Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P.

Nursing Home Deaths

NY Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Can Help After a Wrongful Death

The vulnerable nature of the nursing home population means that even a relatively minor injury can lead to death. Too often, instances of nursing home abuse and neglect result in the wrongful death of a patient.

If you lost a loved one to wrongful death in a nursing home, contact Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P. Our lawyers have experience in nursing home abuse and neglect claims. We understand that there is often guilt and anger associated with these cases. You may feel the justifiable need to hold the negligent parties accountable for their actions. We can help.

Call Us to Learn How We Can Help

Our cases are taken on a contingency fee basis. If we accept your case, there is no fee unless we recover damages for you. For a free consultation with our New York personal injury attorneys, please call 212.406.1700 or contact us online.

We Will Find the Negligent Party and Seek Compensation

We can investigate and uncover the circumstances that led to your family member’s death. Whether the facility, a staff member or another resident was at fault, we will hold that party liable for your loss. You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses and the loss of a loved one.

Some Causes of Nursing Home Deaths

Whether the result of an act of negligence or a deliberate act of abuse, nursing home injuries can be very serious. Common reasons that nursing home patients suffer injury and wrongful death include:

  • Falls
  • Complications from broken hips
  • Medication errors
  • Bedsores
  • Infection
  • Dehydration
  • Malnutrition
  • Wandering off
  • Nursing negligence
  • Failure to follow a physician’s care orders

In many cases, inadequate staffing leads to dangerous conditions that foster neglect and abuse. Our lawyers have experience in this area of law. We know what questions to ask and what evidence to gather. Working with medical and economic experts, we will determine liability and calculate the cost of your loss.

Contact Our Manhattan Nursing Home Death Attorneys

Call Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P., at 212.406.1700 for a free consultation or contact us online to schedule your appointment.

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