When your family members are residents in a nursing home, you want them to receive the utmost in expert, considerate care. While many facilities provide skilled nursing attention, in some instances, there are those that are under-insured and recurrently understaffed, by poorly paid employees who are not qualified for the job. It can be challenging enough to watch our loved ones grow older; it is even worse when the people in charge of their care mistreat them.
If you witness physical or behavioral mannerisms you think are unusual, consult with an experienced nursing home abuse lawyer at Zwick Law to protect your loved one’s rights. Residents of nursing homes who have been ill-treated sometimes are subject to common indications. Always look for these certain signs, such as bruising or bleeding, emotional agitation or withdrawal, bed sores, malnutrition or dehydration, unexplained infections, unexplained injuries, including wounds and cuts, bed injuries or asphyxiation, and rapid weight loss or weight gain. This sometimes includes death as well.
Our Southern California nursing home abuse lawyers have experience managing negligent care claims with the maximum amount of sensitivity and expertise, and we can answer any questions you may have regarding the next steps that need to be taken.
We are dedicated to protecting your family member while preventing further harm from those who choose to use their position to take advantage of the patients they are meant to support. When it comes to nursing home abuse claims, we are motivated by our own compassion for people and our responsibility to safeguard those who are in the care of others. The nursing home abuse attorneys within our firm are dedicated to holding those responsible for elder exploitation accountable for their actions. Our lawyers assertively prosecute nursing home abuse cases throughout Southern California and have achieved excellent results, which include compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Disability or disfigurement
- Aggravation of pre-existing conditions
At Zwick Law, our attorneys are committed to protecting your loved one’s rights from negligent heath care providers. Whether your case involves abuse, neglect or negligent supervision, if you suspect your family member is the victim of elder abuse in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you are entitled to recompense.