Nursing Home Neglect

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Nursing Home Neglect2018-10-16T15:38:13+00:00

You will find many law firms advertising the services of home neglect cases, but you will find few working on them. It is difficult to pursue these cases because of their medical nature, hence making them lack critical damage. At Dito Law,  a New York personal injury law firm has the resources and skills to give you the compensation you deserve. That is why you need to come to us and we guarantee you the justice you deserve.

At Dito Law we believe that we are one of the best among other attorneys in New York when it comes to Elder Abuse and Neglect. Due to changes in our governing laws and rules of evidence, many attorneys find it difficult to deal with home neglect cases. It’s not enough work for the attorneys to send off a letter to a nursing home and try to settle. In many cases, lawyers are required to get the services of experts and litigate these home nursing cases for mediation in order these cases to be resolved. Also it is wise and vital for you to ask an attorney you approach about how many nursing home neglect cases he/she has worked on. In reality, many will dodge this question because they know they have handled few.

The home neglect cases have become tough to peruse. It doesn’t matter the lawyer you chose but make sure they have the necessary experience in nursing home. It is our responsibility to protect the elderly because they cannot do that on their own. In addition, e share the blame if we let nursing home to continue neglecting the elderly.

Today’s busy lifestyle and demanding schedules have forced many families to admit their aged parents and relatives into nursing homes and assisted facilities. However, one should never be ignorant of the fact that certain homes neglect the inmates to the extent that it hurts the life of the inmates. Furthermore, be informed that we are a reputed nursing home negligence attorneys who can plead legal action at the court of law against such perpetrators and get victims suitably compensated for the trauma they have been put through. And also no matter what big promises the assisted living facilities claim to provide inmates at the time of admission, it is your responsibility to watch out for any sign of abuse and report them immediately to us.

To make sure that victims receive justice and appropriate compensation, also it is essential that you visit our offices in New York. There are many ways, and we will be able to assist you with the case. First of all, we will register a case against the nursing home for elder abuse and thereafter will prepare all the documents necessary to present before the court of law. During this period, the elder abuse attorney in Staten Island, NY Personal Injury Attorney may perform independent investigations on the nursing home and the custodians responsible for the health and welfare of the inmates. We may also interact with the victim to gather more information, but only if medical professionals permit us to do so in the event, it is a severe case of abuse. We will also schedule suitable dates for the hearing and prepare for the court proceedings.

There are many types of negligence cases that the elders may experience;

Personal hygiene neglect: In such cases, elders do not receive proper care, also brushing their teeth, laundry, bathing or ignorance of other forms of hygiene practices.

Emotional neglect: when elders are left alone and are repeatedly ignored by the nursing staff.

Neglect of basic needs: like food clothing, also water or a safe and clean environment.

Medical neglect: when the nursing home neglects to provide proper medications for concerns such as bed sores, fungal infections, etc.

Personal hygiene neglect: In such cases, elders do not receive proper care; also brushing their teeth, laundry, bathing or ignorance of other forms of hygiene practices.

Emotional neglect: when elders are left alone and are repeatedly ignored by the nursing staff.

Neglect of basic needs: like food clothing, water or a safe and clean environment.

Medical neglect: when the nursing home neglects to provide proper medications for concerns such as bed sores, fungal infections, etc.

When a senior is neglected they show some signs of negligence. Few of which have been mentioned below:

    • Mobility concerns
    • Sudden weight loss
    • Bedsores, or pressure ulcers
    • Symptoms of malnutrition or dehydration
    • Injuries from nursing home falls
    • Unusual elder’s behavior
    • Smells of urine or feces
    • Hair uncleaned or washed
    • Lack of communication with the other nursing home residents

Staten Island, NY Personal Injury Attorney can help to make sure that the patient gets fairly compensated for their abuse, negligence, expenses, and suffering.





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