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Savannah Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

There are more than 15 nursing homes in the Savannah, Georgia area that provide care to seniors who are no longer able to live on their own. Every nursing home that opens its doors to seniors has an obligation to provide residents with reasonable, professional care to ensure that the senior’s needs are met.  Many nursing homes, however, fail to live up to this obligation and cause serious injuries or even fatalities as a result of providing subpar care.
Savannah Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys
When a nursing home doesn’t live up to its duties to residents, injured seniors or their family members can pursue a claim for compensation under Georgia law.  It is up to victims to take action, stand up for their rights and prove they are entitled to compensation.  A Savannah, GA nursing home abuse lawyer at Sammons & Carpenter, P.C. can provide you with the assistance you need to have the best chance of recovering the maximum in monetary damages.

Our attorneys offer free consultations to seniors and their families in cases of suspected abuse, and we do not charge clients legal fees unless we recover compensation.  Call us today at (855) 814-8949 to schedule a free consultation for an evaluation of your case and to get answers to questions including:
  • What happens if I am the victim of nursing home abuse in Savannah?
  • Can I take legal action against a Savannah, GA nursing home?
  • How can a Savannah nursing home abuse lawyer help me get compensation for nursing home abuse?

WHAT HAPPENS IF I AM THE VICTIM OF NURSING HOME ABUSE IN SAVANNAH?
The victims of nursing home abuse can suffer serious injuries including:
Whenever you or a loved one suffers any type of injury as a direct result of nursing home abuse or neglect, you can file a personal injury or a wrongful death claim.  To prevail in your case and recover compensation, you will need to prove that the care provided by the facility fell short of what is reasonable. You will also need to demonstrate that the substandard care was the direct cause of injury or death.

CAN I TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST A SAVANNAH, GA NURSING HOME?
Many different types of staff behavior at nursing homes can result in a resident having a claim for personal injury or wrongful death.  Some of the common examples of staff behaviors that lead to nursing home abuse cases include:
These wrongful acts are committed by individual staff members, but most personal injury or wrongful death claims are brought against nursing home facilities rather than care providers.  Nursing home facilities are vicariously liable for staff negligence, when means if a worker on staff is careless on duty, the nursing home itself can be held accountable.  It is also possible for victims to sue nursing homes based on the facility’s negligence, such as negligent hiring or negligent supervision.

HOW CAN A SAVANNAH, GA NURSING HOME ABUSE LAWYER HELP ME GET COMPENSATION?
When you make a personal injury or wrongful death claim based on nursing home abuse, you are required to prove to a jury that the abuse occurred and caused harm. An experienced attorney can help you to gather the evidence necessary to prove your case.

Many claims are resolved not in front of a jury, but by negotiating a settlement with the nursing home or its insurer.  Our attorneys can also represent you during these negotiations with the insurance company to ensure you get the largest possible settlement for your or your loved one’s injuries.

To learn more about how Sammons & Carpenter, P.C. can help with your nursing home abuse case, call us today at (855) 814-8949 to speak with our experienced Savannah, GA nursing home abuse lawyers.  


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