Augusta Ga Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
At Nicholson Revell LLP, our Augusta, GA-based nursing home abuse attorneys have years of experience handling elder abuse and neglect lawsuits. We have the resources needed to help nursing home abuse victims and their families received the justice and compensation they deserve.
Placing a loved one in a is a nursing home, assisted living or hospice situation is a difficult decision. A nursing home should be a place of expert care and rehabilitation for elders, the sick, and infirm. By their very nature, they must provide compassionate, dignified care to their residents and meet strong standards for quality that are guaranteed by state and federal law.
Nursing homes are often made up of complex corporate structures driven by their bottom line rather than by their residents’ well being. Each year millions of seniors and people living in nursing homes are victims of abuse or neglect. In the United States, an estimated 2.1 million seniors are the victims of some form of elder abuse. Nursing home and elder abuse can come in many forms, including:
- Pressure sores
- Broken Bones
- Physical abuse
- Unexplained bruises, scars and cuts
- Sexual Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Unexplained falls
- Stealing Patients Identity
- Forging Patients Signatures
- Improper or non-administered medications
- Soiled clothing
At Nicholson Revel LLP, we join in that search for justice and aggressively defend residents’ rights to proper care in a court of law. Our firm enforces the guidelines set down by the Federal Nursing Home Reform Amendments of 1987 and specializes in securing punitive damages for those injured while in nursing home care.