The decision to move into a nursing home yourself or place a parent or disabled relative in such a care facility is never easy. However, after making that decision, you rightfully expect nursing home personnel to care for all residents according to reasonable standards. When placing a loved one in assisted care, they should have their needs met and with dignity.
Sadly, applicable standards of care are violated every day in nursing homes across the U.S. The elderly are vulnerable to unnecessary pain and suffering, life-threatening illnesses, and even early death. If you have reason to suspect nursing home negligence or abuse in Iowa, we encourage you to contact the experienced personal injury attorneys at Galligan Law.
Elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes take many forms. You likely received assurances about the quality of care. Administrators and staff may be behind the mistreatment themselves. Be aware of serious abuse signs such as:
Our law firm takes action to investigate serious allegations of nursing home negligence 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 a personal injury attorney who will treat you with respect and prioritize justice in your case.