If your loved one in a nursing facility is showing signs of abuse or neglect, you may not know what to do – and you probably have a lot of questions. Below is a list of frequently asked questions and answers about how to detect nursing home abuse, what to do about it and how our attorneys can help you.
The caring nursing home abuse attorneys at O’Connor, Acciani & Levy have decades of experience fighting for the rights of nursing home residents, and we have helped our clients obtain millions of dollars in compensation for the pain and suffering they have endured. We can evaluate your case and handle all the details on your loved one’s behalf, so you can focus on helping your loved one recover.
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Nursing home abuse or elder abuse occurs when nursing home staff members:
Nursing home residents may be quiet and not openly communicate their suffering to others. That is why it is so important to visit your loved one on a regular basis and:
If you suspect that there may be a problem with how the facility is treating your loved one, it is in your best interest to call a law firm whose attorneys have years of experience handling nursing home abuse cases. Our skilled legal team is ready to evaluate your case and fight for your loved one’s right to compensation.
A resident is being neglected if the nursing home’s staff is not making sure the resident is receiving the appropriate:
Signs and symptoms that may indicate a resident is being neglected include:
Every nursing facility is legally bound to serve every resident with his or her basic needs every day. Neglecting to provide the resident with his or her essential needs can negatively impact the resident’s health and well-being.
Contact our team today if you believe your loved one is experiencing nursing home neglect or abuse, and an experienced attorney will review your case with you. We offer a free consultation, and we do not charge any fees unless we are able to help your loved one obtain compensation for what he or she has suffered.
If you suspect nursing home abuse, you should immediately report it. There are several resources for filing a complaint of nursing home abuse or neglect in Ohio, including the following:
In addition to filing a complaint, you may wish to discuss with your loved one whether to move to a different nursing facility that may provide better treatment.
Next, contact the law offices of O’Connor, Acciani & Levy for a free consultation. We will listen to your claim and determine whether you have a valid case of abuse or neglect. If so, we can handle all the details for you while you help your loved one decide how to move forward.
Many federal and state laws govern nursing homes, but administering those laws and holding nursing homes accountable for poor care must be done through the state courts. That is why a successful law firm like ours can help. We know how to:
Nursing home abuse and neglect break several federal and state laws, including Ohio Code Sections 3721.10 – 3721.18 and the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42 (Public Health), Sections 483.13 and 483.15.
However, nursing homes have lawyers who are ready to defend the best interests of the facility. You too should have lawyers who will do everything possible for your loved one. Our law firm will fight for your loved one’s right to maximum compensation and will not settle for less than what your loved one is owed.
Our legal team has experience handling cases like yours, and we know how to deal with the nursing home and proceed with your case on your loved one’s behalf.
The victim of nursing home abuse may seek to recover compensation from the nursing facility for:
Some of the factors that will be considered when evaluating your loved one’s harm and injuries include:
The knowledgeable lawyers at O’Connor, Acciani & Levy can hire medical experts to evaluate your loved one’s medical condition. We also have financial experts who can evaluate your loved one’s losses to determine an accurate monetary value. This way, we can prove the compensation that is owed to your loved one for what he or she has suffered at the hands of the nursing home staff.
Families and personal representatives want to know where to turn and who can help when their loved one is suffering from nursing home abuse or neglect. The Cincinnati nursing home abuse attorneys at O’Connor, Acciani & Levy are ready to help evaluate your claim and fight for your loved one’s right to compensation and justice for what he or she has endured.
Our Cincinnati personal injury attorneys have many years of experience helping our clients obtain millions of dollars in compensation for their injuries and the harm they have endured. If your loved one has a valid case against his or her nursing facility, we will take care of all the details for you so you and your loved one can focus on healing from this traumatic situation.
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