Nursing home abuse victims have legal rights.
Primarily, nursing home abuse involves a specific action or intentional inaction by a staff member that causes harm to one or more residents. It may take the form of psychological injury such as humiliation or isolation, rather than any physical harm.
The withholding of medicine is another non-physical form of abuse. Theft of prescription drugs by nursing home employees is often a motive behind this criminal act. Some of these cases of withholding medicine or food may result in the resident’s death.
Nursing home abuse does not have to be targeted at any one specific resident to qualify as abusive or injurious. The injuries may be the result of a consistent pattern of neglect, abusive behavior, or threats to the nursing home’s overall patient population.
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Every nursing home abuse victim has the right to see that the law is applied fairly to all, not only to big companies with their own legal teams or to insurance companies. At the law offices of Maxwell Murphy, we will be honest with you about your case, your legal options, and how we can help.
If you or a loved one was injured as a result of nursing home abuse, don’t hesitate to contact the law firm of Maxwell Murphy at (716) 885-1300 or toll-free at (877) 870-0997. Of course, you can also call or text Dan Lukasik any time, day or night, on my cell phone at (716) 913-6309.