Dunwoody Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
In recent years, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in nursing home abuse matters and a growth in the number of elderly individuals who are the hidden victims of this unfortunate matter. With each passing year, the statistics of abuse continues to increase. Today, 50% of the elderly being housed in these homes have reported instances of abuse, and 30% of nursing homes have reported mistreatment against patients.
Abusive reports from patients, staff and other individuals in nursing homes have included:
- Dehydration or malnutrition as a result of poor nutritional care of patients
- Violent patient handling or treatment
- Insufficient hygienic care
- Mental abuse or harassment
The frequency in which nursing home abuse occurs is disturbing and must be stopped. Those responsible should be held accountable for their actions, and my firm stands ready to help you file your nursing home abuse claim. Senior citizens are often unable to defend themselves because they are among society's most vulnerable and fragile individuals, which is why our firm can step up to the plate to fight on their behalf.
Nursing home abuse can take on many different forms, all of which damage the victim:
The social dynamic of the United States has begun to favor nursing homes.
The Damage of Neglect in a Nursing Home
As more men and women are placed in these seemingly safe and caring homes, it is imperative that those who witness this abuse remain vigilant and protect the elderly from this situation. My firm has a unique understanding of the laws concerning nursing home abuse claims and is prepared to assist you. One of the most common forms of nursing home abuse is neglect. Oftentimes, this is overlooked and results in the decline of general health, and sometimes even the wrongful death, of the elderly victims.
This epidemic of neglect can occur at any time, anywhere and to any elderly individual who has been entrusted to the care of a nursing home facility. My firm is equipped to address this issue immediately. When you work with me, I will help see to it that this sinister action is no longer ignored or overlooked.
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If you suspect, are the victim of, or know of nursing home abuse taking place, it is imperative that you retain the legal representation of the Law Offices of K. Douglas Cook. Take the proper steps and help prevent this injustice in our society. Protect your loved ones from suffering this underserved and unseen abuse.
As your Dunwoody personal injury lawyer, I will fight to help obtain the restitution that you deserve from the individuals who are responsible for your abuse. My extensive background in the representation of individuals with personal injury cases, such as yours, qualifies me to fight for you next.
My firm is committed to the aggressive defense and protection of the rights of abused victims. To quickly and effectively work towards the resolution of your case, contact the Law Offices of K. Douglas Cook. Help is just a phone call away.