Kingston Nursing Home Negligence Attorney
When your loved one moves into a nursing home or other type of residential care facility, you entrust the nursing home staff with the wellbeing of your family member. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect of elder care residents continues to be a problem across the country, and in many different types of residential facilities. To arrange a free consultation with our experienced nursing home abuse lawyer in Kingston, please call Shafran & Rock, PLLC, at (845) 383-1170.
Potential Nursing Home Abuse Injuries
Mistreatment of nursing home residents can be physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or financial. Your loved one may have broken bones, bruises or other physical injuries as a result of abuse. If the abuse is emotional, it may be harder to detect and could involve caretakers screaming at, taunting and intimidating your loved one. Neglect is another form of abuse, and it may involve withholding food, water or hygienic care, or allowing a patient to wander without proper supervision.
Neglect and abuse of nursing home residents can lead to:
At the law office of Shafran & Rock, PLLC, we believe this type of treatment is egregious and should never happen. We fight aggressively to pursue compensation for people who have suffered abuse and neglect at the hands of their caretakers – the very people responsible for their wellbeing and safety.
Understaffing and poorly qualified staff are common causes of this type of mistreatment. In some cases, nursing homes fail to perform adequate background checks and supervision of their staff members.
Fighting for Victims of Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence
If you are the victim of nursing home abuse, you should take immediate action to avoid further abuse. If you are in immediate, life-threatening danger, call emergency services. If you want to pursue compensation from your nursing home for injuries caused by abuse or neglect, please contact our lawyer. Mr. Rock can evaluate the details of your case and inform you of your options.
If you have a loved one who you believe or know is a victim or nursing home negligence or abuse, we can help you and your loved one pursue compensation for the losses and harm caused by the injury. Signs a loved one may be suffering abuse or neglect include:
- Recurring physical injuries
- Untreated bed sores
- Broken bones
- Emotional changes such as depression and anxiety
- Withdrawal from others and social isolation
Nursing home abuse cases require the representation of a lawyer experienced with relevant state laws and with handling these types of cases.
If you are searching for an experienced nursing home abuse and negligence attorney in Kingston, please contact Shafran & Rock, PLLC, for a free case evaluation and to learn more about our experienced nursing home abuse attorney serving Kingston, New Paltz, New Windsor, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Middletown and the surrounding areas.