When you entrust the care of an elder to a nursing home, you expect that your family member will be treated properly and receive whatever help or assistance that is needed. The neglect or abuse of an elder by nursing home staff can be traumatic not only for the patient but also for his or her family. Cranston & Edwards, PLLC, provides dedicated and skilled representation in nursing home abuse cases and can give you the qualified legal advice you will need to stop the abuse. We can also assist you with filing an injury claim for damages to cover your loved one's medical expenses, pain, suffering, and emotional trauma.
Contact a nursing home neglect attorney at our firm today to discuss your situation in detail. We offer free consultations.
We will pay close attention to everything that you say, and take any immediate action that is needed to end the abusive or harmful acts that are occurring as quickly as possible.
Nursing home abuse is a widespread problem that has resulted in the severe and fatal injuring of patients.
Signs of nursing home neglect and abuse can encompass any significant change in behavior, such as withdrawal or anger, bedsores, frequent cuts and bruises, broken bones, or a deteriorating physical appearance. Our firm will act quickly to protect your elder, and pursue the highest settlement possible for their injuries.
Each state has additional laws for nursing home patients, but at minimum, federal law specifies that nursing home residents have the right to:
When it comes to medical care, all nursing home residents and their legal representatives and/or family must be fully informed about the situation in their preferred language. You have every right to and should be participating in the decisions that affect your care.
If you're experiencing nursing home abuse and neglect, Cranston & Edwards wants to help! Call us today at (304) 586-6947 to schedule your free consultation. We are available for home and hospital visits if needed. Let's work together to hold the negligent party responsible for their wrongful actions.