OpenJurist

Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In Burnside Kentucky

Burnside is a city in Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 637 at the 2000 census. In 2005, Burnside became the only town in Pulaski County to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink in qualified establishments. Since then, Burnside annexed several miles of shoreline along Lake Cumberland in order to include Lee's Ford Marina, allowing it to sell alcohol. On August 28, 2007 Burnside voters once again passed the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink in restaurants. The final tally was 227-104 in favor of the sale of alcohol in restaurants that seat at least 100 people and derive at least 70% of the total gross receipts from the sale of food. This vote was started by two Pulaski County clergymen in an attempt to reverse Burnside's "moist" status.

What is nursing home abuse litigation?

Nursing Home Abuse is defined as repeated actions or the lack of appropriate action that causes harm or distress to an older person when in an institution or health care facility. It can take the form of physical, sexual, emotional and financial abuse, among others. Cases may involve residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities who have suffered physical and/or psychological harm due to negligent or intentional acts of their caregivers. A nursing home abuse attorney may seek to hold a care facility liable based on legal theories like negligent screening and supervision of employees, or improper facility maintenance.

Answers to nursing home abuse litigation issues in Kentucky

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Catastrophic injuries are those that require significant medical treatment, and which usually have a long-term or...

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. The impact on a...

There are many different kinds of actions that would be called 'elder abuse' in a court of law. It may be difficult...