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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in Delaware

Nursing Home Neglect | Elder Abuse | Failure to Monitor | Physical and Mental Abuse | Bedsores | Dehydration and Malnutrition | Failure to Restrain | Medication Errors

When your loved one goes into assisted living or nursing home care, you want them to get the best care possible. You want their golden years to be as comfortable and pain free as they can be. Unfortunately, with the continuing increased demands for nursing home care and the increased emphasis on profitability, many facilities are understaffed and employ people without appropriate experience or training. If your loved one has suffered needless injury in a nursing home, you want an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer to protect your rights. We can help.

At the office of Michael J. Hood, LLC, we have more than three decades of experience fighting for the rights of injured people in Delaware, including the victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. We look at every case as unique and take the time to learn the specific facts and circumstances that caused your injury or loss. We know that your needs may be different, so we’ll listen carefully to identify your goals and tailor our representation to get the outcome you want. We will work closely with you throughout the process and will keep you fully informed of all developments so you can make the right decisions for you and your loved one.

To set up an appointment, contact our office online or call us at (302) 777-1000. There is no charge for your first consultation.

Our Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Practice

We aggressively protect the rights of senior citizens who have been victims of carelessness or negligence in a long-term care facility. We will carefully gather, review and preserve all evidence, and will prepare and file all documents necessary to pursue legal action to recover damages. We will also be your voice in all hearings or proceedings.

We take claims involving all types of nursing home abuse and neglect, including:

  • Failure to properly attend to and monitor residents, leading to falls or other types of injury
  • Medication errors — wrong dosage, wrong prescription, over- or under-medication
  • Bedsores (also known as decubitis ulcers) — failure to turn a bedridden patient or take reasonable steps to avoid bedsores
  • Malnutrition or dehydration — failure to ensure that residents get proper nutrition or liquids
  • Failure to restrain residents who are at risk of falling from a bed or wheelchair

Contact the Office of Michael J. Hood, LLC

For a free initial consultation, contact us online or call us at (302) 777-1000. Our office is open Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., but we will meet with you evenings or weekends upon request. We will travel to your home or the hospital if necessary.

Michael J. Hood represents injury victims across Delaware including Wilmington, Newark, Middleton, Seaford, Laurel, Milford, Brookside, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, Elsmere, Edgemoor, New Castle, Chester, Springfield, West Chester and Broomall. Also serving New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County in Delaware.