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Nursing Home Negligence
Nursing Home Negligence — A SAD AND GROWING TREND IN AMERICA
Nursing home negligence unfortunately is a growing trend in the United States. Nursing home abuse should never be tolerated. You want your loved ones to be taken care of in a proper manner. As our population ages, more people are moving into nursing homes and some of them are suffering various types of abuse. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sets strict regulations for nursing homes. Despite rules in place, nursing home staff members sometimes take advantage of the residents' vulnerability.
If you or a loved one is a victim of nursing home negligence, don't hesitate to contact one of our lawyers at Peake & Fowler. You may be entitled to financial compensation. Turn to an experienced South Carolina nursing home abuse lawyer at Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A. for a free consultation. When we represent victims of nursing home abuse, we listen to concerns from their families and work as hard as we can to make sure they get the justice they deserve. We investigate signs of abuse or neglect. In some cases of elder abuse, the victim may be living at home with family members and a caregiver is causing harm.
Elderly abuse in nursing homes can take many forms. The abuse primarily is an act of oversight by a caregiver or professional staff member who causes harm to a nursing home resident. The abuse sometimes can result in wrongful death. Nursing home abuse can be a criminal act.
Signs of Nursing Home Negligence
The following are some forms of abuse:
- Physical or sexual abuse
- Neglect to provide necessary care, food, water, medicine, clothing or necessities for living
- Emotional abuse such as threats, humiliation, verbal assault and isolation
The following are some signs of nursing home negligence or nursing home neglect:
- Unexplained injuries
- Bed sores
- Lost weight
- Dehydration or malnutrition
- Poor hygiene
How an Attorney Can Help In a Nursing Home Negligence Case
In many nursing home abuse and neglect cases, someone who is being abused has lost the ability to describe the abuse or ask for help. In these cases, the negligence becomes difficult to prove. At Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A., our experienced attorneys thoroughly investigate nursing home negligence by getting medical professionals to look at the case, examining nursing home records, and interviewing witnesses. We don't stop working for our clients until justice prevails. In a nursing home abuse case, we work hard to get our clients all the compensation allowed under law.
Contact a Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer with Our Firm
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to nursing home negligence, contact Peake & Fowler Law Firm, P.A. for the aggressive representation you need and the personal attention you deserve. A nursing home negligence lawyer is ready to discuss your legal options. We can help you find the best way to move forward.
Remember, you don't pay us unless we get money for you. Call 1-800-WIN-WIN-1 or (803) 788-4370 today for your free personal injury consultation.
Peake & Fowler. We're on your side.