When you are making the decision to put a loved one in a nursing home, you should never have to worry about them being mistreated. Unfortunately, there are times when nursing home employees cause harm to elderly residents. The goal of Nichols Law Group is to hold perpetrators of nursing home abuse accountable for their actions. Call our Portland nursing home abuse attorneys today if you suspect your loved one has been abused.
When you are trying to care for your elderly loved one in a nursing home, let an attorney with more than 35 years of experience help you.
Your Portland nursing home abuse attorney will be your loved one’s advocate. They will work with law enforcement and other regulatory agencies to thoroughly investigate what happened. Your attorney will be responsible for:
There are various types of abuse and neglect that can happen in a nursing home. This includes:
According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), around 1 in every 10 Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some form of elder abuse. It is vital that family members and friends of those in nursing homes lookout for the following signs and symptoms that could indicate abuse or neglect:
If you have discovered that your loved one has been abused or neglected in a nursing home, contact an attorney as soon as possible. The team at Nichols Law Group is ready to investigate what happened in this case so we can secure compensation on behalf of your loved one. This can include:
When you need a Portland nursing home abuse attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.