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Residents of nursing homes in Ohio and elsewhere can suffer abuse

NewsNursing Home Neglect   June 23, 2015

Ohio residents who entrust their loved ones to the care of professional staff in nursing homes have the right to reasonably assume that a high standard of safety and appropriate care will be maintained at the facilities. Sadly, some residents in various nursing homes throughout the nation have suffered abuse at the hands of their caregivers. Those in Ohio can take comfort in knowing that there are experienced attorneys ready to help them if such a tragedy should occur.

The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC, is dedicated to helping victims who have suffered due to a nursing home’s failure to provide quality care. Acts of negligence and abuse vary from instances of inadequate supervision of patients to actual physical harm committed by a staff member against a resident. Such actions can result in the injury, illness or even death of a nursing home resident.

Attorneys at The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm, LLC, are prepared to help you when your loved one has suffered malnutrition, bed sores, dehydration or other issues involved in negligent care or abuse. In certain circumstances, you are entitled to recover your losses pertaining to injuries, medical bills or expenses that are incurred in the aftermath of a loved one’s death. If you believe that you or your family member has suffered similar damages due to a lack of professional care at a nursing home, you might want to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys in order to seek further information about your legal rights.

Our Ohio legal team is prepared to launch a thorough investigation on your behalf with regard to allegations of nursing home neglect and/or abuse. We can help you determine which options are available to you related to filing a legal claim against a negligent or abusive party or parties. We agree that no one should have to suffer at the hands of negligent nursing care providers, and we are ready to help you defend your rights.