Unfortunately, there are more instances of nursing home abuse that occur than are reported. If you know of an elderly person who has been hurt while in the care of a nursing home in Yuma, or if you suspect mistreatment, you should contact a personal injury attorney immediately. At Lerner and Rowe, our nursing home lawyers will help ensure that proper investigations are conducted and will fight to get your loved one the compensation they deserve to assist them through the recovery process and relocation to a safer environment.
What are Frequent Forms of Nursing Home Abuse?
Elderly 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, a few signs of abuse or neglect you should look out for if you suspect harm of your elderly loved one by a staff member or another facility caregiver:
- Cuts, bed sores or wounds
- Frequent bruising
- Soiled linens or clothing
- Unusual weight fluctuations
- Depressed or anti-social behavior
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 one’s case to and stop the abuse as soon as possible.
No Fee Unless Our Yuma Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Wins!
If you know of or suspect a loved one is suffering from nursing home neglect or abuse, contact our law offices at 928-344-6200, or fill out the free online case evaluation form. You will meet with a qualified and experienced nursing home abuse lawyer who will do a free case evaluation; and advise you of what steps you should take to protect your loved one.