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Columbia, Tennessee Nursing Home Lawyers

Maury County, Tennessee has a population of approximately 35, 558 people. It was formed in 1807 and was named after Major Abram Poindexter Maury of Williamson County, who was a member of the Tennessee legislature. Maury County is part of Middle Tennessee and started as a major agricultural area in the 19th century. Maury County is now a growing heritage tourist destination with several historical sites. Our firm values the residents of Columbia and Maury County and we strive to provide legal services that the residents can depend on. The Higgins has pursued nursing home abuse and neglect claims in many areas of Tennessee including Maury County.  If you think that nursing home abuse or neglect has occurred with someone you care about, our legal team will help you get fair compensation for what you have been through.

Nursing Homes in Columbia
Following are a a few of the nursing homes in this area.  You can click on the home name to get more information about the facility.

If you someone you care about has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect in one of these or another local nursing home, we recommend that you contact our firm so that you can talk with one of our skilled team about your claim and questions you might have.

What are some nursing home abuse and neglect signs to be aware of?
If someone you care about needs more medical care or attention and may need to be a nursing home in Tennessee, then it is  important for you to be aware of possible signs of nursing home abuse and neglect for when you visit the person you care about. Some of these signs may be open wounds that are left untreated, the person being in dirty clothes, scratches, cuts, scrapes, or other red marks. Some other signs are the person you visit being unusually quiet or distant or upsetting easily. Also, if someone you care about has loss a significant amount of weight they may not be getting enough to eat or drink. If you see any of these signs of abuse or neglect, you need to speak with someone at the nursing home immediately. If after talking to the nursing home directly, the abuse or neglect is still occurring and hasn't been properly taken care of, you need to call the Tennessee Department of Health about investigating the nursing home and your claim.

What can a Tennessee nursing home abuse lawyer do for me?

If someone you care about has been abused or neglected while staying at or living in a Columbia, Tennessee nursing home, you should contact our knowledgeable legal team at the Higgins Firm. We will look over your claim and determine if you may be eligible for compensation. If you are, we will help you collect any paperwork such as medical documents and pictures of the abuse that may be required for your claim. We realize this is a difficult time for you and we will be there for you through the whole process to make it as easy on you and your family as possible.  Our lawyers will then do everything that we can to make sure you get the damages you need for the abuse or neglect the person you care about has been caused.

You can contact us online or by calling 800.705.2121 to discuss your case and any questions you might have.