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Elderly Wandering Off - Injuries & Deaths

It's a serious problem. Elderly residents of nursing homes suddenly disappear and wander off into a nearby street or walk unsupervised into towns or fields. Nursing home managers and staff are trained to provide close supervision of residents with dementia and Alzheimer's but every year, thousands of elderly residents get injured after walking away from their care center; if you or an elderly family member has wandered off without supervision, contact one of our lawyers today by calling 888.959.8508 or email us to get free consultation.

Senior Citizens Injured or Killed While Wandering Off

If you have an elderly family member who was injured or killed after walking away from a nursing home, you may have a claim against the management and owners for nursing home abuse. Talk to an insurance litigation attorney at Fernandez & Lauby LLP about the circumstances of the elopement. Our nursing home abuse attorneys are experienced personal injury trial lawyers, with many years of experience on both sides of claims cases. We have earned a reputation for excellence and integrity among legal professionals and professionals throughout the insurance industry.

Injuries resulting from wandering off nursing home grounds can be serious. When we prepare a case for a negotiated settlement or trial, the defense lawyers know that we have prepared the evidence well and know the merits and parameters of the value of the case.

Other Types of Nursing Home Negligence Claims

We represent plaintiffs in all types of nursing home negligence claims, including:

  • Wandering off, elopement
  • Falls, broken hips
  • Malnutrition and dehydration
  • Bed sores, pressure ulcers
  • Sexual assault, physical abuse from staff, residents
  • Emotional abuse

Contacting an Attorney

Email us at one of our offices in Riverside & Irvine, California, to arrange a no-cost consultation to discuss the circumstances of your claim relating to wandering off. We understand the emotional issues involved in a nursing home abuse case and promise compassionate and responsive representation. We represent clients and their families throughout Southern California.

Related Content: Irvine Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer | Riverside Personal Injury Attorneys

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