Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Sadly, abuse at nursing homes occurs far too often against senior citizens residing under the protection and care of a licensed care facility. Staff have full access to residents and may act abusively or violently towards certain residents. Abuse in nursing homes comes in a variety of forms, such as physical abuse, mental abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect. When abuse occurs, the resident often exhibits certain symptoms such as injuries, bruising, broken eyeglasses, fear toward staff, dehydration, bedsores, ulcers, and malnutrition. If you have a loved one who is a resident of a nursing home or assisted living facility, keep a watchful eye on your loved one to ensure they aren’t exhibiting any symptoms of abuse.

Should you notice symptoms of abuse, immediately notify local authorities and create a report. Also, create a report with the nursing home or assisted living facility itself. Make sure to document all conversations you have with any staff and take photographs of any signs of abuse or neglect. You should also speak with an experienced nursing home abuse attorney who can assist you and your loved one, as well as advise you of what rights you may have.

At Karp Steiger, our team of attorneys has experience in helping those who are abused and neglected at nursing homes. We are able to meet you and your loved one at a location that is most convenient for you. We remain dedicated to fighting for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. If you have reason to believe a loved one is exhibiting signs of abuse or neglect, call the attorneys at Karp Steiger at 216-358-OHIO for a risk free case consultation.

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