations. Samer is a champion for those who have been wronged, leveraging his extensive experience and expertise to make a meaningful difference in the lives of his clients and his community.