Common signs that may indicate that your family member is being mistreated include dehydration or malnutrition, sudden weight loss, unexplained bruises or injuries, changes in mood or behavior, and particularly any expression of anxiety at being left alone. Don’t hesitate to investigate any of these warning signs so that you can protect your loved one’s health and safety. Realize that by taking action now, you could not only help your family recover financial compensation but you could also expose widespread abuse and spare other potential victims. Therefore, it is critical that all suspicions be reported to a New York nursing home abuse lawyer as soon as possible.
Suspect A Loved One Is Being Neglected?
Contact The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny as early as possible when you have reason to believe that an elderly loved one is being subjected to any form of neglect, abuse, or forced drugging in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Perhaps your loved one was harmed through medical malpractice by doctors making rounds in the nursing home. Your loved one may not speak out about the situation unless you take action now. The victims of nursing home abuse are frequently afraid to discuss the matter, and unless you do something, the mistreatment may continue until it is too late.
Contact An Experience New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Today
At our firm, we have more than half a century of combined legal experience defending the rights of the injured; we are prepared to take immediate action to investigate the case to determine whether or not you have grounds for legal action. If it can be proven that your loved one has suffered abuse or has been neglected by those who have been entrusted with the duty of care, you may be able to file a lawsuit in pursuit of monetary damages to compensate your family. This is true whether your family member has suffered personal injury or if you want to sue for the wrongful death. It may even be possible to recover punitive damages if the abuser is found guilty of malicious and intentional mistreatment. Let us evaluate your case and determine whether your loved one’s rights were violated while he or she was a nursing home resident. Contact a New York nursing home abuse lawyers today to discuss your legal options during a free lawyer consultation.