Nursing Home Infections May Be A Sign Of Neglect

If your loved one in a nursing home has contracted a serious nursing home infection such as C-Diff, Staph or MRSA while in a hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility, or has contracted an infection elsewhere but is not being treated properly, it is important to seek the assistance of a dedicated, experienced and compassionate personal injury attorney.

At the Cleveland law firm of Klein & Carney Co., L.P.A., we are able to prepare and develop nursing home infection cases. Our firm has handled many nursing home neglect cases, and appreciate how important the health and safety of your loved ones are to you.

We Investigate More Closely When Infections Occur

When a nursing home or assisted care facility fails to provide the basic standard of care, infections can spread rapidly through a patient's body and among other residents and visitors as well. Given the fragile state of many of these residents, the results of a serious infection can be devastating and potentially fatal. However, with proper care and well-trained nursing home personnel, this situation is often entirely preventable.

Many times, people are sent to nursing homes or assisted living facilities for recovery following a heart attack, stroke or hip or knee replacement, with the goal being to reside at the nursing home until they are able to get back on their feet. Unfortunately, patients who go to nursing homes for rehab sometimes regress and develop post-surgical infections. Often this is caused by a failure of the doctor, nurse or nursing home staff to properly monitor the condition of the resident.

Act Promptly If You Fear Your Loved One Has Been Neglected

Please contact Klein & Carney now if a loved one has been victimized by an otherwise preventable nursing home infection. Call 216-861-0111 or use our online contact form. Our attorneys are available for a free telephone consultation 24 hours a day, seven days a week.