The decision to move into a nursing home yourself or place a parent or disabled relative in such a care facility is never easy. Once that decision is made, however, you rightfully expect nursing home personnel to care for all residents according to reasonable standards
Sadly, applicable standards of care are violated every day in nursing homes across the U.S., exposing the elderly and vulnerable to unnecessary pain and suffering, life-threatening illnesses and even early death. If you have reason to suspect nursing home neglect or abuse in Iowa, we encourage you to contact the experienced lawyers at our firm, Galligan Law.
Elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes take many forms. Despite assurances you likely received from administrators and staff about the quality of care, you may now be aware of serious issues such as:
Our law firm takes action to investigate serious allegations of nursing home neglect and abuse. We prioritize exposure and accountability for egregious treatment of our elders, especially when administrators engage in a pattern of denial to avoid financial accountability. Our Iowa nursing home abuse attorneys are up to the challenges of:
We encourage everyone to carefully consider their choice of a nursing home and keep tabs on residents’ health and safety. If you suspect neglect or abuse, please contact us as soon as possible for a free consultation with an attorney who will treat you with respect and prioritize justice in your case.