Redlands Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawyer
Receiving the news that your loved one has passed away after an injury or illness while in a nursing home is devastating. It can be even more difficult to reconcile the death of a family member, however, when you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect caused the fatality. It is important to seek professional assistance for a potential wrongful death case in the City of Redlands, California. Attorney Joel Bryant helps surviving family members fight for justice in the face of elder abuse and neglect. Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation about a potential wrongful death claim.
Why Choose Us?
- We have successfully handled nursing home abuse cases for more than 15 years.
- We focus our practice exclusively on nursing home abuse and elder financial abuse cases.
- We truly care about our clients, making every effort to get to know them before we begin.
- We are highly communicative, with multiple members returning phone calls from clients.
- We accept all Redlands nursing home wrongful death cases on a contingency fee basis.
How Can an Elder Abuse Lawyer Assist You?
An elder abuse attorney can investigate your loved one’s death for signs of neglect, abuse, or a dangerous premises. Then, the attorney can craft these signs and sources of evidence into a story that demonstrates the preventability of your loved one’s passing to a judge or jury. Your family’s lawyer can take care of all the legal tasks it will require to prove negligence or wrongdoing during a case. Finally, a lawyer will make sure your family does not settle your loved one’s claim for less than it is worth.
What Is Wrongful Death?
According to California law, wrongful death is when someone dies because of the negligence or wrongful act of another party. In a nursing home setting, wrongful death can refer to the passing of an elderly resident due to the facility’s (or a staff member’s) breach of a duty of care. If a nursing home employee negligently or intentionally gives a resident a fatal injury, the nursing home could be liable for a family’s related damages.
- Breach of residents’ rights
- Intentional elder abuse
- Lack of medical care
- Lack of proper security
- Malnutrition or dehydration
- Medication mix-up
- Nursing home elopement
- Resident neglect
- Slip and fall accident
- Untreated illnesses or infections
Many lapses of judgment or intentional torts could lead to the wrongful death of a nursing home resident. If you suspect wrongdoing in connection with your loved one’s death at a nursing home in Redlands, do not wait to contact Joel Bryant. As a surviving family member, you may have grounds to file a wrongful death claim against the nursing home in pursuit of financial compensation and legal justice. You have a maximum of two years to file a wrongful death claim in California.
Compensation Available for Nursing Home Wrongful Death
Attorney Joel Bryant realizes no amount of money will make up for the death of a loved one. However, he also understands how financially difficult it can be for a family to pay for a deceased person’s last medical expenses, nursing home fees, and funeral and burial costs. A successful wrongful death claim against a nursing home in California could repay a family for all of these expenses and more. A settlement or verdict could also include payments for intangible damages, including your loved one’s pain and suffering prior to death and the mental anguish of surviving family members. Discuss the full value of your family’s claim with our lawyers today.
Contact Us Today
Everyone deserves a peaceful, natural death. If a nursing home’s negligence or recklessness stole this from your elderly family member, seek justice with assistance from Joel Bryant. He and his associates can help you determine the cause of your relative’s death, collect any available evidence of wrongdoing and bring a claim against the correct defendant(s) on your behalf. Joel will fight for maximum financial compensation for your loss. Start your Redlands nursing home wrongful death case today. Call (619) 239-7900 or request a free consultation through our website.