We Hold Nursing Homes Accountable For Abuse And Neglect
Your family members deserve the type of care they are promised when they enter a nursing home. When errors occur and they are injured, the nursing home must be held responsible.
At Goldstein & Goldstein, we have successfully pursued nursing homes for abuse and neglect issues for our clients in Cleveland. These are upsetting, complex cases and if you have questions, we have answers. Our team of attorneys is ready to listen to your story and build a plan with you to move forward.
Common Types Of Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse and neglect are unfortunately common. People across Ohio have struggled with the fallout from the dangerous behavior of nursing home personnel for a long time. Patients in nursing facilities are at risk for:
- Emotional abuse: Including verbal abuse and psychological abuse. These can be hard to detect but can lead to lasting mental trauma.
- Physical abuse: Including violence and sexual assault. These are physical dangers that can hospitalize a vulnerable person and, in some cases, become fatal.
- Financial exploitation: Including fraud and theft. Financial exploitation is when nursing home personnel work to gain their charges’ trust, to gain access to their finances.
- Neglect: This can be ignoring a person’s basic needs for clothes changes and bathing, or not providing prescription medication on the proper schedule.
Patients suffering from dangerous, abusive or neglectful conditions undergo many changes. They may become withdrawn. Formally warm, gregarious relatives can become quiet and distant. Levelheaded people may become emotional and inconsolable.
These heartbreaking situations demand aggressive legal action.
Let Us Help You Today
Our team of attorneys is ready to take your call and help you through this. Contact us today by email or call us at 216-706-9664. We will speak with you in a free consultation and pursue the nursing facility for the damage they caused.