Nursing Home Abuse
Santa Fe, New Mexico Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys
When our elderly family and friends medical needs become too great for non-medical professionals to handle, they may be placed in a nursing home. In these facilities, they will receive the medical care they need while also preserving their emotional and social needs.
By placing our loved ones in elderly care facilities, we expect that the employees have the necessary training to provide for their physical and medical needs. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.
Nursing Home Abuse
Each year, thousands of nursing home patients are abused physically, verbally, or sexually, and many patients will not report their abusers. If you suspect that your loved one is enduring nursing home abuse, here are some warning signs to be aware of:
- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Battery
- Forces Seclusion
- Over/Under Medicating
- Visible Wounds, Cuts, Bruising
- Food/Water Deprivation
- Unnecessary Physical Restraint or Unauthorized Psychological Medication
- Slapping, Kicking, Shaking
- Unhygienic Living Conditions
- Dangerous Living Conditions
- Unexplained Infections
- Lack of Access to Medical Services
- Unexplained Reclusion
- Unusual Behavior
- Aggressive Behavior toward Family/Friends
If your loved one is showing signs of abuse or neglect in their care facility, it is crucial to seek the legal advice and representation of an experienced nursing home abuse attorney such as those at The Waggoner Legal Group.
Contact Our Skilled Santa Fe Attorneys
With over 75 years of combined experience, The Waggoner Legal Group understands the pain and frustration of knowing your loved one has been injured in a nursing home. We will fight for the justice and compensation your elder deserves and work to ensure the abuse or neglect does not continue in the home. Contact our AV-rated personal injury lawyers at The Waggoner Legal Group to discuss your loved one’s nursing home abuse claim and determine your eligibility for compensation.
Call: (505) 750-2992 (local) or (888) 652-8639 (toll free) today for the legal advice and representation you need for your Santa Fe, New Mexico nursing home abuse claim!