Scott County Elder Abuse and Neglect
Scott County Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore is experienced in handling complex medical malpractice cases including nursing home, assisted living, group homes, and other elder neglect and abuse cases. Mr. LaBore has held elder care facilities across the state accountable for their negligent acts. Mr. LaBore is familiar with the many state and federal regulations which pertained to quality-of-care standards in Minnesota nursing homes.
Nursing home abuse and neglect is preventable with properly trained staff working for organizations which place resident care and quality of life as priorities. When elder care facilities fail to protect the vulnerable adults placed in their charge, you need to contact a qualified lawyer to help protect the residents still in the facility and ensure your loved one’s injury does not go without notice and effect for the nursing home.
According to freedom from abuse, neglect and exploitation each resident must receive and the facility must provide the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment and plan of care. The Federal Regulations Quality of Care requires nursing homes also needs to employ sufficient numbers of qualified staff on a 24-hour basis to provide nursing care to all residents in accordance with resident care plans.
It is important to know the Minnesota Nursing Home Bills of Rights which pertain to care and services for residents in Minnesota nursing homes. Nursing Home Report Card from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS is a valuable tool for investigating the care provided in a nursing home and is updated regularly and rates facilities on a five star scale.
Elder abuse and neglect comes in a variety of forms some more subtle and Nursing Home Report Card such as ignoring the urgency of delay in answering call lights to more extreme forms where residents are allowed to sit in their urine and feces to predictably get urinary tract infections and nasty dangerous pressure sores as known as bedsores. Another common form of neglect includes falls from either a failure to respond to call lights for residents who need to be toileted often leading to falls with fractures, frequently causing death. Additional resources and information on the following areas of elder abuse and neglect:
- Medicare / Medicaid Billing Fraud
- Bed Sores / Pressure Ulcers
- Fall injury / Injuries
- Medication Errors
- Physical Abuse
- Infectious Disease
- Sexual Abuse
- Wandering & Elopement
- Infectious Diseases (MRSA, C-Diff)
- Elder Burn Injuries
- Choking & Asphyxiation
- Breathing Tube Care
- Urinary Infections & Sepsis
- Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
- Violation of Resident Rights
- Nursing Home Suspicions
- Mechanical Patient Lift
- Minnesota Nursing Home Wrongful Death Attorney
Scott County Elder Abuse Lawyer
If we commit to represent you or your family in your nursing home neglect case, we will set out to prove it by thorough investigation, use of well qualified and experienced experts and when necessary for litigation. Mr. LaBore handles all nursing home abuse and neglect cases on a contingency fee basis. You pay nothing for our legal services unless there is a recovery for you.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from neglect or abuse in a nursing home or other care facility that serves the elderly throughout the state of Minnesota please contact Kenneth LaBore for a free consultation and information regarding the obligations of the facility and your rights as a resident or concerned family member. To contact Attorney Kenneth L. LaBore, directly please send an email to: KLaBore@mnnursinghomeneglect.com, or call Ken at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589.