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Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In La Follette Tennessee

La Follette is a city in Campbell County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 7,926 at the 2000 census. It is the principal city of the La Follette, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Campbell County, and is a component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area. The city is named after its founders. Located in eastern Tennessee, it is north of Knoxville, on edge of the Cumberland Plateau west of Cumberland Gap, near Norris Lake (a part of the Norris Highlands region). La Follette is a former coal mining center. It is also the birth place of noted musician Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong. The Isaacs, a southern gospel/bluegrass family singing group are from La Follette.

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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Federal court opinions concerning nursing home abuse litigation in Tennessee