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Negligent Hiring in Nursing Homes

Negligent Hiring in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide an incredibly important service to thousands of American families. Enrolling your loved one in a nursing home should help them maintain a high quality of life. One critical part of a well-run nursing home is an experienced and savvy staff.

High-quality healthcare providers are the most important aspect of a nursing home. You want your loved one to be looked after by people who care about them and are passionate about the work they do. Most of all, you want the nursing home you choose to have a staff that knows how to do their job well.

Negligent hiring puts innocent patients at risk. You don’t want your loved one to get sick or injured because a staff member did their job improperly. Unfortunately, some nursing homes don’t adhere to the high standards that patients deserve, meaning that unqualified people are sometimes hired at these facilities.

Your loved one may have suffered at the hands of an unqualified staffer. The consequences of negligent hiring include patient injury, insufficient medical attention, insufficient social interaction, and other major problems. Negligent hiring may also occur if a facility does not hire enough staff to properly care for patients.

If you suspect that negligent hiring is a problem at your loved one’s nursing home, you should not suffer in silence. Speaking with an attorney can be an important step towards holding those facilities accountable. An attorney can help make sure that your loved one — and their fellow patients — receive care from the high-quality staff they deserve.

Contact O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble Today

Contact the attorneys of O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble today to discuss nursing home hiring issues and potential negotiations. It is important to contact an attorney early to ensure the best possible outcome. Contact us online or call at 1-908-282-3814 or 1-800-586-5817.