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January 2016 Archives

Nursing home neglect suit filed after woman dies

When nursing home staff in New Mexico are negligent in their care, a person may lose his or her life as a result. This is what allegedly happened in a recent out-of-state case. The daughter of a woman who reportedly died after being in the care of a nursing home has decided to file a suit against the home, alleging nursing home neglect.

Nursing home neglect suit filed after death of injured woman

When residents of nursing homes in New Mexico are improperly cared for or neglected, the nursing homes may be held liable for any injuries or deaths that occur as a result. In one out-of-state case, a resident of a nursing home recently died due to the alleged negligence of the staff at the home. A nursing home neglect suit has thus been filed by the woman's estate administrator against the nursing home on her behalf.

Brain injury caused by serious accident has link to Alzheimer's

Brain injuries can cause people in New Mexico to experience a wide array of life-altering cognitive problems. These include difficulty thinking as well as memory problems; victims may also experience mood swings and attention deficits. Recent university research has provided additional information regarding the connection between traumatic brain injury, which can be caused by a serious accident, and Alzheimer's disease or other neurodegenerative disorders.

2 nursing home neglect suits filed against nursing facility

When families place their loved ones in nursing homes, they expect them to be properly cared for around the clock. Unfortunately, patient neglect is a real problem in nursing homes across the country, including in New Mexico. One nursing home in another state faces two lawsuits alleging nursing home neglect.

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