Find a Nursing Home Lawyer
- March 24, 2015
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When we place our loved one in a nursing home, we expect they will be cared for and their needs will be met. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Negligence and elder abuse in nursing homes is common and serious. The National Center on Elder Abuse has stated that 1 out of every 20 elderly people has been victim of negligence and elder abuse.
Nursing home abuse and negligence can lead to mental and physical stress/pain and in some case death. Rockland Injury Lawyers have experienced and specialized nursing home attorneys who can handle elderly abuse cases.
Recognize the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect
If you see any of the following signs, then you might want to investigate and consider talking to a specialized attorney.
- Rapid weight loss
- Unexplained bruises or other injuries
- Sudden agitation or emotional withdrawal
- Bed sore development
- The substitution of heavy medication or sedatives for supervision
- The inability of a caretaker to sufficiently explain the patient’s condition
Get the Best Nursing Home Lawyer
If you or your loved one is facing nursing home abuse/negligence, then please call Rockland Injury Lawyers and get legal help. You can call 845-709-8005 or 800-940-1799 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. We have an office at Rockland County, Spring Valley in NY. We also handle personal injury cases such as car and construction site accidents.