Nursing home residents may suffer physical and emotional neglect. The results may be painful bedsores or other types of injuries including broken bones and even death. Some injuries caused by neglect are not as obvious. Signs of neglect include insufficient food and water and failure to properly assist residents in need of help with completing daily tasks. The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl is experienced in handling nursing home abuse cases.
This is an area of law that has recently taken on a new urgency. A major reason for the increase in nursing home litigation is the fact that the number of nursing home residents is steadily rising.
More than 90% of the nursing homes in the United States are understaffed, increasing the likelihood of neglect and abuse. Additionally, nearly one-half of all nursing home residents in this country are subject to some form of abuse.
If you or a loved one have suffered from nursing home negligence…We can help.