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Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In Dorton Kentucky

Dorton is an unincorporated community in southern Pike County, Kentucky, United States. Located along U.S. Route 23, also known as Country Music Highway, it lies at 37.27667°N, 82.57917°W at the altitude of 683 feet. The community was named for William P. Dorton. Dorton Elementary School is located in the community. Dorton High School closed its doors at the conclusion of the 1990 school year when it consolidated with a neighboring high school to become Shelby Valley High School. During each of the last 7 years of its existence, Dorton was home to the girls 59th district basketball champions. The Dorton community has a community park with a walking track and baseball field. Dorton is the hometown of Shelby Valley's star basketball player and front-runner for Mr. Basketball 2010, Elisha Justice.

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

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Federal court opinions concerning nursing home abuse litigation in Kentucky