Nursing Home Abuse
There are few things worse than learning that someone you love has been injured or killed after suffering abuse or neglect from the nursing home facility you chose to care for them.
The Charlotte nursing home abuse attorneys at The Nye Law Group understand your pain and frustration and can help you determine if you have grounds to file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. Our accomplished team has recovered multiple verdicts and settlements for victims of nursing home abuse. We are committed to fighting for the rights of the elderly and helping them get justice. Schedule a free, no obligation consultation today to discuss your loved one’s situation. We work on a contingency fee basis and charge you nothing unless we recover compensation for you.
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The Nye Law Group has a strong record of recovering compensation in nursing home abuse cases, including:
With every case we accept, we dedicate our time and resources to taking on negligent individuals and healthcare providers who have caused harm to an innocent individual. We do this by:
Nursing homes may try to hide any errors or mistakes that could have harmed your loved one. Our Charlotte nursing home abuse attorneys are experienced in investigating these types of claims and uncovering any wrongdoing on behalf of the nursing home or its staff. If they have caused your loved one harm, we will work to hold them accountable.
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If it can be proven that a nursing home or one of its employees acted negligently or intentionally in causing your loved one harm, it may be possible to hold them accountable. Some situations in which it may be possible to hold a nursing home liable include:
No matter your situation, our Charlotte nursing home abuse attorneys will investigate the situation surrounding your loved one’s injuries to determine the exact cause and who should be held liable.
In North Carolina, vulnerable adults such as those living in nursing homes are protected from abuse and neglect by the Protection of Abused, Neglected or Exploited Disabled Adult Act.
Under this act, abuse is defined as the willful infliction of physical pain, injury or mental suffering; unreasonable confinement; or willful denial of an elderly individual of services that are necessary for maintaining mental and physical health. This can include:
These are some of the most common forms of abuse and neglect nursing home residents experience, however, it is not a comprehensive list. If you suspect your loved one is being abused or neglected, do not hesitate to report it and contact our Charlotte nursing home abuse attorneys to learn more about your legal options.
Find out if you have a case by calling 855-856-4212.
Nursing home abuse and neglect can sometimes be difficult to detect. When visiting a loved one in a nursing home, you should always look for these warning signs of abuse or neglect:
If you suspect that something is wrong or are unsure about why your loved one is acting in a certain way, you should not hesitate to tell management. If they cannot provide an acceptable response or if nothing changes, you should alert the proper authorities to a possibility of neglect or abuse.
If your loved one has suffered physical injuries because of abuse or neglect, you should immediately call 911 and alert the nursing home staff. Your loved one’s health is the number one priority.
You should also report the abuse to one of the following services:
You should keep a detailed log of every problem you have detected on every visit to the facility. The more detail you can provide, the better.
If you have not already filed a complaint, our Charlotte nursing home abuse attorneys can walk you through the process and help make sure the proper authorities are alerted. We are here to assist you in helping protect your loved one. We will communicate directly with the nursing home and investigators on your behalf.
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If you suspect your loved one has been harmed because of the negligence or poor care of a nursing home facility, you should not hesitate to contact our Charlotte nursing home abuse attorneys as soon as possible to begin exploring your legal options.
In North Carolina, you only have three years to file a personal injury lawsuit and two years to file a Charlotte wrongful death lawsuit. Do not miss out on your opportunity to get justice and compensation for your loved one.
Your initial consultation with our firm is always free and there is no cost for hiring our experienced attorneys. Because we work on a contingency fee basis, we charge no fees unless you recover compensation.