When we place loved ones in nursing homes, we trust that the nursing home and its staff members will attend to their needs and protect them from harm. All too often, however, residents of nursing homes are subjected to neglect and abuse, often resulting in serious injury and even wrongful death.
If someone close to you has suffered due to nursing home neglect, the attorneys at Tinley, Renehan & Dost, LLP, are here to help you explore your legal options. We are dedicated advocates for abused and neglected elders in the Waterbury area and throughout Connecticut.
Nursing home negligence has many causes, but perhaps the most prevalent cause is understaffing. When nursing homes cut corners on staffing and training, there are simply too few staff members to provide adequate care to residents. This leads to nursing home injuries, many which involve:
It is often difficult to notice warning signs of nursing home negligence, especially when the abused elder is unable to communicate. Warning signs include:
Coming forward with allegations of nursing home abuse not only protects your loved one, but can help to spare others from this same mistreatment. Our lawyers are passionate advocates for neglected elders and aggressively pursue justice and compensation for our clients.
If your loved one has suffered due to nursing home neglect, our lawyers are here to help you explore your legal options. Contact us today online or by telephone at 203.596.9030 to speak with an experienced Waterbury nursing home negligence attorney.