Q: My grandma lives in an elderly care facility and she falls at least twice a year. Can we sue for negligence?
Her most recent fall was yesterday. She's had other falls that she's need stitches for as well.
A: You would have to provide a lot more information for a personal injury lawyer to be able to make even a preliminary determination. The hard truth is that elderly people fall frequently, without anyone being negligent. There are lawyers who handle a lot of nursing home negligence cases (I'm not one of them). You should call one of these attorneys to discuss whether your grandma may have a claim.
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