Nursing Home Abuse
Choosing to place a loved one in a nursing home was likely a very difficult decision for your family. You expected that your loved one would be treated with dignity, respect and proper care. Yet many elderly residents of nursing homes are not treated with the care that is promised and that they deserve. Speaking up now will not only stop the abuse or neglect of your loved one, but will likely save other vulnerable people.
We Can Help Right A Wrong
If you have a loved one who was injured or who died due to the negligence of nursing home staff, turn to R Steve Bowden & Associates PC to speak with our experienced nursing home injury lawyers today. With decades of experience, we handle cases involving:
- Bedsores (pressure ulcers)
- Dehydration or malnutrition
- Failure to provide appropriate medical support
- Failure to secure residents
- Infections and diseases
- Injuries from falls
- Medication errors
Common Causes Of Abuse Or Neglect
Through our experience representing families in nursing home abuse and other personal injury lawsuits, we have found common problems that often result in injuries to residents. These include:
- The nursing home is overcrowded
- The nursing home is understaffed – especially on weekends and holidays
- The workers are inexperienced or not properly trained
Nursing Home Abuse Representation
If a nursing home facility has fallen below the standard of care for that community and thereby caused injury or wrongful death, it should be held liable for that negligence. At R Steve Bowden & Associates PC, our elder abuse attorneys utilize all means necessary to ensure justice is served. Our goal is to stop the abuse and ensure that you are properly compensated.
We utilize nursing consultants and other experts to evaluate the issue for negligence, and one of our attorneys is also a doctor. This gives our firm the advantage of truly understanding the medical issues involved. Not sure if there is abuse or neglect? Know the signs.
Get A Professional Involved
If your loved one was injured or received substandard nursing home care, contact our North Carolina nursing home neglect attorneys for experienced representation. Call our Greensboro or Burlington office at 336-285-0925. Evening and weekend appointments can be arranged.
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