Nursing home abuse is something that should absolutely never occur. Unfortunately, perpetrators of nursing home abuse exist throughout California. Joel R. Bryant is a California nursing home abuse attorney ready to help if your loved one has suffered in a long-term care facility. Our team has extensive experience handling complex injury and nursing abuse cases throughout the state, and we want to help make sure that your loved one recovers compensation and secures justice for what happened to them.
There are various types of nursing home abuse that friends and family members need to be aware of. When we look at information available from the National Council on Aging, we can see the following types of abuse are prevalent throughout the US:
Identifying nursing home abuse can be incredibly challenging. It is crucial for friends and family members to constantly be aware of changes in their loved one’s physical or emotional well-being. Some of the physical signs of nursing home abuse include the following:
It can be more challenging to notice signs of emotional abuse:
It is important for friends and family members to also keep track of their loved one’s finances. This is particularly true for those who have a power of attorney over a loved one in a nursing home. Some of the main signs of financial abuse include fraudulent signatures on various documents, unpaid bills, and sudden or unusual changes in spending patterns.
If you suspect that your loved one has been abused at a nursing home in California, you need to speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Your loved one should be able to recover compensation on the path towards securing justice for what happened to them. A California nursing home abuse lawyer can help you every step of the way. They will investigate what happened, gather evidence to prove liability, and handle all negotiations with insurance carriers or legal teams. You can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (877) 887-3997.
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