Making the decision to place your loved one in a nursing home is not one that is made lightly. So when the facility you trust to care for your family member betrays that trust by abusing or neglecting your loved one, we are here to help you recover the compensation your loved one deserves. At Cross & Smith, we aggressively advocate for the rights of all of our clients, and we take it seriously when the rights of the most vulnerable are violated.
Abuse of the elderly can occur in several different ways. Some of the most common include:
Neglect differs from abuse as neglect occurs when a person that is charged with providing care to a person fails to do so. Neglect may be intentional or it may be unintentional. Nursing home staff are often overworked, and that can lead to accidental neglect. Common examples of neglect include:
If your loved one resides in a nursing home, there are certain signs you should be aware of that indicate your family member may be suffering from abuse or neglect. These indicators include:
An experienced attorney at Cross & Smith can help you recover the compensation your loved one deserves after suffering abuse or neglect at the hands of their nursing home caregivers. You may contact us by calling 877-791-0618 or via our contact page to learn more about your options.
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Posted By: Candace Crews