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1 Answer | Asked in Nursing Home Abuse and Wrongful Death for North Carolina on
Q: Who handles Nursing Home Questionable Deaths and lawsuits in NC?

The doctor of the nursing home put down the incorrect cause of death even though the nursing home is where my mother had a massive bleed out which caused her death.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 21, 2016

You have to decide if you want an autopsy. Do understand that the fact she had a bleed out doesn't necessarily prove substandard care. However what you need is a member of the NC Trial Lawyers Assn /Assn for Justice who handles medical & nursing home cases. They give free consultations.

1 Answer | Asked in Nursing Home Abuse for North Carolina on
Q: I want to sue a Nursing Home My mother was in but my aunt (administrator of estate) does not want to bring a suit

My mother was a resident of North Carolina. I raised a complaint with the North Carolina Department of Health and Social Services to charge that she was neglected in the nursing home she was in. The nursing home was investigated and the NC Department of Health and Social Services substantiated... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 18, 2015

I'm sorry to hear about this. I handle nursing home abuse cases but not probate cases. Questions I would have are whether your aunt can delegate this task to someone, whether as administrator of the estate she has a duty under North Carolina law to pursue the claim and/or whether you could... Read more »

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