Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys in Indianapolis
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Unfortunately, individuals who are in need of care and support the most are the individuals who are least able to protect themselves from inadequate safekeeping. Caregivers and nursing homes are obligated to meet the standard of care that these vulnerable individuals require to survive.
Families entrust the care of their loved ones to extended care facilities with the expectation that all basic needs will be met and 24-hour supervision will be given. However, the very facility you are paying to protect your loved one may be the factor that is bringing the greatest amount of harm. Your loved one may be the victim of neglect and malnourishment.
If you or your loved one has suffered from nursing home abuse, it is imperative that you retain the representation of our experienced Indianapolis personal injury attorneys at Bowen & Associates, LLC.
Identifying Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
In recent years, nursing home matters and the number of elderly individuals who are living the remainder of their lives as hidden victims of neglect, has dramatically increased. Elder abuse occurs when a caregiver intentionally causes harm or creates a serious risk of harm to an elderly individual. If your caregiver has failed to protect you from harm and has not met your basic needs, do not hesitate to secure our supportive assistance and personalized legal solutions.
Unfortunately, there is no way to identify all individuals who are victimized by this abuse because elders are often reluctant to report the incident due to fear, lack of physical ability, or retaliation. Regardless of the specificities of your circumstance, how to defend your rights and will seek justice on your behalf.
Nursing home abuse is extremely serious, and can result in the following:
- Broken bones
- Cuts and bruises
- Sexual abuse injuries
- Hip and head injuries
- Insufficient hygienic care
- Violent patient handling
- Mental abuse and harassment
We Will Serve as Your Aggressive Advocates
At Bowen & Associates, LLC, we believe that individuals who are responsible for the abuse and neglect of the elderly must be held accountable for their disturbing actions. With our extensive experience and in depth understanding of the laws pertaining to your personal injury case, we are fully equipped and qualified to help you file your nursing home abuse claim. We understand that the elderly are unable to fight against this abuse and defend themselves against neglect and we are prepared to serve as the voice of the victimized. Whether your loved one has physically, emotionally, or financially faced abuse – we will fight to hold the liable party responsible.
If you are the victim of nursing home abuse, know of nursing home abuse taking place, or suspect that another individual is the victim of nursing home abuse, do not hesitate to contact Bowen & Associates, LLC.
As nursing home popularity increases, it is vital that individuals victimized by abuse or witnessing abuse report the act immediately in order to protect the elderly from future neglect. Our skilled trial lawyers reject complacency and take great pride in excellent work. You can be confident that we will utilize our education, experience, and legal resources in order to reach your goals and deliver an effective legal strategy.
Schedule your free case evaluation with our knowledgeable attorneys today. In order to save you time and money, we are proud to offer consultations in person and via Skype.