Suing a Genesis Health Care Nursing Home – Genesis Lawsuit Info

Below are some Genesis nursing home lawsuit FAQ’s:

Who owns Genesis Nursing Homes?

Genesis Health Care is a massive nursing home chain that operates in 46 states. Genesis is the third largest chain nursing home in the United States. In 2012, Genesis had over 25,000 nursing home beds available in their 206 nationwide nursing home facilities. Genesis nursing homes have an operating budget of $2.7 billion. Yes, that is billion with a ‘b’.

Why was my loved one injured in a Genesis Nursing Home? 

That is a tough question to answer, as each case is different. Typically, nursing

Genesis nursing homes, along with all other nursing homes, can be subject to a civil lawsuit for wrongdoing.

Genesis nursing homes, along with all other nursing homes, can be subject to a civil lawsuit for wrongdoing.

home neglect results from overcrowded nursing homes and understaffed/undertrained nurses. These are decisions that are made at the highest corporate levels as they deal directly with the Genesis nursing home chain’s profitability. More nursing home residents and less nurses = more profits.

What are some examples of Nursing Home neglect in Genesis nursing homes?

Telltale signs of neglect include bedsores (pressure sores), unexplained bruises, fractures (hip fractures, femur fractures, etc.), unexplained or repeated falls, dehydration, malnutrition, rapid weight loss or wrongful death.

What should I do if my loved one was injured or wrongfully died in a Genesis Nursing Home?

The first thing you should do is report the elder abuse or neglect. Call your state’s department of health and ask if there is an elder abuse hotline. Next, you should contact a qualified nursing home abuse attorney to investigate a potential lawsuit against the Genesis nursing home.

What are lawsuit cases worth against Genesis nursing homes? What is an average settlement or verdict award?

This too is a difficult answer to give as every case is different. In the past, juries have awarded millions of dollars in verdicts against Genesis nursing homes. The Genesis nursing home chain has also settled many cases involving nursing home neglect. However, in order to determine how much your potential Genesis nursing home abuse lawsuit is worth, you should speak with a nursing home abuse lawyer.

Contact (561) 316-7207 (to speak with a nursing home abuse lawyer about your potential lawsuit against Genesis nursing homes.

*statistics based upon Provider Magazine's 2012 rankings.

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