Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Posted on March 5, 2020 in

Nursing home abuse and neglect are on the rise in the United States. It is always a difficult and challenging decision to place an elderly loved one into a nursing home. However, every nursing home has a legal obligation to care for its residents. Recognizing the signs of nursing home abuse and neglect in a nursing home can help you ensure that your loved one is always safe.

Signs of Elder Abuse

There are four common signs of elder abuse and neglect in a nursing home. Unfortunately,  abuse to elders in nursing homes is oftentimes underreported. Understanding the signs can help you take action quickly if you believe your elderly loved is suffering from any form of abuse or neglect. 

 

 

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney 

Your loved one deserves respect. If you suspect any nursing home abuse has occurred, or if your phone calls are going unanswered at a nursing home, or if you are being prevented from seeing your elderly loved one, you should consider whether they are being abused or neglected. These cases are time-sensitive, as many elderly residents have fading memories. NYC personal injury lawyer Michael J. Redenburg, we can help you understand the legal rights of your elderly loved one, and help you determine your next steps. Contact us today at (347) 492-1189 or online.

Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C.

In over a decade of legal practice, Attorney Michael Redenburg began his career defending cases for the clients of insurance companies. Initially defending no-fault claims at a Long Island-based law firm, he then moved on to a Manhattan-based firm where he defended the clients of insurance carriers in an auto accident and premises liability matters.

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