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Tershel & Associates are experienced Nursing Home Falls Claims attorneys serving Washington, Pa., Pittsburgh and other southwestern Pennsylvania communities.
When a nursing home resident falls down, the results can be tragic. Elderly frames cannot withstand the impact of a hard fall, and oftentimes the victims of these accidents suffer fractures, head and spinal cord injuries, and even wrongful death.
If your loved one has suffered a falling accident at a nursing home and you suspect negligence may have played a role, the attorneys at Tershel & Associates are here to help. We are experienced advocates for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect throughout Washington County and across Pennsylvania.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 724-228-4700 to speak with one of our Washington County, PA, attorneys for nursing home falls claims.
Nursing Home Falls
Nursing home residents often have limited mobility and require canes, walkers and other devices to help them get around. A resident who is prone to falls must be supervised by a qualified staff member. Nursing homes are often short-staffed, which all too often leads to falling accidents and serious injuries.
Common causes of falling accidents in nursing homes include:
- Slippery floors
- Objects present in walkways
- Uneven walkways
- Tears in carpets
- Getting out of bed
- Unsupervised trips to the bathroom
Improper use of restraints can also lead to falling accidents. Lap restraints, bed rails, electronic restraints and other devices are used to keep at-risk residents from putting themselves in danger. When these devices are not used properly, they can result in serious injury.
Our attorneys will carefully investigate the circumstances of your loved one's falling accident to determine who was at fault and to seek maximum compensation for the losses he or she has suffered.
Contact Us · Peters Township Nursing Home Injury Attorneys
Has your loved one suffered a falling accident in a nursing home? Contact us today online or by telephone at 724-228-4700. Our Washington County nursing home neglect lawyers are here to help. We offer free initial consultations and bill on a contingency fee basis — there is no fee unless we obtain results for you.