When can I hold a third party responsible for nursing home injury or abuse?

When can I hold a third party responsible for nursing home injury or abuse?

Instances under which third parties may be held legally responsible:

  • If a third-party contractor was given the task of maintaining or providing security on the premises but their negligence resulted in injury to a resident, the third party contractor may be held responsible.
  • If a supplier or manufacturer provided the nursing home facility with faulty equipment which led to an injury, the supplier or manufacturer may be responsible.
  • If a medical provider who treated the resident at a hospital or any other outside facility abused or neglected a resident, the medical provider may be held responsible.

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