Nursing Home Abuse:

Damages Recoverable by Survivors

Following the passing of a nursing home abuse victim, the individual's loved ones may want to sue for the injuries or wrongful death that the deceased suffered. When filing a claim of abuse against a nursing home, the victim's survivors can expect to receive the following kinds of damages, provided the case is viable:

  • Loss of consortium (i.e., the affection and companionship specifically of marriage)
  • Loss of parental advice and guidance
  • Loss of the companionship of the deceased person
  • Mental anguish and grief of the survivor(s)
  • Funeral and burial expenses

Survivors, as indicated in the list above, could have many relations to the deceased, including spouse, child, or grandchild. If your loved one was the victim of nursing home abuse or negligence, contact a nursing home injury attorney today.