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Falls and Unexplained Injuries Lawyer

One of the biggest risks for injuries for the elderly and disabled is falling. When someone is a resident or patient at a nursing home, it is expected that they will be protected from preventable falls and other injuries. If you have a loved one that has been injured from a fall or has unexplained injuries while residing at a nursing home, this may be a sign of neglect or abuse. The team at Ligori & Sanders Attorneys at Law handles nursing home negligence injury claims, seeking justice and restitution for victims of nursing home abuse.

According to the CDC, falls are the most common cause of injuries among the elderly. The CDC estimates that nearly 30 million falls occur each year, with 800,000 admittances to the hospital for care and 28,000 deaths. Nursing home staff are well aware of the risk of falls for the elderly and disabled, yet there are still many residents that are injured due to poor safety and prevention measures in these facilities. Falls and unexplained injuries to patients in nursing homes can be a sign of neglect or abuse. Family members or residents should report any suspected neglect to authorities, and contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss their legal options.

Nursing Home Injuries from Falls

There are set standards in medical facilities and nursing homes that should be used to prevent falls. Elderly, disabled or medicated patients in nursing homes are highly susceptible to falls and need supervision. Falls in nursing homes can cause bone fractures, head trauma, brain injuries and other serious injuries. Common causes of nursing home fall accidents include:

  • Lack of restraints used when transferring patients
  • Environmental factors (slippery floors, poor lighting, floor obstacles)
  • Dizziness or weakness caused by medications
  • Inadequate walking aids
  • Lack of staff to assist mobility-challenged patients

If you have a loved one in a nursing home that has suffered from a fall injury, contact our team at Ligori & Sanders Attorneys at Law to discuss your case. You may be able to seek compensation from the nursing home for neglect. Our experienced legal team will evaluate your claim during a free consultation. Contact our office in Tampa to schedule an appointment.

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