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Nursing Home Litigation
With the current technological advances of the 20th and 21st century, the human lifespan has dramatically increased. Along with living longer, the senior citizen population has obviously grown along with it. In many cases, families are facing the prospect of making a decision to place their elderly loved one in a nursing home facility to help care for their senior family member.
While there exists many quality nursing homes for the care of the elderly, the problem of elderly neglect and abuse continues to upset this healthcare industry. Nursing home litigation has seen an increase in the past several years. The reasons for such increases in litigation most assuredly stem from family members seeking out experienced legal counsel to assist them with such a difficult matter.
The abuse of the elderly is a very serious scenario. Most seniors are unwilling and/or unable to speak up regarding the abuse for a number of reasons. Some fear reprisal from the nursing staff of the home, removal from the nursing facility, or angering family members. Other elderly individuals may be too ill or infirmed to be able to express the case of abuse.
A well-versed nursing home litigation attorney can help ease the burden of family members who are overwhelmed with the idea of their loved one being abused. Some of the most important aspects of working with a lawyer is the fact that they can offer family members insight into what should be looked for when suspected abuse is being questioned.
An elderly family member confined to a nursing home deserves all of the kindness, dignity, and respect that are due to every other human being. A nursing home litigation attorney can provide assistance to family members who suspect abuse of their senior loved one.
We have successfully handled nursing home injury cases. Call us for a free case evaluation. Act promptly as Tennessee has a one year statute of limitation