Pursuing Nursing Home Fall Claims
Falling is a serious concern among the elderly population in Texas. Besides the more obvious physical consequences such as fractures and traumatic brain injuries, many seniors’ emotional well-being is compromised as well; family members might notice that after a fall their loved one has develop a fear of a second episode occurring, and therefore, becomes less social and mobile as a result. Additionally, falls are the leading cause of injury related deaths among individuals 65 and older.
Because falls can have such life changing consequences for this population, nursing home facilities must do everything they can to protect their residents. If you discovered that your loved one fell because of abuse, negligence, or oversight on the part of a nursing home facility or staff member, you should speak with one of the Texas nursing home abuse attorneys at Hotze Runkle to learn more about the legal recourse that may be available to you.
Nursing Home Fall Claims in Texas
Our attorneys understand just how preventable your loved one’s fall should have been; we may help you pursue the compensation you may deserve against the facility for allowing any of the following dangerous conditions to exist:
- Wet or obstructed floors
- Poorly graded sidewalks
- Defective or improperly maintained wheelchairs
- Inadequate staffing
Securing compensation from the party responsible can help you and your family pay for medical bills, physical rehabilitation, new care, and housing for you loved one, and more.
Consult with a Nursing Home Fall Attorney in Texas
At Hotze Runkle, our Texas nursing home abuse attorneys are committed to protecting the rights of people living nursing homes around the state of Texas. We may help you recover compensation from the party responsible for the incident. To discuss the particulars of your claim with one of our Texas personal injury attorneys, please call our offices at (877) 919-0830 today.