Michigan Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuits & Immediate Jeopardy Violations In Nursing Homes


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Michigan Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuits & Immediate Jeopardy Violations In Nursing Homes

  1. 1. Michigan Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuits & Immediate Jeopardy Violations in NursingHomesOur nursing home abuse lawyers in Michigan represent nursing home patients and their familiesin abuse and neglect cases. These lawsuits arise from a number of different types of neglect andabuse, including injuries that are due to “immediate jeopardy” violations.Immediate Jeopardy Violations in Michigan Nursing Homes“Immediate Jeopardy” violations, also known as IJ’s are the most serious violations a nursinghome can face. A nursing home is charged with IJ when inspectors find serious harm to aresident or the immediate threat of such harm. If IJ takes places, it usually means that injuries ordeath of a patient could have been avoidable.Detroit Nursing Home Charged With IJ’sOur Michigan nursing home neglect lawyers are reporting a recent story found in the DetroitFree Press regarding a Detroit nursing home, Omni Continuing Care, recently charged with eightIJ’s in a single report. The incidents, which were reported in 2009, involved a possibly avoidabledeath, a sleeping nurse, and a cover –up story.According to the state report, a diabetic man did not eat dinner or snack one night, nor giveninsulin or a supplement. The next morning when a lab technician went to draw his blood, theresident was “cold and stiff.” When staff went looking for the nurse in charge, they found her ather station sleeping. Omni was not only cited for failing to fire the nurse but also for not holdingher accountable; for staff’s failure to follow doctor’s orders, and for falsifying records.This was only one of the several incidents reported to have taken place at Omni Continuing Care.When Can You Sue A Nursing Home For Neglect?Nursing home neglect and abuse cases are considered medical malpractice cases. In order tohave a nursing home neglect case one must be able to prove a care provider or facility wasnegligent, and their negligence lead directly to your injury. The process is very complex andrequires an experienced nursing home neglect lawyer.Finding a Michigan Nursing Home Neglect LawyerPatients who suffer from nursing home abuse or neglect do have rights. All patients who evenquestioned abuse or neglect at Omni Continuing Care, for example, should have contacted aMichigan nursing home neglect lawyer immediately to discuss their case.Our nursing home neglect lawyers handle cases involving nursing home negligence for residentswho suffer injuries and residents family members who have lost a loved one in a Michiganhealth care facility such as a nursing home, hospital, adult foster care facilities, and assisted
  2. 2. living facilities. These lawsuits are filed against the health care facility and the nursing homedoctors whose negligence in their care of the resident caused injuries or death. 00002852FREE Michigan Nursing Home Abuse BookIf you would like more information about your legal rights after Michigan nursing home abuse orneglect, you can order our FREE book, "The Michigan Nursing Home Abuse & NeglectHandbook," by top-rated Michigan lawyer Lawrence J. Buckfire. The book is an insiders reporton nursing home abuse claims and includes why most nursing home injuries are never reportedor discovered.Contact a Michigan Nursing Home Neglect AttorneyIf you or a family member suffered from nursing home neglect and abuse, specifically at theBorgess Gardens Nursing Home in Kalamazoo, Michigan you should contact the Michigannursing home neglect firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately. Call us now at (800)606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan personal injury lawyers