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Minneapolis Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

Assisted Living Abuse & Neglect is a Major Problem

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The Schmidt Law Firm lawyers can bring justice to the victims of Patient Neglect and Abuse in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living facilities.

Patient neglect and abuse remains a major problem throughout the U.S. and, specifically in the state of Minnesota.

Recent articles in the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper tell a sad story.  The headlines read as follows:

“Overdose preceded Nursing Home Death in Owatonna”

“7 Nursing Homes Found to Be ‘Much Below Average’”

“Nursing Home Workers Disciplined in Fatal Fall”

“Misread Rx Led to Nursing Home Patient’s Death”

“Nursing Home Resident’s Nutrition Neglected”

“Nursing Home Patient Not Given Important Medications”

“Minnesota Nursing Home Blamed for Patient Choking to Death”

“Nursing Home Patient Dies From Drug Overdose”

“Hopkins Nursing Home Charged With Neglect in Patient Death”

“Medication Error Kills Nursing Home Resident in Alexandria, Minnesota”

The common causes of accidental patient death in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living facilities include the following:

-Patient Falls

-Patient Being Dropped During Transfer

-Patient Scalded with Hot Water

-Inadequate Food and Water Supply

-Medication Errors

-Unsanitary Conditions causing infections and bedsores.

-Errors in Patient Cares

-Inadequate Supervision/Neglect

The Schmidt Law Firm has 40 years experience in bring justice to the families of the victims of wrongful death.  During the course of his legal career, our Senior Trial Lawyer, Douglas Schmidt has successfully prosecuted over 50 wrongful death claims-including wrongful deaths resulting from Nursing Home/Assisted Living negligence.

Let our successful experience work to bring justice to you.


Douglas E. Schmidt
Personal Injury Attorney

13911 Ridgedale Drive,
Suite 110
Minneapolis, MN 55305

Phone (952) 473-4530
Toll Free 1-800-656-8450
Fax (952) 544-1308

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