The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home or other care facility is a difficult one. Usually, spouses or families arrive at this decision after a great deal of research, and the realization that they cannot provide adequate care for their loved one at home. They are, therefore, placing a great deal of trust in the administrators, nurses and other care providers at the nursing home or assisted living facility they've selected.
It's devastating to have this trust betrayed by negligence, especially when a helpless nursing home resident suffers serious injury. Nursing home or assisted living negligence may involve medication errors; allowing patients to develop bedsores or dehydration; inappropriate or excessive use of physical restraints; falls and broken bones due to insufficient monitoring or assistance; and failure to attend to a patient's hygiene needs.
Even worse than negligence is when a trusted care provider deliberately abuses an elderly or frail patient. Unfortunately, physical, emotional, financial and even sexual abuse of elders is not uncommon. Huegli Fraser PC is committed to helping families of patients who have been injured by nursing home negligence or deliberate abuse.
The attorneys of Huegli Fraser PC understand how difficult it is to place a loved one in a care facility, and the feelings of anger, shock, guilt and grief when they suffer harm there. Families in such circumstances typically want nothing more than to get justice for their loved ones and to protect them going forward. We are committed to helping achieve that goal
Nursing home negligence cases can be difficult to prove, requiring intensive preparation and serious commitment of resources. Many Oregon attorneys are simply unwilling to accept these challenging cases. Huegli Fraser PC is different. We have extensive experience with the intricacies of nursing home negligence and abuse cases. In over 45 years of combined experience, our attorneys have recovered over 100 million dollars for clients in Oregon personal injury, medical malpractice, and nursing home negligence cases.
Nursing home negligence cases are stressful for families, who often blame themselves for not knowing what was happening to the patient. We keep our clients informed and involved in their cases, and strive to help them regain a sense of control over their loved one's well-being and care.
If your family member or loved one has suffered injury due to negligence or deliberate abuse at a care facility, speak to the nursing home negligence attorneys at Huegli Fraser PC. We will offer you a thorough, candid evaluation of your case, and help you pursue recovery on behalf of your loved one.
Huegli Fraser serves Portland and the surrounding areas, working with clients throughout Oregon. Contact us at (971) 266-8877. We look forward to working with you.
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