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Negligence and Neglect in Louisiana Elder Care Facilities


We all hope for a dignified death from natural causes, as comfortable as possible in our last days.


If your family member suffered a painful and preventable death because of medical negligence or pure neglect in a nursing home the Law Offices of Tamara Kluger Jacobson can investigate and pursue legal action against the owners.

We represent families in Greater New Orleans and surrounding parishes of southeast Louisiana in lawsuits for personal injury or wrongful death from nursing home negligence. Our attorneys know how to get at the truth to hold elder care centers accountable.


Do You Suspect Neglect or Abuse in a Nursing Home?
Contact us today for personalized attention and vigorous representation. We handle nursing home neglect cases in New Orleans and surrounding communities of southeast Louisiana.


Many nursing homes and assisted living centers are under-funded and managed for maximum profit. The sad reality is that residents in these facilities may be neglected and mistreated. Immobile patients may not get even basic care, nourishment and medicine.


Our team has handled lawsuits against nursing homes for substandard care, negligence and mistreatment, such as:


  • Bedsores (pressure ulcers) from neglect of bedridden patients

  • Falling injuries (slip-and-falls, falls from a bed, toilet or shower)

  • Malnutrition and dehydration

  • Medication mistakes

  • Medical malpractice (failure to diagnose life-threatening conditions)

  • Physical and emotional abuse

  • Utter neglect (patients left in their own excrement, etc.)


If your family member suffered from elder abuse or negligent care at a nursing home:

Free consultation: call 504-822-2136 

or email

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