Q: If I have power of attorney over my mom can I sue the nursing home for medicine malpracice
In the state of North Carolina
A: This depends on the language in the power of attorney. However, most powers of attorney grant a broad array of powers, including the right of the attorney in fact to initiate litigation on behalf of the principal. Most of our nursing home abuse cases involving a still-living victim are brought by the victim's power of attorney. You should seek out a local nursing home negligence lawyer to assist you in filing suit against the at-fault facility.
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