The decision to move yourself or a loved one into the care of a nursing home can be tough, especially with legal negligence and abuse cases making news far too often. Our elderly friends and family members have a difficult time adjusting or are resistant to moving into an assisted living and care facility.
Nursing homes have a responsibility to care for and protect the residents to maintain and improve their quality of life. All nursing home employees are obligated to provide services for the residents that will help maintain and improve their lives.
At times, the trust that a resident places in the nursing home are violated when he or she is neglected, mistreated and abused. If you suspect that someone you know has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect,
Here are some signs that are common to those who have suffered from elder abuse.
- Broken or fractured bones
- Head injuries
- Open wounds, cuts, punctures, untreated injuries in various stages of healing
- Broken eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids
- Signs of punishment or physical restraint
- Your loved one tells you they have been mistreated
- A sudden change in behavior
- The nursing home refuses to allow unsupervised visits
The Mandell Law Firm is a legal firm serving clients throughout the greater Los Angeles area and the San Fernando Valley. Our experienced and reputable attorneys provide dedicated representation for Southern California victims of accidents and wrongful death including elder neglect, nursing home abuse, and all elder abuse-related injuries.
Let our experienced lawyers help you recover maximum monetary compensation for damages and injuries resulting from elder abuse and neglect. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured as the result of a nursing home or elder abuse, contact The Mandell Law Firm for a free case evaluation.