Hamden, CT asked in Elder Law, Wrongful Death and Nursing Home Abuse for Connecticut

Q: I'm 14 and I want to sue my grandmother's nursing home for wrongful death. Would I be able to?

My parents dont want to because they think we will not win, but I think there is a chance. She was dehydrated since march and they didn't notice and thought it was something else and has had to ho to the hospital after a week she went back to the nursing home and a week later she died.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Connecticut

A: Tell your parents if they contact a good attorney like Michael Koskoff and tell them I said to call they will at least get a free consultation. If he takes the case it means he thinks he can win, as he takes cases on the basis that he only gets paid if he can get money for the estate. They won't have to pay anything. If they need the names of other attorneys let me know.

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