One of the hardest choices a person has to make is to put a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility. When you do that, we know that you do your best to ensure they are well cared for. Unfortunately, you may need a Toledo nursing home abuse attorney.
At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, you can count on us to get to the bottom of what happened if your loved one has been abused. We will work to secure the compensation that is needed to remedy this situation.
When you have to put a loved one in a nursing home or an assisted living facility because their needs have become too much to handle on your own, please ensure that you check on them regularly. While the vast majority of nursing homes and nursing home staff are compassionate and do their jobs well, there are far too many cases of abuse.
When you visit your loved one, please be on the lookout for certain signs and symptoms that something may be wrong. What do we mean by this?
Elder abuse us woefully understudied in the United States, but we can turn to the CDC for a description of what it is. They say that elder abuse is “an act or failure to act that causes or creates risk of harm to an older adult.”
Elder abuse can happen in many forms and is both physical and non-physical.
We know that you never thought you would be going through this, but we want to help. At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, we are dedicated to standing up for those who have been abused or neglected in a nursing home. Our team will get to the bottom of what happened, leaving no stone unturned. We want to ensure that you and your loved one get the compensation you need. This can include: