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.