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Nursing Home Error Resulting in Death

Justice and Compensation for Nursing Home Errors or Neglect Resulting in Death

Claims of nursing home neglect or error combine legal complexities with emotionally charged matters. Clients come to Bartlett Legal Group, LLC seeking justice, and accountability. That type of justice is often obtained by maximizing compensation for injuries and death suffered by an elderly or disabled loved one.

Neglect in Connecticut nursing homes leading to a death can take various forms, including but not limited to:

  • Failure to provide proper nutrition and hydration
  • Over-medicating or under-medicating patients (including medication errors)
  • Failure to take precautions that prevent falls, wandering or elopement (Leaving the premises)
  • Failure to provide a safe environment
  • Failure to protect against physical abuse by staff or another resident.

Did your loved one die at a Connecticut nursing facility due to improper care or neglect?

Bartlett Legal Group understands the personal issues involved when a loved one dies due to negligence or error while residing in a nursing home facility. At the initial consultation, our lawyers listen to your concerns and pinpoint key facts that are essential in building a claim against the nursing home.  We have a medical expert on staff that scrutinizes the charts and records from the long-term care or nursing facility. Wrongful death is one of our firm’s core personal injury practice areas. We help families in all towns in Connecticut and take referrals from across the country.

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Talk to our nursing home wrongful death lawyer serving Hartford, New Haven, Litchfield, Middlesex, New London, Fairfield, Tolland and Windham counties.  Messages are returned promptly. Evening or weekend appointments are available.

Our goal is to be the best Connecticut nursing home neglect law firm and to exceed your every expectation.


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Significant Case Results

$3,188,804 Awarded - Sexually abused 40 years ago as a seven year old child.
Outcome: Plaintiff's Verdict of $2,750,000 Dawn Andalora v. Joseph Falanga A Willimantic, CT jury awarded Dawn Andalora $2.75 million dollars for alleged sexual abuse. 11/05/2014 Judge Harry E Calmar issued an order awarding additional punitive damages of $438,803.95.
Bartlett Legal Group Secures $1,500,000 Settlement for 8 Year Old Boy Sexually Molested by his Dad's Boss.
Case NNH-CV17-5039765-S John Doe PPA v. Guay Roger 02/11/2019 Judgement for the Plaintiff The abuse started in 2014 when the child would accompany his father to work and continued for over two years at various locations before others became aware. The abuser is currently in prison and, to date, over $1,000,000 of his assets have been secured for the boy's benefit.
$1,000,000 Judgment for plaintiff in CT Boy Scout sexual abuse case.
John Roe #1 v. Boy Scouts of America, et al. – $1,000,000 judgment obtained against a Boy Scout scoutmaster on behalf of a young boy who suffered sexual abuse at scouting events and at a local Boy Scout camp.
$520,000 Plaintiff's verdict in slip case.
Colleen B. v. 1-3 Long Wharf Drive Personal Injury – slip wins $520,000 verdict for woman who suffered an ankle sprain and injuries to her lower back which required surgery after stepping in a depression in a parking lot.

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  • Super Lawyers Rising Star Frank Bartlett
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  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Life member in the million dollar advocates forum. The top trial lawyers in America Frank C. Bartlett Jr.
  • CT Law Tribune Frank C. Bartlett Jr. Connecticut's top 25 Jury verdicts for 2013
  • Rated SuperLawyers multiple years
  • Ten best attorneys client satisfaction
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
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- Lisa S. (5 star review)

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