Bedsores: A Sign of Nursing Home Abuse

24-Jun-2014
People place their loved ones in nursing homes because they believe they will receive the upmost care and comfort. When a loved one instead is the victim of nursing home abuse, the experience can be traumatic. One common sign that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse is the ...
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Making the decision to place an elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility is rarely taken lightly and is usually made to ensure that they can receive the level of attention and care they need. Unfortunately, some nursing homes provide substandard care and some caregivers are actually abusive or negligent in their treatment of elderly residents and patients. In these matters, it is crucial to find a competent attorney who can help you take legal action.

This website was created as a resource to help individuals and families across the U.S. find and compare nursing home abuse attorneys who can help them seek justice for their or their loved ones' injuries. You can also learn more about elder abuse in our Nursing Home Abuse Information Center and can read articles and blogs written by the lawyers in our directory. Armed with information and legal counsel, you can fight back against nursing home abuse and negligence.

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Kansas City Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Wendt Goss, P.C.

Do you believe that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or negligence? When a person is victimized by the wrongful actions of a nursing home staff member, such as a caretaker or a doctor, they have rights to fight back. Often, the elderly in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are too afraid or too shy to speak up and take legal action on their own; they must rely on their family members to speak to an attorney and get the help they need. In some cases, a person will fail to speak up out of fear that they may suffer even harsher consequences or abuse from the caretaker.

When a person places their loved in a nursing home, they expect to get the highest quality of healthcare for their fragile family member. While nursing home facilities usually provide this type of care, some understaffed or under-budgeted facilities are unable to provide this level of care. As a result, their residents may suffer bed sores, malnutrition, dehydration, broken bones, cuts and bruises, and even wrongful death. Don't let your family member suffer any more if they are complaining of abuse, neglect, or any other type of mistreatment in their home – talk to a Kansas City nursing home abuse lawyer right away.

At Wendt Goss, PC, the team has been voted as a Kansas and Missouri Super Lawyer for each consecutive year since 2008. They have years of experience and have been recognized by many other prestigious legal organizations. With honors from Best of the Bar, the National Trial Lawyers Association, and many others, the firm has proved that they are experienced and knowledgeable in the area of nursing home abuse law. To obtain more information about your loved one's rights, contact a Kansas City nursing home abuse attorney at Wendt Goss, P.C.

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