As nursing homes take in an increasing number of mentally ill and younger patients, the instances of resident assaults has risen significantly. Who is at fault for these physical and sexual assaults?
While nursing home abuse and neglect cases are all different, nursing homes can sometimes be liable for one resident harming another resident. If the nursing home did not provide proper patient supervision, if a nursing home knew of a resident’s aggressive behavior, or if a nursing home did not make a responsible effort to keep their residents safe, they could be found negligent for a resident assault or injury.
The best and fastest way to ascertain whether or not your loved one was a victim of nursing home neglect is to speak with a Dallas nursing home abuse attorney today about the specifics of your claim.