Nursing Home Abuse

Trusted Advice from Jonesboro Injury Attorneys

When you've trusted the care of a loved one or family member to a skilled nursing or assisted living facility, you never expect the worse. Unfortunately, there are times when profit comes before patients, and neglect or abuse does happen. In these cases, the personal injury attorneys at Ford & Cook, PLC can fight diligently for the rights of your loved ones, taking the burden of legal issues off of your mind while you focus on grieving or recovery.

How Can I File a Claim?

When you learn of abuse, make sure to report it immediately. Oftentimes, patients aren't able to articulate a problem and it is important that you can spot the signs. Unexplained injuries or bruising, an unkempt appearance, unclean facilities, or inattentive staff can all be symptoms of serious problems. Contact law enforcement, government regulatory agencies, and an experienced injury attorney immediately for help.

Nursing home abuse claims can include:

  • Mistreatment
  • Neglect
  • Willful harm
  • Unintentional suffering from lack of training
  • Ignoring a patient's needs

Though nothing can make up for harm sustained from abuse or neglect, a lawsuit may help compensate your family for your pain and suffering and help recover the costs of medical fees. Whether your loved one is the victim of abuse or you have a wrongful death case, we are here to help you and your family through this difficult time.

Compassionate Legal Service

Learning of nursing home abuse can be devastating. Our firm is dedicated to representing you or your loved one's rights to the fullest extent of the law. Abuse and neglect cases are matters of public safety, and filing a claim may not only help your family financially, but can also serve as a warning for other institutions that may be prone to similar mistreatment in the future.

Contact our attorneys for the representation you need. We offer confidential consultations to get your case started.