Nursing Home Neglect in North Carolina
Nursing home neglect and abuse are serious problems affecting thousands in Raleigh and Fayetteville nursing homes. Signs of nursing home neglect may be difficult to recognize without proper information and they are often covered-up by staff. At the law firm of Brent Adams & Associates we feel that nursing home neglect and abuse in North Carolina must be prevented. When a loved one has to go to a nursing home it's important they are treated with the best medical care, dignity and respect. Unfortunately, this does not always occur even in the best of nursing home facilities. The only way to stop nursing home abuse from happening in the future is to hold nursing homes accountable for their actions and the actions of its employees. The best way to do that is to hold nursing homes accountable for their actions and the actions of employees.
The North Carolina nursing home abuse lawyers at Brent Adams & Associates are dedicated to pursuing claims that arise out of nursing home neglect and abuse. Because many residents at nursing homes have limited abilities to communicate, identifying and dealing with nursing home neglect and abuse requires knowledge of your loved one's rights and experience.
Brent Adams & Associates handles nursing home neglect and abuse cases on a regular basis. Additionally, we have experts available in all healthcare fields including medical doctors who specialize in various fields such as geriatrics, nutrition, surgery, experts in nursing, nursing home administration and other professionals knowledgeable in nursing home matters.
We handle nursing home cases involving malnutrition, bed sores, open wounds, dehydration, weight loss, falls, burns, infections, inadequate supervision (walkaways), over sedation, and negligence in many other forms. Numerous federal and state laws were developed to provide nursing home patients protection from abuse and neglect. Additionally, patients have privacy, security, and other rights.
Nursing home residents in North Carolina are protected on a special "Bill of Rights," as well as the Nursing Home Reform Act and Americans with Disabilities Act. Nursing home patients may find themselves subject to dozens of adverse conditions through no fault of their own. If you suspect that your loved one could be a victim of nursing home neglect or abuse, you may wish to have your nursing home neglect case evaluated. We will handle the case of your loved one in a caring and sensitive manner.