Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse

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Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Personal Injury Lawyers

Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Failure to Monitor | Medication Errors | Failure to Restrain | Bedsores and Ulcers | Dehydration and Malnutrition

When you place a loved one in assisted living or nursing home care, it’s with the expectation that they’ll be well-cared for, that their needs will be met, and that they won’t suffer because of the wrongful acts of others. Unfortunately, as assisted living and nursing home care becomes more and more a business, with an increasing emphasis on profit and the bottom line, many nursing home residents have become victims of neglect and abuse.

At Buchanan Law Firm, LLC we bring more than 20 years of experience to personal injury victims across New Mexico. Attorney Deena Buchanan suffered a personal injury herself, so she understands the impact it can have on every aspect of your life. She’s also worked for insurance companies, so she knows how defense lawyers prepare their cases. Deena has extensive trial experience in personal injury matters, including a number of catastrophic injury claims and wrongful death lawsuits. She’s highly respected by colleagues, clients and judges for her cool and calm demeanor at any stage of a trial.

Though our principal office is in Albuquerque, we will meet with you in person anywhere in New Mexico. Though Deena has handled legal matters in more than 20 states, we focus our practice in New Mexico. We have a thorough understanding of the laws and courts, and how judges oftentry personal injury claims.

We know from experience that every injury claim is different. We’ll take the time to learn exactly what happened to you, as well as what you need to be made whole again.

We provide a free initial consultation to anyone with a potential personal injury claim. For a private meeting, call our offices at 505-900-3559 or contact us online to arrange an appointment.

Our Representation in Cases Involving Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

We’ll conduct an exhaustive investigation of the facts and circumstances of your case, carefully gathering and preserving all evidence to support your claim. We handle all types of nursing home neglect and abuse, including:

  • Failure to monitor residents on a regular basis, leading to unnecessary falls or injuries
  • Failure to take reasonable action to avoid or minimize the risk of decubitis ulcers, also known as bedsores
  • Medication errors—Incorrect dosages, wrong drugs, improper timing of pharmaceutical products
  • Dehydration and malnutrition caused by failure to monitor and observe residents
  • Any other type of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse or neglect

We’ll help you pursue damages for all types of injuries, from sprains, strains and contusions to serious and catastrophic loss, such as broken bones, burns, paralysis, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. We also handle wrongful death claims arising out of nursing home neglect and abuse.

Contact a Proven New Mexico Personal Injury Attorney

When you or a loved one has suffered needlessly in assisted living or nursing home care, you want an experienced and aggressive lawyer to help you pursue full and fair compensation for all your losses. For a free initial consultation, contact our offices online or call us at 505-900-3559. We are available to meet with you on evenings or weekends, if necessary.

We take all nursing home neglect and abuse claims on a contingent fee basis. We won’t charge attorney fees unless we recover compensation for your losses.

Call us today to schedule a free consultation with my team. We fight for our clients throughout New Mexico from our Albuquerque office.

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We Prepare Each Case for Trial

We prep every case as if it will be going to trial. There is no better way to make sure you get the compensation that you deserve than to be ready to fight for you and exhaust all legal remedies. Some firms shy away from trial, we embrace it.

This is a Team Effort

We recognize that every legal matter is different. We’ll listen carefully to learn the details of your situation, as well as your goals. We’ll keep you involved and informed at all times, making certain you know where you stand, what your options are, and your likelihood of success.

We Will Be Straight With You

Whether it is about the value of your case, or how good or bad the evidence is, we will tell it to you straight. We want to help you make the best decisions about your case by giving you the information you need.

Notable Case Results

We have recovered tens of millions of dollars for our clients.

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We understand that serious injuries do not happen only during normal business hours which is why we are always available to help if you have been injured. Our team is available around the clock to take your call and provide the support that you need.