Lapeer, MI asked in Elder Law, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse for Michigan

Q: My mom is in a memory care unit at a nursing home. She fell out of bed on May 4 and I was informed by phone. On May 10

She was admitted to hospital and diagnosed with a separated shoulder 6 days after the fall. Do I have a case?

1 Lawyer Answer

Don L Rosenberg

Answered
  • Elder Law Lawyer
  • Troy, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Depends, was the memory care facility negligent. You clearly need to consult a lawyer to determine if you have a case. Clearly it was wrong not to inform you of the fall. The question is where they negligent which caused or contributed to the fall and/or was did the delay cause more damage to your mother.

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