Investigating Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

A nursing home neglect or abuse investigation can uncover if a loved one is beating treated poorly. Substantiating evidence of abuse or neglect can help a family recover damages for the injuries that a loved one has suffered. Warning Signs Family members may spot signs of nursing home abuse or neglect. These are often the… [Read More]

Staff Shortages Lead to Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect

As acute shortages of nursing assistants and other health care professionals continue to plague nursing homes throughout the nation, disabled victims and vulnerable elderly people are left to pay. And while America’s senior population continues to grow (currently at about 48 million), nursing homes deny care to thousands of patients, victims are neglected and abused,… [Read More]

When Can You File a Nursing Home Neglect Claim?

Nursing homes, rest homes, elder care facilities, and convalescent homes are generally held responsible when an act of abuse or neglect occurs on the premise that causes harm to residents or patients. There are several types of behaviors that can result in nursing home neglect claims, with the help of a nursing home attorney. Behaviors… [Read More]

6 Visible Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect frequently occur without anyone to help victims, but there are signs that loved ones can look for to determine if they are suffering, which may warrant compensation with the help of a nursing home abuse lawyer. Here are some of the more visible signs of abuse that can help you… [Read More]

Seniors Remain at High Risk for Nursing Home Abuse

For many elderly people and their families, the decision to live in a nursing home is a very difficult one. They have to place their trust in strangers to care for and protect vulnerable and sometimes ill people during one of the most challenging times of their lives. What makes it even worse is when… [Read More]

Elder Abuse Statistics To Note

It’s estimated that millions of seniors are the victims of elder abuse every year. Estimates range from 1 million up to 5 million, with many of these incidents occur within the supposedly safe corridors and rooms of America’s nursing homes. It’s a shocking and disheartening statistic that continues to rise as awareness of nursing home… [Read More]