Indiana Nursing Home Negligence Lawyers
We put faith in nursing homes to look after our family members and ensure that they are kept safe and secure from danger. There are strict legal procedures put in place to ensure nursing home staff give their resident a high quality service. Unfortunately, a lack of sufficient staff and education, together with cost-saving incentives, mean that procedures are often not followed. If you think that your loved one has sustained a trauma due to an error by nursing home staff, Contact an Indiana Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer.
Wade Law is dedicated to making sure your voice is heard
Prior to practicing law, Wade Law founding attorney Joseph Wade lost his grandfather to injuries obtained while in the care of an Avon, Indiana nursing home. Our entire team feels compassion for the injuries your loved one has experienced while under the care and supervision of the nursing home. The team at Wade Law is dedicated to making sure your voice is heard.
If you discover your relative has been neglected or abused, staff may attempt to excuse their behavior by blaming it on the advanced age of the resident. This is plainly false. Most traumas caused to residents are due to negligence by nursing home staff, including:
- Failure To Keep the Premises Reasonably Safe and Fee of Hazards
- Negligent Hiring
- Negligent Supervision
- Failure to Maintain Adequate Health and Safety Policies
- Failure to Provide Adequate Medical Treatment
- Neglect of a Resident
Types of Nursing Home Abuse Injuries and Symptoms
Every time you visit your loved one, be on the lookout for the following injuries and symptoms.
|Physical Abuse||Nursing Home Neglect|
|Bruises, Skin Tears, Cuts||Inadequate Hygiene|
|Welts||Malnutrition and Dehydration|
|Bedsores, Pressure Sores, Ulcers||Drastic Weight Loss|
|Broken Bones and Fractures||Improper Medication|
|Head Injuries||Bedsores, Pressure Sores, Ulcers|
Nursing Home Neglect also occurs in a manner that may be less noticeable.
|Emotional and Psychological Injuries||Sexual Abuse|
|Anxiety and Fear||Genital Injury|
|Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)||Urinary Tract Infections|
|Substance Abuse||Sexually Transmitted Infections|
|Suicidal Thoughts/Attempts||Mouth Injuries|
|Learned Helplessness||Inappropriate Relationships|
Financial abuse is also very common in Indiana Nursing Homes. Keep an eye on your loved ones financial statements.
|Unexplained Transactions or Withdrawls|
|Sudden Change in Financials|
|Inability to Access Money|
|Loss of Control Over Financial Decisions|
|Pressure to Donate, Lend, or Share Money|
Nursing home abuse must be taken very seriously. Contact an Indiana Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer for a Free and Confidential Consultation at (815) Wade-Law.