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Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In Elizabethton Tennessee

Elizabethton is the county seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States. Elizabethton is also the historical site both of the first independent American government settlement located west of both the Eastern Continental Divide and the original thirteen British colonies known as the Watauga Association, the historical site of the Transylvania Purchase, and a major historic muster site for the Battle of Kings Mountain. The population of Elizabethton was enumerated at 13,372 during the 2000 U.S. Decennial Census.

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 Tennessee

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Federal court opinions concerning nursing home abuse litigation in Tennessee