At The Cochran Firm, we understand the sensitivity of nursing home abuse cases. Our lawyers are dedicated to the well-being of you and your loved ones. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve so you can move forward with your lives and put this traumatic ordeal behind you.
Nursing home abuse falls into two categories: neglect and abuse. Neglect often occurs in the form of failure to groom, failure to properly medicate and failure to provide sufficient basic needs such as food and water, which can lead to malnutrition and dehydration. Abuse can be physical, psychological, financial, sexual or verbal. Examples include punching and kicking, overmedicating, belittling and verbally abusing, and stealing money or tampering with funds. Sadly, there are also a number of cases that involve sexual abuse and rape among elderly residents.
If you or a loved one has been injured because of nursing home abuse or neglect, you may able to collect compensation for:
During your visit, look for warning signs such as:
Nursing home abuse and neglect can present itself in many forms. Here are the most common:
Begin by considering a number of factors, such as location, visiting policies and patient-to-staff ratio. Also investigate the experience and training of staff, and what the employee prerequisites include. Visit the nursing home of your choice and assess the:
If your loved one has been victimized by nursing home abuse or neglect, please contact the qualified attorneys at The Cochran Firm today. We can help you move forward with this difficult claim and hold the guilty party responsible for your family’s suffering.
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