Nursing Home Questions
Columbus, Ohio, Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys
Questions You Should Ask An Attorney
Successful representation in nursing home neglect or abuse cases requires experience, intellect and creative strategy. At Clark Perdue, we devote extensive resources to meeting the needs of our clients. Great care is taken to ensure that no detail is overlooked. Our professionals are committed to the delivery of uncompromising legal services.
Selecting the right attorney is very important. When interviewing a nursing home abuse lawyer, consider asking the following questions:
- How many nursing home abuse, neglect, injury or wrongful death cases have the attorney handled?
- How many nursing home abuse, neglect, injury or wrongful death cases have the attorney tried to verdict?
- Is the attorney willing to have the incident investigated within five days of being retained, and will the attorney advance the funds to hire a private investigator or other necessary experts?
- If the attorney is unavailable when you call, who will answer your questions?
- Does the attorney work with a registered nurse?
- Does the attorney have the highest rating (AV rating) from Martindale-Hubbell, which rates lawyers nationally?
- Does the lawyer teach seminars for other lawyers?
At Clark Perdue, we will gladly answer these and any other questions you have.
If we can assist you in deciding whether you have a nursing home abuse, neglect, injury or wrongful death claim, please don’t hesitate to call us.
Clark, Perdue & List
The law firm of Clark, Perdue & List has extensive experience handling nursing home abuse, neglect, injury or wrongful death claims. If requested, we will meet you – in your home or at the hospital, if necessary – to explain your legal rights and make suggestions for immediate action on your claim.
Schedule a consultation or ask us a free legal question.
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