Making the decision to put a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living center is never made lightly. Some family members feel guilty about this, but the truth of the matter is that our loved ones need a level of care and attention that we often cannot provide. We therefore trust nursing homes to provide proper supervision, treatment, and support. But what happens if this trust is violated?
There are dozens of elder care centers and nursing homes in Queens. They claim to provide the care our loved ones need, but some fail in this. Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P. helps elderly patients and families take legal action against abusive or negligent caregivers and facilities. Our Queens nursing home abuse attorneys believe that this conduct should not be tolerated. It should be exposed, and victims should be compensated for their injuries.
To learn more about your options and legal rights in the face of nursing home negligence or abuse, call (646) 681-7055 or contact us online.
Injuries Caused by Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Negligence and abuse at a Queens nursing home may cause such injuries as:
- Broken bones
- Severe burns
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Cuts and bruises
- Emotional trauma
- Head trauma
If you notice that your elderly loved one is injured and cannot explain why, is withdrawn, or has complained of mistreatment, act quickly. If you are in fear of their immediate safety and well-being, call 911. You can also contact a Queens nursing home abuse lawyer at Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P. to talk about your right to take legal action against the facility or caregiver. We will fight to expose injuries caused by elder abuse or neglect to help your loved one and improve conditions for others in the future.
Contact our firm at (646) 681-7055 today for a free, confidential consultation.