The average age of residents in Michigan is increasing and this has lead to an increase in the amount of elderly care neglect and mistreatment. It has become a significant issue over the last few years. The facilities which are usually rather expensive are simply not giving their patients the attention they require. An attorney at our office can help you if you yourself have been a victim of a nursing home neglect or abuse or you someone you know has been neglected. The most common injuries or signals of abuse include multiple sores, broken bones, physical abuse, and overall lack of adequate of care.
Our Lansing personal injury lawyers at The Clark Law Office realize that a substantial amount of resources are required when proving a serious allegation related to nursing care. We will conduct an initial investigation to retain all important evidence and get a clear picture of the surroundings in the case. We also work closely with experts who carry high credibility within their fields to strengthen your case. Nursing homes and facilities are responsible for providing a safe environment according to federal statutes. We can ensure all the appropriate regulations are being followed and that the owners and employees are held accountable for their actions.
We find that many cases of nursing home abuse and neglect are caused by greed on behalf of the facility in question. By trying to increase profits and revenue, these nursing care facilities don’t provide adequate care for their patients because they’re too busy pursuing more money making schemes. Whether the abuse or neglect is caused from understaffing or some other reason, they should be held accountable for their inappropriate actions and you should receive a fair monetary compensation.
The mistreatment and neglect of elderly residents should not be tolerated and is completely inexcusable. We will protect your rights and aggressively fight on your behalf. If you feel that a loved one might be a victim of abusive behavior, you should not hesitate to give us a call. We understand the importance of such nursing care issues and will work fast to find you the best solution possible. It may hard to believe trusted care can abuse and neglect their patients, but it happens every day in all states across the country. Don’t let yourself or a loved one lose their legal rights, give us a call for a free consultation at (517) 347-6900 to discuss your case.