Personal injury in a nursing home
The village of Muthill is in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It lies on the old railway line connecting Perth and Crieff.
Historically the village was an important religious centre. In 1715 the village was almost entirely destroyed by Jacobite troops. The oldest building in Muthill is the tower of the Old Church and dates back to 1170.
Residents of Muthill, like those of other villages in Scotland and England, face the same risks of accidents. Often these are through no fault of their own. If you have been injured in such circumstances then injury lawyers in Muthill can help you get justice and claim compensation for your injuries.
One of the types of personal injury cases we are seeing more and more is those suffered in a nursing home. With an increase in ageing population, this number is expected to significantly increase over the next decade.
When a loved one is placed in a nursing home, you expect them to receive the appropriate care and be treated with dignity.
Types of accidents and injuries suffered in nursing homes
- Pressure sores
- Physical or sexual abuse
- Medication errors
- Patient dropped by staff
- Repeated falls
- Lack of medical attention
If you believe you have been either physically or emotionally injured due to the care (or lack of) you have received whilst in a nursing home then you may be entitled to compensation. Injury lawyers in Muthill would be more then happy to look over your case for you.
Proving fault with injury lawyers Muthill
Whether the facility is privately run or by local government, injury lawyers in Muthill will look into building a case against the party at fault. It may be that an individual is responsible for the personal injury, however management at the facility is also responsible for ensuring all staff treat patients in an appropriate manner. Proving fault in such cases is complex and can be difficult. Rest assured that we will deal with you claim with sensitivity and care. We understand how traumatic and stressful such an experience can be. We want to help you put the incident behind and move on with your life.
Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm specialising in all types of personal injury claims. Together with injury lawyers in Muthill they will use their expertise and knowledge to help you win the compensation you deserve. All it takes to get the process started is a call to one of our friendly advisers. Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Date Published: 20th December 2013
Author: David Brown