When loved ones are placed in a position of care in a nursing home, the expectation is that they will be living in comfort and ease. However, sometimes it is apparent that nursing home residents are not receiving the care that they were promised. If you have placed a member of your family in a nursing home and medical professionals or staff members are neglecting their responsibilities, then you have options you can consider. Nursing home abuse is a form of medical negligence and may also give rise to claims under the elder abuse statutes. If an elderly member of your family is being abused, then there are ways to correct the situation.
Holding abusive nursing homes legally responsible takes professional knowledge and experience. Correcting the abusive care that loved ones have received requires that an attorney prove the negligence and pursue the appropriate legal remedy. The Prescott nursing home abuse attorneys at Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. has have over 39 years of experience fighting against elder abuse. You can read about one such case here.
Contact the Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. today for a free review of your case by calling (928) 778-2660.
While your loved ones should be treated with respect and dignity, sometimes, that isn’t the case. Here are some of the most common forms of nursing home neglect/abuse:
For more information about elder abuse, see the Elder Abuse Information and Training Guide on the Arizona Attorney General’s website.
If your loved one is being abused or neglected while in a nursing home, you need to hire a Prescott personal injury attorney to represent you effectively and tenaciously. In our experience, the most difficult part of nursing home abuse cases is that it gets covered up, paperwork gets changed, or stories don’t coincide. We have the experience to get to the bottom of the story, determine where lies are being told, and do everything we can to get you results.
Oftentimes, these cases require litigation and depositions to determine who was truly at fault. Our team commits to each and every one of our clients with gusto. We don’t give up getting our clients the fair compensation for the injustices against them.
Contact our Prescott nursing home abuse lawyers today to schedule a free consultation. We can review your case and then we offer our services on a contingency fee basis that means that we don’t collect anything unless we win a cash award or a settlement for you and your family members. Contact us today by filling out the form on this page or calling (928) 778-2660. We proudly serve clients in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Cottonwood, Chino Valley, Sedona, and the surrounding areas.