If so, know that nursing home residents have rights – rights to be treated with respect and dignity, rights to be free from abuse, and rights to have the nursing home make every effort to preserve their quality of life.
Unfortunately, some nursing homes violate residents' rights. They fail to supervise their employees, are understaffed, or even fail to do the correct background checks to hire staff with no record of abuse.
The bottom line – there is no excuse for nursing home abuse. If you think a nursing home abused you or a loved one, contact Edgar Snyder & Associates today. You may have a case, and it's important to learn your legal rights now.
You may have a nursing home abuse case if the nursing home:
The nursing home may not have directly caused injury to you or your loved one, but it can be held responsible if the nursing home:
There are so many case factors to consider with situations of nursing home abuse. That's why it's important to contact a law firm quickly to explain what you've observed, and to find out if you have a case against the nursing home.
Our attorneys and legal staff have seen the devastation caused by nursing home abuse firsthand. We know your loved one may be a mother or father, sister or brother, or another relative. They're an important part of your life, and they deserve to be treated with the right standard of care. Hiring a lawyer is the right choice.