Kansas City, Missouri, Wrongful Death Attorney
Every complaint and citation regarding a nursing home is a matter of public record. However, nursing home staff often cover up the actual cause of death, fail to report it, and lie to family members about what happened. At Dollar, Burns & Becker, L.C. a Kansas City, Missouri, wrongful death lawyer will work closely with your family as we pursue compensation for the fatal accident of your loved one.
As experienced trial attorneys, we offer effective and aggressive representation. As advocates for injured people, we are persistent in our pursuit of active measures to make fundamental changes to the nursing home care system. We strive to stop nursing homes from falsifying records, understaffing their facilities, and ultimately contributing to the lack of respect and dignity that our elderly population deserves.
Contact an attorney from our firm to learn how we can help. We offer free consultations and attorneys' fees on contingency. Anyone who suspects abuse should call the Elder Abuse Hotline through the Department of Health and Senior Services at 1-800-392-0210.
Suspicious Deaths in Kansas and Missouri Nursing Homes
Nursing home abuse and neglect can lead to fatalities. How do you know if your loved one's death is the result of nursing home abuse or neglect? Ask yourself these questions:
- Was the death unexpected?
- Was the death sudden?
- Was the death unexplained?
- Is nursing home staff giving you inconsistent stories?
- What do the nurses' notes say? Family members are entitled to look at these notes.
Contact our firm to learn how we can help your family if you have lost a loved one as a result of abuse or neglect.