When you entrust the care of an elderly loved one to a nursing home or hospice, you expect nothing but quality and respectful treatment. Unfortunately, there are a growing number of reported elder care and even hospice abuse cases in America. The later years of an elderly person's life are a time when he or she deserves nothing less than kind and quality care. But sometimse our elderly loved ones can face abuse and neglect by caretakers, leading to serious injuries and, in some cases, even wrongful death.
At the Berry Law Firm, we have been providing quality legal counsel and trial representation for clients throughout Nebraska since 1965. If you or a loved one is a victim of elder abuse such as physical abuse, psychological abuse, neglect or inadequate supervision, consider taking legal action. We will see to it that you are compensated for your injuries, including medical expenses and the pain and suffering you and your family have gone through.
Contact one of our hospice and nursing home injury lawyers in Lincoln for a consultation about your right to compensation.
We highly recommend that if you are starting to suspect that your elderly loved one is being abused, you take immediate action. Typical signs of elder abuse include:
Elder abuse can take many forms. Sometimes the emotional injuries are more scarring and damaging than the physical ones because they impose long-lasting harm on the mental wellbeing of an already vulnerable member of society.
Types of elder abuse that often occur in nursing homes and hospices include:
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To learn about your legal options for recovering compensation in an elder abuse case, contact an experienced trial attorney at the Berry Law Firm in Lincoln.