Physical abuse of the elderly in nursing homes can be easy to detect. You should take note of any open wounds, cuts, bruises, welts, discoloration or broken bones. If the facility staff cannot give you an adequate, reasonable explanation as to what happened, you should take steps to investigate suspected elder abuse.
The attorneys at the Albany, New York, law firm of Dreyer Boyajian LLP, are ready to help you with this investigation. However, you must act quickly to preserve and gather as much evidence as possible. Contact us or call our New York nursing home physical abuse lawyers at toll free 866-292-1582 to begin the investigation.
Protecting Victims of Physical Abuse in Nursing Homes
When visiting a loved one or someone close to you who is the resident of a nursing home or assisted living facility, take note of any sudden change of behavior. If he or she cowers when certain staff members approach, that could be an indication of physical elder abuse. If you witness someone abusing your loved one or another resident, you need to take immediate action.
You need the assistance of a skilled, experienced attorney who is knowledgeable in elder abuse and neglect law. The attorneys at Dreyer Boyajian LLP, have handled many nursing home and assisted living abuse cases, and can help you through the frustrating, complex process to assure that your loved one is honored and that his or her dignity is respected in the form of full and just compensation.
We have considerable experience handling all types of nursing home abuse litigation. We know the causes of neglect or abuse and know how to make certain your loved one is fairly compensated and that the appropriate parties are held accountable. We can also help you take the necessary steps to prevent further abuse of your loved one or others.
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Contact us or call Dreyer Boyajian LLP, at toll free 866-292-1582 to speak to a member of our team of nursing home attorneys and to schedule your initial consultation.