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Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In Germantown Tennessee

Germantown is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 37,348 at the 2000 census. Germantown is a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. Bordering Memphis to the east, Germantown's economy is dominated by the retail and commercial service sectors. There is no heavy industry in Germantown. In the city center is the "Old Germantown" neighborhood, anchored by a railroad depot (a 1948 reproduction of the 1868 original) and railroad tracks that recall the community's earliest days of development as an outpost along the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. Germantown, and areas around it, are dotted with larger horse farms, and smaller barns housing just a few horses. The City hosts many horse shows and competitions annually, most notably the Germantown Charity Horse Show in June. Other major annual events include the Germantown Festival, an arts and crafts fair, in early September. Germantown is known for having some of the most restrictive sign ordinances in the country as well as excellent police and fire services. On November 27, 1994 a strong F3 tornado tore through eastern portions of Germantown resulting in three fatalities in one home where several families had gathered for a reunion.

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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