The most important issue is was he injured? Was his health changed by the facilities moving in?
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It appears from the information that you provided that you would at a minimum have a potential claim for the amount of the medical bills, and depending on the amount of permanent injury as a result of the dehydration and related hospitalization there might be other claims. They most likely would be medical malpractices claims and would require a high burden of proof and the use of experts. It may not be financially reasonable to pursue an action if the amount you can recover is less than the amount necessary to bring the action.
I recommend you meet with a qualified nursing home neglect attorney in your area for a consult. You can find a qualified attorney on AVVO.
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