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Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In Lewisport Kentucky

Lewisport is a city in Hancock County, Kentucky, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 1,639 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Owensboro, Kentucky Metropolitan Statistical Area. Lewisport's mayor is currently Chad Gregory. Founded in 1839, Lewisport is named for an early settler, Dr. John Lewis. Lewisport's is where Abraham Lincoln won his first law case in the "Pate Home", which at the time was the site of the circuit court.

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.

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