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Our country’s graying baby boomer generation is creating an increased demand for nursing home care. The growing number of elderly citizens who need long-term care in their later years has led to higher incidents of abuse in nursing homes and facilities.
If your loved one has suffered abuse in a nursing home abuse, he or she is entitled to make a claim to recover damages against the home’s owners and/or staff responsible for the safety of its residents. Our experienced Alabama nursing home abuse lawyers can provide skilled and compassionate care throughout your claim.
Elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes are often attributed to:
These statistics display the shocking extent of the abuse of the elderly in our nation’s care facilities:
Studies have shown that nursing home patients who receive few visits are more likely to be neglected or abused. By visiting your loved one frequently without advance warning to the staff, you will be better able to observe if anything is amiss that might indicate neglect or abuse. If you suspect neglect or abuse, consulting a nursing home neglect lawyer can provide guidance and help protect your loved one’s rights and well-being.
Look for these signs when visiting your loved ones in a nursing or care home:
Many elderly people fail to report abuse because they fear retaliation or because they are cognitively impaired and unable to communicate. If you observe any of these signs of possible abuse, report them to Senior Protective Services and consult a nursing home abuse attorney.
Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana is an excellent resource for information, advice, and legal representation to assist victims and families of nursing home abuse. We are deeply committed to preserving the dignity and well-being of the older members of our state and community and are passionate about holding nursing home facilities accountable for failing to offer proper care to its residents.
”This law firm has been nothing less than a delight to be associated with. Randall Caldwell and his team have been hard at work on my case since I first came to them for help. In the meantime, every legal matter I have had questions, concerns, or needed any repressentation with, they have not hesitated to step out of their normal proceedings to help their client. Deborah and Jackie have been EXTREMELY helpful during all of this. Deborah has gone beyond helpful, postponing her schedule to work on urgent matters of mine. Any time I go to the office, the staff is friendly and professional and everyone always speaks to me. It’s very refreshing to always feel so welcome. My appreciation for this law firm and associates can not be expressed in words. I trust all of these people here and recommend them to everyone.” – Shelby Godwin (Google Review)