Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Wisconsin Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys

Over 1.7 million people currently live in nursing homes in the United States.  Nursing homes assist in the care of elderly and disabled people and provide them with a safe and healthy environment.  However, sometimes nursing homes fail, and you may need the immediate assistance of a top-rated Wisconsin nursing home abuse attorney.

Nursing home hands Shutterstock img063There are many State and Federal laws that prevent occupants of nursing homes from abuse and neglect.  Unfortunately, accusations of abuse and neglect in nursing homes and assisted living homes are becoming more common.  If you suspect that a loved one has suffered from abuse or neglect please contact a Wisconsin nursing home abuse lawyer at Vanden Heuvel & Dineen, S.C.  Immediately call 1-800-805-1976 or 262-250-1976 or email linda@vhdlaw.com.  Click here for a FREE ONLINE EVALUATION of your case.

Some examples of Nursing Home Abuse are:

  • Verbal assault
  • Assault/Battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Emotional abuse
  • Financial abuse
  • Physical abuse

Some examples of potential Nursing Home Neglect are:

  • Lack of personal hygiene
  • Lack of protection from other persons in the nursing home
  • Lack of food or water
  • Overdose of medication/Medication errors
  • Lack of proper medical treatment
  • Lack of proper overall care
  • Lack of proper supervision to residents
  • Falls involving fractures, especially hip fractures
  • Bedsores
  • Infections

The nursing home abuse attorneys at Vanden Heuvel & Dineen, S.C. are experienced in the areas of nursing home abuse and neglect, and can advise you of the warning signs of abuse.  These warning signs include:

  • Bed sores or pressure ulcers
  • Unexplained marks, cuts and bruises
  • Unexplained broken bones
  • Sexual flirting and/or exploitation
  • Dehydration, weight loss and hunger
  • Sepsis or severe infection
  • Patient withdrawn or depressed
  • Unsanitary living conditions
  • Personal items or money disappearing
  • Torn clothing and blood stains

The nursing home neglect lawyers of Vanden Heuvel & Dineen, S.C. can help you get the justice and financial compensation that you or your loved one deserves.  We represent the victims of nursing home abuse, neglect and other serious injuries. Call 1-800-805-1976 or 262-250-1976 or email linda@vhdlaw.com for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION.

 

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