We will always try and do as much as possible for elderly loved ones. However, there are situations that you can’t avoid, and a nursing home is unavoidable. When that time comes, the last thing you want to worry about is the potential for an injury at the nursing home.
Injuries can occur due to falls, trips, or slips, but some injuries may occur due to neglect or elder abuse. If you believe that your loved one’s injuries are not due to a pure accident, take note of some of the most common signs of nursing home injuries that are caused by abuse:
- Bed sores or other injuries that occur in patients who are bed-ridden
- Injuries that occur in a patient who is bed-bound
- Bone Fractures
- Head Trauma
- Dehydration or malnutrition
- Severe Infections
- Bruising and Bleeding
- Wrongful Death
Some of these injuries can be single, isolated accidents. However, can have long-lasting effects, which can cause severe psychological or physical harm to a person. Staff members who abuse or neglect residents are doing the exact opposite of their job entrust them to do and can be held accountable for their actions.
CONTACT A FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY
If you suspect a friend, family member, or loved one is being or has been abused in a nursing home, give us a call at (704) 887-4981.
At the Law Offices of Thomas D. Bumgardner, we have helped countless Ballantyne family members seek justice in a court. We practice personal injury and family law and have a lot of compassion for our clients.
We will aggressively fight for the rights of you and your loved ones. Contact us today for a free consultation to learn more about how we can help you get the justice that you deserve.