Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes — It Happens, Watch Out For These Big Signs
If you or someone you know has a loved one in a nursing home right now, it‘s important to stay alert — because you might not expect the level of neglect or abuse that can occur when you’re not looking. Here’s what we’re talking about: Death; Serious bodily injury such as stroke or paralysis; Severe pain and suffering; Medical negligence. If an elderly person you know suffered or passed away from any of the above while residing in a nursing home, you may be able to file a nursing home abuse lawsuit on their behalf. Death, serious bodily injury and significant pain and suffering may happen for a variety of reasons, including medical negligence — i.e., nurses or staff not calling doctors in when they are so desperately needed.