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Tershel & Associates are experienced Unexplained Nursing Home Death attorneys serving Washington, Pa., Pittsburgh and other southwestern Pennsylvania communities.
With more than 30 years of experience, our dedicated attorneys are prepared to handle wrongful death lawsuits and obtain compensation for clients throughout Washington County and across Pennsylvania.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 724-228-4700. Our Washington County, PA, unexplained nursing home death attorneys are here to help.
Wrongful Death in Nursing Homes
No legal action can make up for the loss of a loved one, but pursuing a wrongful death claim can help in a number of ways. It can compensate family members for medical expenses, funeral costs and other monetary losses, as well as for emotional pain and suffering.
A wrongful death claim also holds the responsible party accountable and makes that person pay for his or her negligence. This deters others from making the same harmful mistakes in the future and protects other nursing home residents from enduring the same abuse and neglect.
Common causes of wrongful death in nursing homes include:
Nursing homes aggressively defend against accusations of wrongful death. They may claim the resident was old and in poor health and that negligence did not play a part in the death. They may, for instance, report heart failure on the death certificate to cover up a medication error or other form of negligence.
Our attorneys are experienced advocates for nursing home residents who know how to find the facts in these cases. We will conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of your loved one's death to determine if negligence played a role.
Contact Us · Canonsburg Wrongful Death Attorneys
Have you lost a loved one in a nursing home due to abuse or neglect? Contact us today online or by telephone at 724-228-4700. Our Washington County unexplained nursing home death 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.