Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse Attorneys
Choosing a good nursing home neglect attorney is essential to ensuring your case will be handled with care from day one. Attorneys who specialize in nursing home neglect and abuse have experience handling the complexities of elder neglect cases, including case law and procedural rules. Nursing homes care for some of the most vulnerable people in our society and we trust them to provide the care we would want should we end up there some day. For this reason, the nursing home neglect lawyers at Nelson MacNeil Rayfield are deeply committed to protecting those affected by nursing home neglect.
What is Nursing Home Neglect?
Nursing home neglect, also referred to as elder neglect or nursing home negligence, most commonly occurs when a resident doesn’t receive proper medical, physical, or emotional attention. In some cases, neglect may escalate into physical or emotional abuse. The most common underlying causes of nursing home neglect and/or abuse are inadequate staffing, training, and medical treatment. Our nursing home attorneys see the following types of injuries stemming from nursing home negligence and abuse:
- Bed Injuries and Bedsores
- Malnutrition and Dehydration
- Wandering or Flight of a Resident
- Medication Errors
- Bed Rail Confinement and Suffocation
What Makes Us Different
With over 70 years of collective legal and trial experience, our nursing home neglect lawyers will answer your questions at no cost, help point you in the right direction, or if need be, represent you and your nursing home neglect claim in court. A successful claim requires a lawyer who understands the intricacies of a nursing home neglect, ranging from thoroughly investigating the claim to understanding the state-by-state regulations for filing.
Finding a reputable nursing home neglect law firm with attorneys who are understanding, compassionate, and willing to fight on your behalf is essential. When choosing a law firm to handle your nursing home neglect case, look out for:
- Experience you can trust
- Specialty in nursing home neglect litigation
- Satisfied clients
- Fair fee structure
Nursing Home Neglect Resources
If you want to know more about the legal issues surrounding nursing home neglect, refer to our articles below: