Nursing home abuse and neglect of the elderly is devastating both physically and emotionally to the victim and their family. No person deserves to suffer at the hands of another, especially at the hands of their caregiver. If you or a loved one have been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect and have questions about your rights, you need the experience of a qualified Riverside personal injury attorney.
Our Inland Empire Law Offices specialize in abuse and neglect cases taking place in nursing homes under-qualified and unqualified caregivers. Whether you or your family member have suffered from physical, verbal, or emotional abuse and neglect, we have the expertise to represent you and your family.
Nursing home abuse and neglect can manifest itself in many forms and all violate the rights of the individual being cared for. Some of the signs of nursing home abuse are:
Assault and battery
Sexual assault and battery
Unreasonable physical restraint
Prolonged or continual deprivation of food or water
Use of a physical or chemical restraint or psychotropic drug for any purpose not consistent with that authorized by a physician
Displays humiliating, insulting, frightening, threatening, or ignoring behavior towards family and friends
Wants to be isolated from other people
Nursing home neglect includes:
Physical neglect: disregard for the necessities of daily living
Medical neglect: lack of care for existing medical problems
Failure to prevent dehydration, malnutrition, and bedsores
Failure to assist in personal hygiene, or in the provision of food, clothing, or shelter
Unsanitary and unclean conditions
Failure to protect from health and safety hazards
Poor access to medical services
Your elderly family member deserves the same respect and dignity afforded to all people. If you have witnessed or suspect signs of elderly abuse and neglect in a nursing home environment, you need an Inland Empire nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer to explain your rights.
Our Riverside elder abuse attorney has 14 years of experience and will provide you with passionate, quality legal representation. Let us put our expertise and dedication to work for you and your family. Our Riverside abuse and neglect attorney we can work to get your family monetary compensation to pay for medical bills, treatment, pain and suffering.
Contact our law firm now, there is no charge for your consultation and we will listen to your case. We will keep you informed of significant developments and provide legal services promptly and professionally. You and your loved ones deserve to have your rights protected by a professional. Hanson & Mouri Personal Injury Attorneys can work to make your family whole again.
Our law office serves Riverside, Corona, Norco, Temecula, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, Hemet, Banning, Beaumont, Moreno Valley, & Calimesa.