When people get old, they sometimes need constant care to be able to lead their lives. This is when nursing homes come into play, but sometimes issues arise with the care provided by the nursing homes. Nursing home negligence is one of the issues handled by personal injury attorneys, so here is an example of what a nursing home negligence case might involve. Setexasrecord.com reported a story on this particular case. A lawsuit was filed on behalf of Denzil Weaver after a nursing home allegedly forgot to administer medication to weaver twice, which lead to hospitalization on both occasions. Kandace Harris filed suit against the company running the Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Windsor N.H.R. Partnetrs of Beaumont. Weaver was admitted to Jefferson Nursing for rehabilitation after a total knee replacement, and her doctor had prescribed medication to prevent blood clots. The center failed to administer the drug, which led to Weaver’s hospitalization. When Weaver returned to Jefferson Nursing from her hospitalization, the same thing happened again, according to the suit. Jefferson Nursing is accused of negligence for falling below the standard of care and of the failure to correctly administer the medication. If you or a loved suffer a personal injury, and someone else is the reason for this injury, you might be eligible for compensation. Whether this injury occurs in a traffic accident or is a result of nursing home negligence or a defective product, you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney in your area. Contact our offices for a consultation with our New Braunfels, Texas personal injury attorneys.
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