Nursing Home Abuse
It is hard to envision anyone intentionally hurting a helpless elderly individual. Especially a health care professional entrusted with caring for the elderly. Unfortunately nursing home abuse is very real. Nursing homes promise families that their elderly loved ones will be treated with dignity, respect, and the utmost care. Only to find out later their family member has been abused and mistreated. The nursing home malpractice attorneys at Duke Burleson & Associates provide years of courtroom experience to those families and individuals who have been injured or abused while entrusted to a nursing home.
At Duke Burleson & Associates we understand the hardships caused by a healthcare professional’s careless decisions. The attorneys at Duke Burleson & Associates can help with the issues of medical bills, disability, and many other difficult situations.Indicators of Nursing Home Abuse
If you believe a loved one is suffering nursing home abuse they may be entitled to compensation. Nursing home abuse is not always obvious on the surface. Some signs of abuse may be:
- Uncooperative/Evasive Staff Members
- Refusal to Allow You Access to Certain Areas
- Health Deterioration
- Unexplained Stress or Anxiety
- Social Withdraw
- Excessive Medication
Nursing home abuse can result in civil liability against the facility as well as felony criminal charges being brought against the abuser.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse the attorneys at Duke Burleson & Associates may be able to recover damages on your behalf. This may include compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost income. Let the nursing home attorneys at Duke Burleson & Associates get to work for you.