Woonsocket RI, Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
Rhode Island Nursing Home Neglect
Neglect in a nursing home includes lack of basic care for a resident that causes harm or injuries. Nursing home neglect includes but is not limited to:
- Failure to keep a resident in a sanitary and clean environment.
- Lack of incontinence care
- Ignoring resident requests
- Leaving a resident unsupervised leading to a fall
- Neglect of injuries or illness
- Missed medication doses, wrong medication
- Lack of personal hygiene care, bathing, dental care
- Inadequate nutrition or lack of support while eating
- Neglect of hydration needs
In Woonsocket, Rhode Island, nursing home neglect isn’t always intentional but isn’t excused as an accident. Facilities that are short-staffed, or trying to reduce expenses and overhead costs often create conditions where neglect is commonplace. Attorneys with expertise in neglect practice areas can help victims seek compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Statute of limitations apply to Providence, RI injury cases and this includes neglect. Contact a lawyer as soon as possible to avoid delays that may invalidate your case.
Offering a free case evaluation, requiring no legal fee until the case is won, and with the staff and resources required to handle complicated cases, Marasco & Nesselbush is the first choice for Woonsocket, RI injury victims. Call Now (401) 443-2999.
Elderly Emotional Abuse Woonsocket Attorneys
Emotional abuse may be the most difficult of nursing home practice areas to prove. Emotional abuse is hard to document, often goes unreported, and may leave no sign of injury.
Emotional abuse includes but is not limited to:
- Name calling
Regardless of the difficulty, emotional distress caused by abuse has a damaging effect on the victim. Unlike an accident or fall, it leaves no physical scars but the pain can be long-lasting and negatively impact the physical health of the victim. Personal injury law permits compensation for emotional trauma to recover the damages involved in recovery. Lawyers with experience in these practice areas can help.
The law offices of Marasco & Nesselbush are accident attorneys who focus on cases involving abuse and neglect in care facilities. For questions regarding a Woonsocket nursing home abuse case, contact the award-winning law firm of Marasco & Nesselbush at (401) 443-2999.