Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In Evarts Kentucky
Evarts is a city in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. The post office was opened on February 9, 1855 and named for one of the area's pioneer families. The population was 1,101 at the 2000 census and was estimated at 1,042 in 2007.
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