Nursing Homes and Premises Liability Cases
Our Decatur personal injury lawyers can stand up for your rights
Nursing homes have a responsibility to properly care for the residents who live there. Part of their responsibility involves making sure the nursing home property itself is safe and that there are no hazards. Unfortunately, some nursing homes don’t take this responsibility seriously. As a result, many injuries or illnesses occur at nursing homes due to hazardous or unsanitary conditions.
When this happens to a loved one, it’s important that you take strong legal action to hold the nursing home accountable for its action. That’s our job, and our Georgia nursing home premises liability attorneys would be honored to help you every step of the way – from filling out forms to helping you file a premises liability lawsuit, if necessary.
Our attorneys at Kurle Justus, LLC have extensive experience dealing with nursing home abuse and neglect cases in Georgia. We know how to identify neglect or abuse in nursing homes. We know what questions to ask. One of our lawyers even worked in the healthcare field for 10 years before becoming an attorney. Our law firm can be your family’s voice for justice.
What is premises liability law?
Premises liability is a legal term that refers to a property owner’s responsibility to properly maintain their property. When they fail to do so and someone sustains an injury on their property, the property owner can be held legally responsible for their injury or illness.
In terms of nursing homes, premises liability law means that the nursing home owner or manager must make sure there are no hazards that could result in an injury or illness. If there is a hazard, the nursing home should immediately address the issue for the health and safety of the nursing home residents.
As your attorney, we will ask three important questions when evaluating your case:
- Was there a hazardous or dangerous situation in the nursing home?
- Did the nursing home know about the hazard and not take steps to fix it?
- Should the nursing home have known about the hazard but did nothing to fix the problem?
If the answer is yes to any one of these questions, you have a strong nursing home premises liability case. As your attorney, we will work tirelessly to find the facts to build the strongest possible legal case.
What are examples of premises liability cases involving nursing homes?
Premises liability cases involving nursing homes can cover a wide range. Some of the most common nursing home premises liability cases we handle at our law firm involve:
- Unsanitary conditions due to poor maintenance
- Unmarked wet floors resulting in slip and fall accidents
- Defective stair railings resulting in trip and fall accidents
- Negligent security resulting in an assault of a nursing home resident
- Unhygienic nursing home resulting in infection
Is this what happened to you? Or is your family dealing with a different nursing home premises liability case in Georgia? Whatever the circumstances, our legal team is here to help you find the facts and hold the nursing home accountable for its actions.
Your family does not have to suffer in silence. We can be your voice for justice.
Premises liability cases often turn out to be complicated. That’s because nursing homes often deny doing anything wrong. They might insist they did everything they could to make the nursing home as clean and safe as possible. They might even try to claim your loved one somehow did something to cause their injury or illness.
You know the truth. You know that the nursing home did not take the necessary precautions. It is our job to help you hold the nursing home accountable. For us, it’s about more than just money. It’s about justice. As your premises liability attorney, you can count on our law firm to leave no stone unturned in pursuit of the truth.
Put your trust in a law firm that puts your family’s needs first. Contact us and schedule your free case evaluation with a Georgia nursing home premises liability lawyer you can trust. Schedule an appointment with Kurle Justus, LLC. We can meet with you in our Decatur office, in your home, online via video chat or wherever works best for you.