Nursing Home Slip and Fall Claims
Nursing homes should be a safe place for our elderly loved ones to spend their time and receive the best care possible. Unfortunately, this is not always the case; careless nursing home staff members and employees can commit negligent and careless acts that often cause great harm to our loved ones.
Whether the cause of your elderly loved one’s slip and fall accident was a wet floor or a lack of proper supervision, the injuries he or she sustained can be catastrophic. In addition, those in nursing homes are often already suffering from various physical conditions that can be made even more severe by slip and fall accidents.
Common Injuries Resulting from a Slip and Fall Accident
When elderly individuals suffer from slip and fall accidents, they may be the innocent victims of nursing home staff negligence. After an accident, an individual and their loved ones may have to deal with emotional turmoil and extensive hospital bills. Some of the injuries that are commonly caused by these types of accidents in nursing homes are:
- Broken/Dislocated Bones
- Internal Bleeding
- Organ Damage
- Neck/Back Injuries
- Brain/Head Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
If your loved one was involved in a slip and fall accident, it may be the responsibility of the nursing home to provide you with compensation. An experienced nursing home abuse attorney will be essential in ensuring that you and your family are protected.
Contact a Texas Nursing Home Slip and Fall Attorney
If your loved one suffered from a slip and fall accident as a result of nursing home staff negligence, the Texas legal team at Hotze Runkle can offer the legal expertise you need to build a strong case. Call us at (877) 919-0830 today to learn more.