Mullins Law Firm, PSC provides legal representation to nursing home residents who have been mistreated, abused, or otherwise harmed in a nursing home. Nursing home neglect and abuse is unfortunately a significant problem that affects elderly persons in all types of assisted living facilities. Whether the harm is intentional or not, the abused individual may have legal remedies against the facility and staff.
There are various forms of nursing home abuse and neglect. Some forms of nursing home abuse and neglect are physical abuse, psychological abuse, sexual abuse, negligence, malnutrition, dehydration, bed sores, falls, and medication errors.
Nursing home abuse and neglect can be physically and psychologically damaging, reducing a person’s happiness and quality of life. Nursing Home abuse may be difficult to discover. However, some signs of abuse are cuts, scratches, wounds, bruising, scarring, and change in demeanor or behavior. Likewise, some signs of neglect are bedsores, falls, weight loss, and poor hygiene.
If Nursing home abuse or neglect is occurring, the staff and administration at the nursing home are directly responsible and should be held legally responsible. The nursing home staff and administration have a legal duty to provide the best possible care and attention for their residents. If they fail to uphold that standard of care, they can and should be held legally responsible.
If you suspect that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, the attorneys at Mullins Law Firm, PSC are ready to put their experience to work for your loved one in maximizing your loved one’s legal compensation against the nursing home’s negligent/abusive staff and administration.
Contact the Mullins Law Firm, PSC for a free consultation. And remember, there are no up-front-costs, the Mullins Law Firm, PSC works on a contingency fee basis, meaning they don’t get paid unless you do.