Overmedicating Nursing Home Residents – a Major Concern

30-Jun-2015
After a government report was issued, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) issued a press release about how the overmedication of nursing home residents was troubling. The HHS said that with 46 million beneficiaries, any issue that faces Medicare is a cause for concern. According ...
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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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One of the greatest tragedies in our country today is the ever-increasing number of reported elder abuse cases. Texas Governor Rick Perry has sought to raise awareness of this dangerous, and even deadly, problem, and the month of May has now been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Prevention Month. Elderly people are at the greatest risk for abuse because they are often unable to stand up for themselves and their desires. If you have placed your elderly loved one in a nursing home or healthcare facility, and you suspect that they are suffering from some type of abuse, you must take action immediately to protect their wellbeing and their vitality.

At Mathur Law Offices, you will find a legal team that is committed to protecting the rights and preserving the rights of elderly people who are the victims of abuse. The firm has been handling these cases for more than 15 years, and their legal team is highly experienced in how to seek justice in elder abuse cases. There are many different forms and ways that abuse can appear, both subtle and obvious, and a Dallas nursing home abuse attorney can help you gather the evidence you need to file a claim.

Regardless of whether your loved one has suffered financial, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, you should seek the help of a qualified professional as soon as possible. The signs of nursing home abuse can include things such as poor hygiene, weight loss, bruising, and depression. If any of these conditions are present, contact a lawyer who can conduct further investigations and determine if you have the right to file a claim. You may be able to seek compensation on the behalf of your elderly loved one as well as put an end to the abusive practices of that nursing home. Call now!

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