Man sitting in a wheelchair while staring out the window at a neglectful nursing home

Patients of nursing homes and other assisted care facilities can suffer severe injuries as a result of neglect, negligence, or physical abuse. Often this can occur without any knowledge to the family as the patient is usually unable to express the neglect to their family. It is important to look into nursing home neglect as soon as it is suspected as the patient can wind up severely injured, the evidence can disappear or the neglecting worker could change jobs.

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is a distressing reality that affects some of the most vulnerable members of our society. This form of abuse encompasses a range of harmful behaviors, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse, and financial exploitation. Residents may experience injuries, psychological trauma, and a profound sense of helplessness. This abuse often goes unreported due to fear or inability to communicate, making it a critical issue that demands attention. Raising awareness and understanding the signs of abuse are essential steps in safeguarding the well-being of nursing home residents.

Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home neglect, while different from outright abuse, is equally damaging. It refers to the failure of a care facility to provide adequate and necessary care to its residents. This neglect can manifest in various forms such as poor living conditions, inadequate medical attention, malnutrition, or lack of personal hygiene care. The consequences of neglect can be severe, leading to health complications, emotional distress, and in extreme cases, death. Recognizing the signs of neglect is vital for the protection and advocacy of nursing home residents’ rights and well-being.

How The Saul Law Firm Can Help

At The Saul Law Firm, we are deeply committed to supporting victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. Our team, experienced in elder law, understands the complexities and sensitive nature of these cases. We offer comprehensive legal services, including thorough investigations of claims and robust representation in court. Our commitment extends beyond mere legal assistance; we strive to provide empathy and guidance to our clients and their families during challenging times. By holding nursing homes accountable and fighting for fair compensation, we are dedicated to upholding the dignity and rights of the elderly, ensuring that justice is served.

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

The attorneys at The Saul Law Firm, LLP have handled many nursing home neglect cases and have recovered substantial money for their clients. If you or a loved one has been the subject of nursing home neglect, call us immediately to protect your rights.

The Saul Law Firm, LLP helps clients with nursing home abuse & nursing home neglect matters throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens, Brooklyn, New York City, the Bronx, Staten Island, and Westchester County.