COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, has caused terror and upheaval throughout the world. Elders in Rhode Island are particularly at risk, especially those living in Rhode Island nursing homes. In many instances, COVID-19 has spread rapidly throughout nursing homes, leading to the painful deaths of scores of residents. Widespread Rhode Island COVID-19 nursing home deaths are believed to be largely a result of failure on the part of nursing homes to follow safety protocols.
Believing a nursing home would provide the best and safest environment for their loved one, families in Rhode Island are now struggling through the grief and pain of knowing that negligent management is the reason for their loved one’s nursing home coronavirus death. The decision to put a loved one in a nursing home is not taken lightly; it comes with significant cost as well as effort to find the right facility for your loved one. It is devastating to lose a parent at any time; losing a parent as a result of a Rhode Island COVID-19 nursing home death has led many adult children to feel they are somehow responsible.
In our practice, we have represented numerous families as they file a nursing home lawsuit. We want to assure you Rhode Island coronavirus nursing home deaths are likely a result of failure of the care facility to follow safety protocols, and you are not to blame. Our utmost goal is to obtain the justice your parent or loved one deserves and hold problematic facilities accountable.