Elder Neglect in Michigan Nursing Home

The Michigan elder neglect attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire P.C handle cases involving nursing home negligence for elders who suffer injuries and resident’s family members who have lost a loved one in a Michigan health care facility such as a nursing home, hospital, adult foster care facilities, and assisted living facilities. These lawsuits are filed against the health care facility and the nursing home doctors whose negligence in their care of the elder caused injuries or death. Below is the material the Michigan Office of the Attorney General provides for families seeking more information about elder neglect in a nursing home.

Elder Neglect in Nursing Home

There are four general classifications of elder neglect in nursing home. Below they are listed in detail.

1.  Harmful Neglect:

If a resident in a health care facility experiences bed sores, suspicious or questionable injuries or death, unexplained substantial weight loss or severe dehydration they may be a victim of harmful neglect.

2. Assault and Battery:

If an employee of a nursing home or residential health care facility threatens or strikes a resident or uses unauthorized physical or chemical restraints assault and battery has been committed.

3. Criminal Sexual Conduct:

If an employee of a nursing home or residential care facility engages in unlawful sexual contact with a patient criminal sexual conduct has occurred.

4. Embezzlement and Theft

If an employee of a nursing home or residential care facility wrongfully removes funds from a resident’s account, improperly obtains a financial “loan” or “gift” from a resident, or an employee uses privileged/personal information illegally to obtain credit cards, etc., resulting in identity theft embezzlement has occurred.

Our No Fee Promise For Michigan Nursing Home Elder Neglect Cases

We will represent you in your Michigan nursing home abuse and neglect case under our No Fee Promise. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you.  You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case.  If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!

Contact a Michigan Nursing Home Neglect Attorney

If you or a family member suffered from nursing home neglect and abuse, you should contact the Michigan nursing home neglect firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan nursing home elder abuse and neglect lawyers about your case.


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