A nursing home lawyer at Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys in Portland, Oregon will know that residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities suffer from more injuries than are reported or detected. Often, lack of funds, under staffing and disgruntled medical and support staff all contribute to nursing home abuse of elderly residents in Portland.
If your elderly loved one tells you about an injury by a nursing home or another caregiver, or if you suspect that he or she undergoing mistreatment in an Oregon nursing home, seek medical treatment immediately and then call a nursing home lawyer at Lerner and Rowe as soon as possible.
Oregon Nursing Home Lawyer for Elder Abuse and Neglect
A Portland nursing home lawyer of Lerner & Rowe will be able to help you determine if your elderly loved one is being mistreated by a nursing home caregiver if you are uncertain. Not all forms of abuse can be seen visibly. Elder abuse and neglect can be physical, but it may also be emotional and /or financial. As a family member or friend of a person that resides in a nursing home or other long-term care facility, look for these signs of abuse or neglect if you suspect purposefully harm of your loved one by a staff member or another facility caregiver:
- Unusual bruising
- Missing items
- Cuts, sores or open wounds
- Severe weight fluctuations
- Soiled linens and clothing
- Unusual financial transactions
- Depressed / unsocial behavior
Your loved ones do not need to suffer from the negligence or misconduct of another person or corporation. Our nursing home lawyers will help ensure that authorities conduct proper investigations. We will fight to get your loved one the compensation that they deserve if abused or mistreated.
Your loved one should not have to suffer from nursing home abuse or caregiver neglect/abuse for a moment longer. Lerner and Rowe nursing home lawyers know the proper channels of investigation and the procedures required to navigate the nursing home bureaucracy so they can expedite your loved ones case to and stop the abuse as soon as possible.
Nursing Home Lawyer Consultations
If you know of or suspect nursing home neglect or abuse is occurring to one of your family members or friends, contact a Lerner and Rowe Portland nursing home lawyer. For urgent care or assistance, call our offices directly at 844-977-1900. You may also submit a case evaluation form above with complete details regarding the nursing home abuse that you suspect; or that a loved is currently experiencing.
A Portland nursing home lawyer will contact you within 24-hours of receiving your online case evaluation form. Also, if you cannot make it to our law office in Portland, we will happily come to you. So, schedule an initial free consultation today. Our nursing home lawyers do not charge upfront fees, most cases are contingent. That means that you do not pay a fee unless we win your case.