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Hunt Bonneau has dedicated the last 20 years focusing on one thing: helping people who have been wrongfully hurt or killed. During that time, he achieved landmark justice for his clients and established The Bonneau Law Firm as a well known voice in courthouses across Texas.

Nursing Home Abuse

For many elderly people, old age is far from “the golden years.” Instead, it is a time when they are confined to a nursing home or assisted living facility because they are no longer able to physically and/or mentally care for themselves. Far too many such residents fall prey to some kind of elder abuse. Even if the resident has relatives who visit regularly, they might not notice immediately that a problem exists, or the staff may brush off any questions. For the nursing home or assisted living facility resident who has few, if any, visitors, there may not be anyone recognizing the abusive situation until it is too late. A Dallas-Fort Worth attorney specializing in elder abuse can help a person trapped in these terrible circumstances.

Type of Cases We Handle
The Bonneau Law Firm handles all types of serious injury and wrongful death cases. This is all we do. In the next slide you can find a sample listing of various types of cases we handle. This list is not exhaustive, and regardless of whether you see your type of case, we invite you to call us to discuss whether we are the right firm for you.
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Auto/Car Accidents
Every year insurance companies spend millions of dollars a year in advertising to convince you that they are on your side. However, they don’t tell you that they make more money by not providing you full recovery...
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18 Wheeler Accidents
When semi trucks and 18 wheelers are involved in auto accidents, the result is often deadly. Unfortunately, truck accidents such as these are often caused by negligent trucking companies and their drivers. Distracted driving, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, failure to observe mandatory...
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Motorcycle Accidents
Riding a motorcycle can feel like a liberating experience, but it too often proves a dangerous or deadly one. Motorcyclists lack the protective shell surrounding them of car or truck drivers and are especially vulnerable to death or serious injury...
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Drunk Drivers
Every year hundreds of Texas residents sustain a serious personal injury due to an intoxicated driver who causes a car wreck or an intoxicated person that assaults an innocent victim. Injured persons have legal rights against
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Pedestrian Accidents
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Concussions/Brain Injury
A concussion can put a person out of work for several weeks and can lead to serious complications. A person diagnosed with post-concussion syndrome (PCS) may experience constant headaches, difficulty concentrating and emotional instability...
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Wrongful Death
The loss of a loved one is always difficult, but especially so when death results from another person’s negligent actions. You and your family’s life are turned upside down. Not only do you mourn the loss...
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Back/Neck Injuries
Back and neck injuries may upend your life. Not only are such injuries extremely painful, but they often affect mobility. If the injury resulted from another’s negligence or a defective product, a Dallas-Fort Worth back and neck lawyer may help you receive the compensation you deserve.
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Dog Attack/Bite
If you or your child has been bitten and injured by a dog, you may file a civil lawsuit against the owner and/or handler of the animal, or a third party whose negligence contributed to the attack. However, finding the right attorney to represent you is not a simple matter of going online...
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Slip and Fall
A slip and fall accident can result in serious, incapacitating injury. Such accidents are not always the fault of the victim. If the accident occurred on another person’s or entity’s property, they may be liable...
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Nursing Home Abuse
For many elderly people, old age is far from “the golden years.” Instead, it is a time when they are confined to a nursing home or assisted living facility because they are no longer able to physically and/or mentally care...
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Bicycle Crash
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I have nothing but a good experience with Robert Nichols at The Bonneau Law firm! He has been more than helpful during this whole process!
Felicia Rogers
Felicia Rogers
2022-02-18
Grate communication always on top of things thanks for taking my case and resolve it the best way and convenient for our part than you Maria. Salacies for being such a profesional
Luis Arechiga
Luis Arechiga
2022-02-07
Robert Nichols was very helpful with my case I really recommend their services thank you for helping me out
Luis Miranda
Luis Miranda
2022-02-07
Very happy client here. They were able to closed my case above my expectations. They truly worked it out and handled it to the max. Great job Bonneu Law Firm. Highly recommended.
Lennie Solis
Lennie Solis
2021-12-29
Robert Nichols was very helpful. Handled my case with urgency and decisiveness. Worked hard to get the best options for me and deliver on them. 100% recommend this Law Firm.
Cole Smith
Cole Smith
2021-12-29
Responded quickly! Robert Nichols and Hunt Bonneau took time to hear my case and provide logical advice. It is evident that he cares about his clients. He let me know that he could take the case but also advised on ways to handle the situation amicably. Would highly recommend for personal injury lawyers!
Monty Albakhtari
Monty Albakhtari
2021-12-17
I would definitely recommend this law firm! Robert Nichols is very professional, and knowledgeable about your concerns. A very caring, and compassionate person. The kind of dim you want on your side!!!!
anna gibson
anna gibson
2021-11-17
I want to thank Robert Nichols for being very communicative through this whole ordeal and the Bonneau law firm he was very helpful with answering all my questions and any problems I had
kaled alshimmary
kaled alshimmary
2021-11-16
Bonneau Law Firm was amazing! They fought a case that wasn’t all the way guaranteed and won! Thanks to Robert for making sure we were taken well care of. Hunt also was exceptional at knowing what to do! Great experience! 😁
Cris Brenham
Cris Brenham
2021-11-11

Types of Elder Abuse

1. Neglect is a level of carelessness or inattention that results in possible or actual serious harm and is very common in elder abuse cases. For example, a resident may have trouble feeding himself but the staff knowingly does not provide the necessary assistance, causing malnutrition and dehydration. Immobile patients may develop bed sores from not being repositioned regularly. Nursing home patients may suffer life-threatening falls because there is no one to assist or supervise them.

2. Derogatory language and/or gestures are abusive. That holds true even of the resident is unable to comprehend the language or gestures.

3. Elopement has nothing to do with marriage but is the term referring to a patient who is able to wander off the premises because of lack of supervision or security.

4. False imprisonment is when nursing home staff prevents a resident from leaving an area such as their room or a wing of the facility – or if a resident is purposefully deprived of a wheelchair or crutches.

5. Financial abuse cases can occur when a staff member steals a resident’s personal property or uses personal information to gain access to the resident’s finances. There have also been cases where a staff member pressures a resident to change their will, deed, or trust. False fees or charges can also be added to the member’s service invoice and then pocketed by the nursing home staff.

If you suspect elder abuse speak with your loved one or other coherent members to verify what your friend or relative is saying. Gather medical records or photos documenting recent injuries or prescription changes.

If you suspect nursing home abuse, make every legal effort to help the patient leave the facility immediately.

Inform the police or district attorney so that the state can file charges against the nursing home. Also, file a formal complaint with the state’s department of social services, adult protective services or elder protective services.

If you or someone you know has a loved one who was the victim of nursing home abuse, contact The Bonneau Law Firm today at (972) 325-1100.

Dog Attack/Bite

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Wrongful Death

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Sexual Assault

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