We Fight Nursing Home Wrongful Death in Alabama
Elderly people, especially if they are ill, are a vulnerable population, making them susceptible to nursing home neglect and abuse. Unfortunately, some of the injuries suffered by nursing home residents can result in wrongful death. If this has happened to your loved one, you can take action.
Burge & Burge, PC, has decades of experience representing personal injury victims and the families of wrongful death victims. We understand that your family is going through a difficult time. Our compassionate attorneys will work to hold the nursing home responsible for your family member's death. Nothing can bring them back, but we can make the nursing home acknowledge its error and compensate you for your loss. For a free consultation, please call or contact us online.
How Did the Incident Occur?
Residents of nursing homes are at risk for numerous types of injuries. Some of the most common injuries leading to wrongful death include:
- Falls causing brain injury
- Wandering away from the facility
- Medication errors
- Ulcers or bed sores that become infected
- Dehydration or malnutrition causing organ failure
Nursing home neglect and abuse is a type of medical malpractice. You can trust our attorneys' experience with malpractice cases. We consult with experts who provide testimony about the relationship between the nursing home's negligence and your loved one's death. Nursing homes and their employees can be held liable for negligence regarding:
- Resident supervision and care
- Negligent medical care
- Hiring qualified employees
- Choosing and maintaining proper equipment
- Maintaining the safety of the building and grounds
Please call our office at to schedule an appointment with our Birmingham wrongful death lawyers. Your consultation is free.