Errors By Nursing Home Staff Can Be Deadly
A Fact About Nursing Home Abuse
For decades, nursing homes have been plagued with reports suggesting widespread and serious maltreatment of residents, including abuse, neglect and theft of personal property.
-Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, July 18, 2002.
Seek Assistance From Knowledgeable Attorneys
When a loved one in a nursing home or other long-term care facility is injured or neglected, family members often do not know where to turn. We understand the emotions and anxiety you are feeling and can help you take action.
At The Lawrence Firm, PSC, we have decades of experience and knowledge in all types of nursing home negligence matters. With offices in Covington and Cincinnati, we represent nursing home negligence victims throughout Kentucky and Ohio.
Let us use our many years of experience to help you.
If your elderly loved one has experienced neglect or abuse in a care facility, call our Ohio or Kentucky office at 800-698-4054.
The Elderly Deserve The Best Standard Of Care
Our law firm believes that the elderly deserve respect and dignity and that their mistreatment goes beyond illegal to immoral. By terms of their state licenses, skilled care facilities are required to provide an accepted standard of care at all times. When they do not and injuries or death results, they have violated the terms of their license. Equally important is that they have violated the trust of their patients and their patients’ families.
We Take Action To Be Sure They Receive It
Do not accept excuses about lack of staff or poor training. Our lawyers take action to both rectify any substandard situation and obtain compensation for any damages suffered. We have helped people obtain justice and needed payment for additional medical treatment and other costs of an injury.
Examples Of Nursing Home Errors
Our cases include those arising from nursing home errors and abuse such as:
- Medication mistakes
- Failure to monitor patient with a history of falling
- Pressure sores (bedsores)
- Misuse of restraints
- Physical and sexual abuse
- Malnutrition and dehydration
- Failure to diagnose and treat common illnesses such as pneumonia
- Elopement (wandering off)
Our nursing home errors law firm has a nurse on staff, and has a wide network of consulting physicians and nurses who serve as experts on standards of care. Our lawyers have been handling such cases for many years.