Little Rock, AR asked in Nursing Home Abuse for Arkansas

Q: Is it possible to investigate the cause of a fall at a nursing home to determine whether the staff was negligent?

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Richard Lane Hughes
Richard Lane Hughes
  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: Yes, that is certainly possible. I would need more information before I suggest what lengths to go to for an investigation. I will assume that you have some reason to believe that there are circumstances that may amount to either abuse or failure to take proper care. If you are the guardian of the individual, you should first ask the nursing home administration for their version of the facts regarding the fall. If you have a good relationship with an individual on staff there, I would first ask for their information of the event.

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Thank you, RIchard Hughes

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