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After an Unexplained Nursing Home Death

Queens Wrongful Death Attorneys

The death of a loved one in a nursing home can be a devastating and emotional time for a family. There are many questions that remain and when a nursing home or care facility is not forthcoming with answers or explanations, families may become suspicious of the circumstances surrounding the death. When you need answers, the lawyers at Ginsberg & Katsorhis, P.C., can help.

Our Queens, New York, elder law and nursing home abuse firm has over 45 years of combined legal experience that we use when helping loved ones uncover the truth behind the death of their family member. Contact us online or call our offices toll-free at (718) 591-6900 for a free initial consultation today.

Post-Death Investigation

In any situation where a nursing home death has occurred, the nursing home should initiate a thorough investigation to ensure that no negligence contributed to the death. However, our firm also conducts an investigation in order to ensure that the nursing home is not trying to cover up any aspect of the death that may expose it to liability. In some cases, the State Department of Health or other government organizations may become involved.

Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Though we know that nothing can bring your loved one back, you may be able to gain some closure and justice through a wrongful death lawsuit. This is a lawsuit filed against the negligent party or parties (usually the nursing home and/or any staff that may have been involved) in order to recover damages for the loss. When a facility is deemed negligent, it must take responsibility and actions to ensure that this situation does not occur again, resulting in other deaths.

Contact Our Queens Lawyers After an Unexplained Nursing Home Death

You do not have to deal with the aftermath of a nursing home death alone. Call our attorneys at Ginsberg & Katsorhis in Queens toll free at (718) 591-6900 and schedule your free initial consultation. You can also contact us by e-mail now for more information or to request an appointment. We offer legal services for English, Greek and Spanish speakers.