Elder Abuse | Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse or elder abuse is one of the most heartbreaking aspects of personal injury law. Our elderly relatives and friends should be valued, especially when they are at their most vulnerable. Most importantly, they should be taken care of properly. When they are victimized by those in a position of trust, the law protects their rights.
Frequently asked questions about nursing home abuse
What constitutes abuse?
There are many types of abuse. Here are some of the most common that our elderly experience in nursing homes or by those who are supposed to take care of them:
- Physical Abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Neglect & Abandonment
- Failure to provide care
- Stealing from a victim
- Self neglect
Why hire a personal injury lawyer?
Elder abuse is a sensitive issue. A personal injury attorney will handle each case in an appropriate & confidential manner. An attorney’s only job is to ensure that you and your family recovers emotionally, physically and financially from the pain of of being victimized.
A personal injury attorney has the required skills and qualifications to help a person navigate the complicated world of nursing home abuse and the law. Victims of elder abuse should never be embarrassed to seek help. A good personal injury attorney will never charge upfront for their services.