When Nursing Homes Do More Harm Than Good
Nursing home neglect is a growing problem in our country. An increasing number of elderly residents are suffering from pressure ulcers (bed sores), infections, falls and emotional abuse. It is a sad and angering situation when you trust a facility to care for your mother or father, and the nursing home does more harm than good.
At The Law Offices of Brian Timothy Meyers, our lawyers believe that senior citizens deserve the best care possible toward the end of their lives. For strong representation in a nursing home neglect lawsuit, call us in Kansas City at 816.318.7174.
Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Is a Serious Problem in the U.S.
Nursing home neglect or abuse, particularly in long-term care facilities, has become a serious problem in the U.S. In 2004, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received 11,471 reports of alleged elder abuse and neglect. Of these, over half were confirmed. Reports involved all major types of abuse, including:
- Physical neglect, such as lack of supervision
- Emotional neglect
- Emotional abuse, such as threats or menacing conduct
- Physical abuse resulting in physical injury
- Financial exploitation, such as unlawfully appropriating money or property
- Financial neglect
- Mental disability
Call our knowledgeable attorneys at 816.318.7174 or contact us online. We will stand up to the abusers and seek justice for your loved one. You pay no legal fees unless we obtain a successful settlement or judgment for you.