Nursing Home Negligence
League City Nursing Home Negligence Attorney Protecting Nursing Home Residents Against Neglect in Texas
Nursing home residents are physically (and sometimes mentally) vulnerable. They are unable to protect themselves. In many cases, they are unable or afraid to report neglect or abuse. It is often up to families and friends to notice neglect and take steps to protect their loved ones.
If you suspect nursing home neglect or abuse, talk to an attorney at the Tylka Law Firm in Galveston, Texas. Nursing home negligence is a serious problem that can cause serious injuries or wrongful death. Call us now. We can help.
Nursing Home Residents Are Entitled to Dignity and Care
A major cause of nursing home neglect is low-paid, poorly trained staff combined with management that is focused on profits. Nursing home staff may fail to monitor residents and neglect their care. In some egregious cases, staff have been found to abuse residents.
Bed sores are an all-too-common problem in nursing homes. If the bed sores are undiagnosed or untreated, gangrene and life-threatening infection can result. It is important in a nursing home to get appropriate medical attention, to administer medicines at the right times and in the right doses, and to perform medical procedures in accordance with accepted practices.
Falling or being dropped can cause serious injuries. Transporting a patient requires care and training. Any fall should be followed by a checkup to assure no bones were broken. Security systems should be in place to prevent residents from wandering off.
When Justice Matters… We Will Be There for Our Clients
If you suspect nursing home negligence or nursing home abuse, an attorney can advise you and investigate the situation. The Tylka Law Firm provides free personal injury consultations. Contact us online or by phone to discuss about nursing home abuse or neglect with a lawyer.