Category: Personal Injury

Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

Helping Families with Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful death cases can be devastating. When a beloved family member dies, the last thing you probably have on your mind is bringing a lawsuit against another, but sometimes it must be done. A wrongful death claim can be brought by the parents, spouse or child of the person who lost their life. The purpose of the case is to recover damages as a result of the negligence of someone who was responsible for that person's death. There may great financial hardship for the remaining family members due to their loved one's death. Sometimes that person was the breadwinner of the family, and now that source of income is gone. A wrongful death case may enable the family to pay for funeral expenses and other costs associated with the person's death.

A competent Northern Kentucky personal injury lawyer is dedicated to serving the needs of those who have been injured by the negligence of others. He will fight for the compensation that your family may need at this difficult time.

Covington Wrongful Death Lawyer

In order to recover damages for the death of a loved one, it must be proved that your family member died due to the negligent acts of another, and that if not for those negligent acts, that person would still be alive. It must also be proved that there were damaging effects to the remaining family members, and that they have been financially affected by the death. Robert Raper has many years of personal injury experience investigating and proving wrongful death claims. His legal team and collaborating medical and forensic experts will investigate the wrongful death of your loved one. He will help you recover the monetary support you need to cover your expenses, heal the emotional effects of the loss and move on with your lives.

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse Cases

When we entrust a nursing home to care for an elderly family member, it can be shocking when you find out your loved one is being abused. This can include physical abuse, mental abuse, emotional abuse and even financial abuse. A Northern Kentucky personal injury attorney should be contacted immediately if you suspect or have evidence of any type of abuse at a nursing home facility. Robert Raper is well-versed in the laws that protect elders, as well as the standards of care and treatment that are expected at a care facility for seniors. He will conduct a thorough investigation of the situation, and aggressively fight for personal injury compensation if an elder family member has been injured by an employee at a nursing home. This includes including wrongful death benefits if a loved one was fatally harmed while at a care facility.

Covington Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

A nursing home is required by law to provide proper care and treatment to it residents, including:

  • Maintaining sanitary conditions at the facility
  • Providing regular bathing and hygiene for residents
  • Providing protection from health hazards
  • Properly feeding residents
  • Providing proper medical treatment

When these rights are violated, or employees at the facility engage in any form of physical, mental, emotional or sexual abuse, a qualified lawyer from the firm can guide you in seeking compensation for the elders' injuries. Benefits that are paid in personal injury cases include medical costs, rehabilitation, pain and suffering and emotional trauma. If an elder's injuries resulted in death, you may also be entitled to additional compensation for your losses.