Elder Abuse Lawyers in Madison
When an individual’s security and well-being are entrusted to a nursing home, it is expected that adequate care will be provided.
Sadly, in cases of nursing home neglect, the same organizations we depend on to care for our loved ones are actually harming them. When a person is injured as a result of the negligence of assisted living, or nursing home facility, they may be entitled to compensation.
Nursing Home Abuse is a Crime
Nursing home neglect and abuse are among the most disheartening of cases. Unfortunately, it can often go undetected as many elderly individuals do not report the neglect or abuse to authorities out of fear of retribution or simply because they have difficulty comprehending that they are being neglected.
Detecting neglect and abuse can be difficult as signs can often be subtle. Warning signs can include injuries, poor hygiene, persistent infections, malnourishment, dehydration, soiled bedding, withdrawal, or constant fear. If you detect signs that your loved one is being abused or neglected, or if you loved one has told you they are being abused or neglected, take immediate action. After contacting the authorities to document the neglect or abuse, GCL Lawyers can help ensure that your loved one receives compensation for the pain they have endured.