Nursing Home Abuse Attorney in Martin County
Stuart Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
Nursing home abuse is an ugly fact of life in our current culture. It is impossible to understand how a caretaker or medical professional could violate the trust of elderly and infirm patients who have been placed in their care. Luckily, most care workers are very kind and caring. However, there are those horrible individuals who take advantage of the weak and use their power to harm them. If this has happened to your family member, it is crucial that you contact a Martin County nursing home abuse attorney to help you. Such individuals and those that employ them must face their responsibility in such evil actions.
Martin County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
There are several types of negligence that can occur in nursing homes or extended care facilities. Sometimes the damage is simply neglect. The evidence of the neglect will eventually become obvious to the family members. Some of the indicators of neglect or abuse include:
- Bed sores
- Bruising on face or body
- Lack of cleanliness of the patient
- Dirty, messy hair
- Filthy surroundings
- Smell of excrement in the surroundings
- Bruises on arms or legs from restraints used
- A fearful demeanor of the patient
If your family member is in a nursing home or extended care facility and you suspect nursing home abuse, an attorney from Goldstein, Schmitt & Associates, PLC, can assist you in bringing the person to justice. Elder abuse or nursing home abuse absolutely cannot be tolerated. Preying on the elderly in any form, whether physical, emotional or financial is unacceptable. Attorneys at the office are well-qualified and determined to fight for maximum compensation for any damages suffered, and cause such individuals and the institutions that hired them to face their responsibilities and make it safer for those who may come there in the future.
Contact a Martin County nursing home abuse attorney from Goldstein, Schmitt & Associates, PLC, for dedicated and skilled legal counsel in any nursing home abuse case.