The decision to entrust an elderly loved one to a nursing home or other assisted living facility can be emotionally trying for many people. You hope that your family member will receive the care and attention that he or she deserves by highly trained and committed individuals.
Sadly, however, not every nursing home resident has such an experience. Studies have found that approximately 30% of all nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are cited for abuse. When the institutions entrusted with caring for the aging and vulnerable members of our population treat their residents with such a disgraceful lack of care, it is important to hold them responsible for the injuries they have caused.
For assistance with a nursing home abuse or neglect case, contact the New York City nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys of Orlow, Orlow & Orlow, P.C. today to discuss your situation with our experienced personal injury attorneys.
Nursing home negligence can come in many forms, and can affect residents emotionally, socially, and physically. Regardless of the type of abuse taking place, it is important to contact a legal professional immediately with any instances of negligence in order to stop that facility from harming more innocent residents.
The New York City nursing home neglect attorneys of Orlow, Orlow & Orlow, P.C. are have experience working with a variety of situations and can provide you with the representation you need in nursing home abuse situations including:
- Physical or sexual abuse
- Bed sores
- Medication errors
- Falls / improper support
- Broken bones