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Bedsores and Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers Assisting Residents of Cleveland

Making sure that the elderly, people recovering from an accident or someone who is disabled get adequate care seems obvious. But, providing basic quality care is a standard that many nursing homes just do not meet.

When Your Loved One Has Been Harmed, We Can Help. Call (216) 696-4006 or (888) 488-8529 or complete the brief e-mail form for your free case evaluation with an experienced Cleveland nursing home neglect lawyer.

Representing Victims of Nursing Home Neglect Since 1977

Rubin Guttman & Associates, L.P.A., based in Cleveland, has represented clients whose parents, spouses or other loved ones have been seriously or even fatally harmed, due to nursing home abuse and neglect since 1977. We work to hold negligent nursing homes accountable, and are able to handle any and all types of cases involving nursing home abuse or neglect, including:

  • Lack of regular turning that is necessary to prevent painful bedsores
  • Failure to timely treat bed sores or infections
  • Failure to assist or supervise eating, leading to malnutrition
  • Inadequate monitoring of fluid intake leading to dehydration
  • Failure to timely identify, diagnose and treat infection, including C-difficile, which is a serious strain of bacteria that causes diarrhea and even death
  • Improper supervision leading to falls
  • Failure to prevent Alzheimer's patients form wandering and being injured
  • Failure to administer prescribed medications or monitor drug reactions leading to serious injury or death
  • Inadequate staffing

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Improperly Treated Bedsores and Decubitus Ulcers Can Lead to Infection and Death

Sometimes bed sores cannot be avoided. However, if bed sores are not properly treated, they can become infected and damage the underlying muscle and bone. This could lead to sepsis, and even death. In cases involving severe bed sores, nursing home neglect may have caused or exacerbated the injuries. Our Cleveland nursing home neglect attorneys will fully investigate the circumstances of your case and hold those responsible accountable for their actions.

Contact Us to Discuss Your Nursing Home Abuse Case

We will arrange a convenient time and place to meet with you to discuss your case and talk about your legal options. Our lawyers handle all personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you do not pay attorney's fees unless we are able to obtain financial damages for you. Call (216) 696-4006 or (888) 488-8529 today for an appointment with a nursing home neglect attorney in Cleveland. Russian, Hebrew and Spanish language services are available.

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Client Reviews
Without question, the attorneys at Rubin Guttman & Associates, L.P.A. did an exemplary job in settling my claim with the manufacturer of the prescription medication that led to my bladder cancer. It was clearly a long-shot that unexpectedly came through with a surprisingly large settlement. I would highly recommend this firm to anyone in need of legal services. William H.
I have had occasion to use Rubin Guttman and his firm numerous times over the last 25+ years. In every encounter I have been represented with outstanding professionalism, experience and quality. Rubin and his staff kept me informed of every step that was taken on my behalf. I always felt confident that my best interests were most important. It always helps to hire the best. Richard H. Devaney
I had occasion to use Rubin Guttman's services, in connection with obtaining coverage from a well-known life insurance company, that ended with a completely satisfactory outcome for me. I cannot rave enough about the professionalism and quality of the service which I received from Rubin. They were as good or better as any of the major law firms NITA whom I have had previous experience. Jerry Rothchild