As more nursing homes cut costs to increase profits, facilities are left understaffed and overwhelmed—leaving patients susceptible to abuse and neglect. Falls and bedsores can sometimes be misinterpreted as part of the aging process when they’re actually signs of inadequate care and supervision on the part of a nursing home.
If you or someone you love has suffered the indignity of nursing home abuse or neglect, the nursing home abuse lawyers at Lundy Law are here to answer your questions. We have years of experience successfully fighting for injured victims in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
Your loved one has rights, and if those rights are violated, the nursing home facility or individuals responsible for your loved one’s care may be held responsible. Nursing home residents are entitled to certain protections under the law, including:
If you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect, take immediate action. Our nursing home abuse lawyers are on your side, and we want to stand up for your loved one’s rights.
Taking these five steps after discovering signs of nursing home abuse can help safeguard your loved one’s health and legal rights:
Most nursing homes have legal counsel that looks out for the facility’s interests. That’s why it’s important that you and your loved one have someone looking out for your interests, too. If you believe that your relative is suffering abuse or neglect, you may want to talk with a nursing home abuse lawyer who can help you fight for your loved one’s rights.
The nursing home abuse lawyers at Lundy Law serve victims and their families throughout the region, with offices in Cherry Hill, Wilmington, and Philadelphia. Fill out a free initial consultation form or call us at 1-800-LundyLaw today.