Of all the nursing home abuse and neglect cases we’ve encountered in NY state, the most tragic have involved physical or sexual abuse. There is absolutely no justification possible for these sickening acts.
If you suspect your loved one is being abused or neglected in their nursing home, contact Banville Law to find a nursing home neglect attorney near me.
Often the abused patient isn’t able to speak up about their abuse. Knowing the signs of abuse may help identify a situation that needs to be changed:
Physical and sexual abuse in nursing homes is known to be under-reported. We know the following scenarios increase the risk of nursing home physical and sexual abuse:
If a loved one exhibits any of the above signs of abuse, contact a New York elder abuse lawyer immediately. An attorney experienced in elder law and these types of situations can provide valuable guidance on how to proceed, which may involve a nursing home abuse lawsuit.
The attorneys at Banville Law have worked to protect victims from physical or sexual abuse for years. We understand the trauma a situation like this can cause. It’s very important however to act quickly to stop the abuse and to preserve and document the evidence of abuse.
We urge you to report any suspected abuse right away. If you are suspicious that a loved one has been a victim, contact us.
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