Bed rails are intended to help prevent elderly nursing home patients from accidentally falling out of bed, and they also provide support for patients who have a hard time getting up on their own; however, patients have also been endangered by bed rails. In fact, there have been hundreds of reports nationwide that have caused patients to suffer injuries and deaths due to bed rails.
Have a Bed Rail Injury Lawsuit in Florida?
Injuries and deaths caused from bed rails are preventable, which means that you may have a bed rail lawsuit if your elderly loved one was injured or died as a result of a defective bed rail, improperly fitting bed rail, or lack of nursing home care.
How a Bed Rail Lawsuit Can Help Your Family
If your loved one died unexpectedly and needlessly because a negligent nursing home failed to use the right mattress and bed rail combination, failed to install the bed rails properly, and failed to check on your loved one regularly, you may have a lawsuit on your hands. While it may be hard to think of money at a time like this when you are grieving, it is important to hold a negligent party responsible. By doing so, you and your family will be able to seek justice and start healing and moving forward, knowing you are holding the wrongdoers accountable.
Nursing Home Lawsuit Experience
If you believe you have a bed rail injury lawsuit on behalf of your elderly loved one, you need to seek the legal advice of a skilled nursing home abuse attorney. Lawyers with experience in nursing home abuse cases will know what to look for, will be able to walk you through the process, and will be able to hold the parties accountable for the loss you suffered. A lawyer will be able to tell you if you have a claim against the nursing home for negligence or against the supplier of the bed and rails.
To learn about your rights and how to hold the responsibly party liable for your loved one’s injuries or death, contact the Law Office of David Benenfeld today for a free consultation with a skilled Florida nursing home negligence lawyer today at [number type=”2″] or [number type=”1″].