Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers in Hammond
Each year, families are faced with a tough decision to place their loved ones in a nursing home, assisted living facility, or residential care facility. To ensure their day to day needs are being met, family members seek the professional help of facilities operating within a safe and secure environment. These homes must offer the best care to ease the pressure of providing daily attention.
While most nursing homes and assisted living facilities provide excellent care, there are still instances where abuse and neglect take place. Often, the abuse and neglect that occurs in these nursing facilities are due to lack of attention to resident needs and poorly trained staff. In most cases, our elderly loved ones are unable to communicate their needs and experience. A lack of clear communication between our family members and the staff can result in a disregard for their greatest needs. Each day due to unsatisfactory conditions, patients fall victim to nursing home neglect and abuse.
Call a Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse Attorney in Hammond
Medical malpractice lawsuits are filed when an accident, an intentional act, or failure to act occurs within a care facility. Without question, nursing home abuse and neglect is a type of medical malpractice. Being able to recognize signs of abuse and neglect of the elderly is very important since in many cases, they are hesitant or unable to speak up on the situation. Signs of medical malpractice include unexplained injuries, depression, loss of appetite, loss or lack of mobility, physical issues due to lack of nutrition, unsanitary living conditions, and poor personal hygiene. Gordon Mckernan Injury Attorneys in Hammond believes that your elderly family member should be placed in only the best care. In the tragic event that your elderly family member has been a victim of neglect or abuse, we will fight for you!
If you suspect medical malpractice due to abuse or neglect, call The Gordon Team in Hammond today! The Get Gordon Team can help you gather evidence and answer any questions you have. Schedule a free consultation with us today. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to take your call at 985.888.8888!