Nursing Home Abuse
Riverside Injury Lawyers
It is emotionally draining and devastating when an elderly loved one is
the victim of abuse in a nursing home. Family members often never know
that the abuse is occurring until long after it begun. In some caes, family
members may suspect the abuse, but aren't sure how to prove it. If
you suspect that someone you love is being abused in a nursing home or
that their injuries caused the individual's death, it is very important
that you speak with a
Riverside personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Call the Law Offices of Vetchtein & Associates at (951) 530-4650.
Why Do I Need Counsel?
Dealing with the abuse or death of a loved one is very emotional, and you
want to work with someone who understands the pain and suffering you are
experiencing. A seasoned nursing home abuse attorney will know exactly
what to look for and how to collect the evidence necessary for a winning
case. The lawyers at our firm are caring and compassionate and will work
with family members to get justice for their loved ones.
Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse can take many forms. It could be that the staff is neglecting
the patient, or that they are physically abusive. Any type of abuse is
unacceptable, and family members should know what to look for.
Common signs of nursing home abuse include:
- Scratches or abrasions on the skin
- Broken bones
- Behavioral changes
- Anger or depression
- Becoming withdrawn or unresponsive
If you see any of these common indicators of nursing home abuse, it is
imperative that you speak with a personal injury attorney right away.
Based on the degree of the neglect, your lawyer cna seek appropriate compensation
from the negligent party.
Contact the dedicated and compassionate Riverside injury attorneys at our
firm for a
free case evaluation.