Manhattan Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
Elder Abuse Cases
It is often hard to believe that nursing home abuse occurs. Elderly individuals who have been placed in nursing homes, however, are often faced with significant abuse because of their helpless states. Every elderly person has the right to be in a loving environment with the best of care and respect. Many older individuals have helped other people throughout their lives and have made the world a better place in which reside. They deserve all the respect and care that one can give them but when this is not the case, Segal & Lax’s Manhattan nursing home abuse lawyers can help you seek legal action.
Call 800-SMART-LAW and tell us about your case of elder abuse during a free consultation.
How to Identify Nursing Home Abuse
Many families are no longer able to care for their elderly loved one and, therefore, they place that individual in a nursing home. Some nursing homes provide the best of care and offer a kind and nurturing environment for the person. If this is not the case for your loved one, however, legal action can be taken. Even though it would be ideal for all nursing homes to give the appropriate care, sadly there are many who would take advantage of the elderly through neglect or abuse. There are numerous nursing homes that abuse and mistreat seniors or other patients. Nursing home abuse can come in various forms and is not always evident.
Some common signs of elder abuse include:
- Bruising from various falls
- Bed sores
- Verbal abuse
- Intentional assault
- Malnutrition / starvation
- Excessive or over medicating
- Wandering outside facility without supervision
- Wrongful death
Because it is hard to recognize, a competent Manhattan personal injury lawyer can aggressively defend senior citizens' humanitarian and legal rights. You deserve an attorney that will thoroughly investigate the abuse claims and prepare a strong case. At Segal & Lax, thousands of clients have trusted our firm to help them achieve justice for their loved ones.
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Attorney Mark S. Segal, Esq. and his legal staff has been practicing law for more than 20 years and has experience with all forms of nursing home abuse cases. With care and dedication, our firm can provide you with individual and personal attention to your needs during the handling of your loved one's personal injury claim.
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