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Nursing Home Abuse And Personal InjuryThroughout New Mexico

February 2017 Archives

Family claims nursing home neglect re death of elderly man

When an elderly patient suffers a fall, response time for treatment may be crucial. In some cases involving nursing home residents, it may be difficult to determine the extent of an injury. Patients of facilities in New Mexico who suffer from an illness such as dementia may be unable to express any present discomfort, and often require thorough examination when injured. A facility in another state is accused of nursing home neglect, resulting in the death of an elderly man.

Woman alleges nursing home neglect in death of her grandmother

Many people experience a period in life where they are no longer capable of caring for themselves. There are various establishments that offer treatment for patients who are in a similar situation. Many patients in New Mexico reside in these facilities and count on receiving the level of care required. If certain standards are not met, the results can be catastrophic. Alleging nursing home neglect, a woman has recently filed a lawsuit against a facility after the death of her grandmother.

Traumatic brain injuries can cause permanent damages in children

People across the country suffer various degrees of injuries every day. Some of these require time to heal, but may not include any long-term damage. Others are more serious in nature, such as to the brain, which can lead to permanent damages. Those individuals in New Mexico who suffer any type of injury to the head or neck should be evaluated immediately, no matter how insignificant it may seem.

Death of an elderly woman possibly due to nursing home neglect

When being admitted to a nursing home, patients expect to receive a certain quality of care. Patients in New Mexico in this situation are often unable to take care of themselves and require constant monitoring. Failure to provide this type of care can result in serious injury to a patient and, in some cases, death. In a recent accident, an establishment is being accused of nursing home neglect resulting in the death of an elderly woman.

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