|If you suspect that a member of
your family has been the victim of abuse or neglect
while being cared for at a nursing home, You Should
Immediately Contact The Injury Law Group.
Nursing Home Abuse
Elder abuse is becoming one of the nation’s
largest growing problems. It is estimated that one in every three
nursing homes is cited for instances of abuse. Even more unsettling
is the fact that the majority of all nursing home abuse incidents
are never even reported. It is a common misconception that physical
abuse is the primary form of elder abuse; in fact, the most
prevalent type of abuse of the elderly is general neglect. Neglect
occurs when caregivers fail to provide the essential care that the
senior citizen requires for survival. Some common circumstances
that may indicate abuse or neglect are:
To better prevent unnecessary instances of
nursing home abuse from occurring, the following questions should be
Is the nursing home and
Does the nursing home conduct
background checks on its entire staff?
Does the home have special services
Does the nursing home provide their
staff with abuse prevention training?
What to do if nursing home abuse or neglect
Contact the local police or other investigative
agencies that deal with complaints of this nature
Contact an experienced attorney that will know the
laws of your state, the rights of the nursing home resident,
and how to enforce and protect those rights.
Time Is Of The Essence! Because
There Are Limits On The Amount Of Time That May Lapse Between
The Incident And Filing Of The Lawsuit, It Is Imperative That
You Contact The Injury Law Group As Soon As
Possible To Review Your Claim For Free.
or call 877-4MY-LOSS
where our professional intake
counselors are available to receive your case information.
Upon review of your intake information, an
attorney from the Injury Law Group will contact you to schedule a