It costs nothing to find out if you are entitled to monetary compensation. We advance the expenses and obtain experts where needed. If you feel that you or your loved one has been injured as a result of mistreatment, neglect or abuse in a skilled nursing facility, residential care facility or a hospital, please contact us.
These are all signs of Massachusetts Nursing Home Neglect: A Nursing Home resident develops pressure sores or bed sores. Another Nursing Home resident sustains an injury resulting in the need for emergency room treatment or hospitalization. A Nursing Home resident requires emergency room treatment or hospitalization and does not receive it or does not receive it in a timely manner. Any occurrence of a broken bone, especially a fractured hip. Any injury or death sustained during, or shortly after, an episode of wandering. The most common types of neglect and abuse are malnutrition, dehydration, pressure sores, infections, falls, and burns.
Nursing Home Abuse can includes: Assault, Battery, Sexual Assault, Sexual Battery, Rape, unreasonable physical constraint, or prolonged or continual deprivation of food or water. It is also abuse to use a physical or chemical restraint or psychotropic medication for any purpose not consistent with that authorized by the physician.
In fact, negligence and abuse in nursing homes has become unfortunately become common. Nursing homes are cited with violations of state and federal law on a daily basis, and vulnerable elders will continue to be helpless victims of widespread neglect. Statistics indicate that the neglect and abuse will not only continue, but will increase. These injuries are often caused by understaffing, poor training or dissatisfaction by the nursing homes employees.
Our Firm holds the record for the largest Jury Verdict for Nursing Home Abuse in the State of Massachusetts. Our client received a Jury Award of $2.5 Million for a Sexual Assault. Another client recently obtained a $14 Million Verdict for Nursing Home Neglect resulting in Wrongful Death. We have litigated against the largest National Nursing Home chains and won. We have a 100% Record of success for the cases we file suit or Arbitration on.