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Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Lawyers In Whites Creek Tennessee

Whites Creek' is a community located in the northern part of Davidson County, Tennessee. The area has its own US Post Office. The ZIP Code for Whites Creek, Tennessee is 37189. Whites Creek Comprehensive High School is the community's only high school. The school is apart of MNPS. The community is named for Whites Creek that runs north-south along U.S. Route 431. The former residence of Barbara Mandrell, and currently of country music star John Rich (known as the "Plowboy Mansion"), is located in Whites Creek. Pioneer Christian Academy is located in Whites Creek.

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