Nursing Home Abuse in Kansas City, MO
Combatting Elderly Abuse
Nursing homes and other assisted living facilities were designed for the sole purpose of helping the elderly live more comfortable and healthy lives. The staff at these locations should be accommodating, understanding and well trained. It is unfortunate that nursing home abuse occurs, especially because there are many people who rely on these facilities for quality care. A Kansas City injury attorney can provide compassionate legal representation to you or a loved one for a nursing home abuse claim.
Understanding Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse can constitute many illegal actions including:
- Physical abuse of patients
- Neglecting or refusing to help a patient
- Verbally abusing a patient
- Neglecting to administer proper medication
- Neglecting to feed a patient
All of these forms of abuse can be very painful to elderly citizens because they rely on the nursing home staff to assist them with their medical and personal needs. Elderly citizens should not be subjected to such cruel behavior and the guilty party should be held accountable for the damages they caused. Nursing home abuse claims require an in depth investigation of the actions committed by the guilty party. We are prepared to review nursing home records, tapes and work logs to determine a clear course of action for you case.
We can help you file a claim for compensation. Our firm is very knowledgeable of state law and will identify all the vital details to support a claim for compensation for all damages. We review every detail of your case to ensure an accurate claim and compensation amount can be calculated. You and your loved ones should not have to suffer from the negligent or irresponsible actions of another. Our legal team will establish a solid claim for you and fight aggressively for your compensation in negotiation or in court if necessary.