We understand what it must feel like to find out that a loved one was injured while in the care of a nursing home or assisted living facility. Fortunately, you do not have to navigate this difficult time on your own. The Ruth Law Team has more than 40 years of experience as a nursing home injury lawyer and is ready to fight on your behalf. 

Whether it was the result of a fall, a physical altercation with another patient, an abusive caregiver, or a neglectful staff, it can be a traumatic experience. From the physical pain of your loved one to the emotional trauma of the family and the financial troubles due to exorbitant medical bills, it can leave you overwhelmed.

At The Ruth Law Team, we have taken hundreds of cases to trial to obtain fair compensation for our clients, and we are ready to do the same for you. To discuss the details of your case with a nursing home injury lawyer, please call (888) 783-8378 today or schedule a free case evaluation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Home Injuries

What are some signs of nursing home abuse?

The following information includes actions you can take to help prevent and combat elder abuse in your own community: 1. Look for unusual behavior from caregivers Dominating behavior, refusal to let others into the room or home, or lack of attention toward the person requiring care are signs something could be wrong. Be weary when the patient is reluctant to answer questions about his or... read more?

Can I sue the nursing home for my fall?

Yes, you can sue a nursing home for negligence in the case of a fall if proper precautions were not taken. Not all falls that occur in a nursing home are a result of neglect. An experienced nursing home negligence attorney needs to carefully review the medical records for documentation of known stability concerns and conditions. ... read more?

What Should I Look For When Selecting A Nursing Home?

Prepare a list of facilities and investigate.The resources available on the internet have made this processes a lot easier than in the past. Medicare provides many resources a nursing home comparison tool, http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/a guide to choosing a nursing home, http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteriaNEW.aspA nursing home checklist, ... read more?

Our Nursing Home Injury Case Results

$1,200,000

Nursing Home Resident Attacked by Ants

Verdict for a nursing home resident attacked by fire ants in bed. Our client was covered in blisters on arm, neck, back & upper torso and was unable to get out of bed. No one… read more?
$250,000

Nursing Home Resident Abused & Neglected

Recovered for victim of sustained multiple falls, fractured arm, infections, bedsores on back and heels, and became malnourished and dehydrated.
$350,000

Verdict for Improper Catheter Inserted at Nursing Home

Settlement for a victim admitted to nursing home for rehab following surgery, with expectation to return home to her husband. A catheter was inserted improperly which perforated her bladder. This… read more?
$250,000

Resident at Nursing Home Becomes Malnourished & Dehydrated

Settlement recovered for a nursing home resident who sustained multiple falls, fractured arm, developed infections, bedsores on back and heels, and became malnourished and dehydrated.
$250,000

Resident Neglected & Develops Bedsores

Recovery for nursing home resident. The nursing home’s negligence caused bedsores on back and heels which became infected.
$375,000

Victim Suffers Fractured Hip

Settlement recovery for victim that suffered multiple falls and a fractured hip while at an assisted living facility.

NOTE: Client may not obtain the same or similar results.

What Happens Next?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand that this may be your first time seeking legal counsel and how intimidating that decision might be. This is why we have simplified the process to help you make the right decision for your circumstances. This 3-step process includes:

Complete Our Case Evaluation Form

This quick survey will help us better understand what happened and which attorney is the best fit for your situation.

Speak with One of Our Attorneys

The best way for you to have a clear idea your options is to speak with an attorney who specializes in your area of need.

Submit Your
Claim

Once you decide that The Ruth Law Team is the right option to represent you, we will begin the process of submitting your claim.

Common Causes of Nursing Home Injuries

Unfortunately, family members may be unable to explain what has happened to them when they suffer an injury. That is why it is so important to keep an eye on your loved ones. Ask questions, and check in frequently. Keep an eye out for the following types of injuries:

  • Broken bones
  • Concussions or other brain injuries
  • Bruising and contusions
  • Unexplained change in gait
  • Pulled muscles and muscle strains
  • Hospitalization
  • Sudden change in cognitive functioning
  • Hip or leg fractures
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Bedsores
  • Even death

Contact a Nursing Home Injury Lawyer

There’s no way to describe how it feels when an elderly loved one suffers from a nursing home injury. Fighting medical facilities, corporate conglomerates, and insurance providers can be incredibly intimidating, even when you know you’re in the right.

The knowledgeable and experienced nursing home injury attorneys at The Ruth Law Team are ready to fight for you. We know you have a lot on your plate. Trust us to do what we do best. We’ll build a strong case and utilize our considerable resources to try to get the settlement that you and your family deserve.

Lawyers You Can Trust

About The Ruth Law Team

For over 40 years, The Ruth Law Team has been helping those who were injured due to an accident, defective product, nursing home abuse, and more. If you or someone you love was wrongfully hurt, The Ruth Law Team will guide and support you through the legal process.

Our team of passionate and experienced personal injury attorneys will fight for what you deserve. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys and have your case evaluated, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (888) 783-8378. Our lines are open 24/7.

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