Protecting The Elderly Against Nursing Home Abuse
The decision to place a loved one in a nursing facility is not easy. As our loved ones get older, they may require around-the-clock medical care that we as individuals cannot adequately provide. When we commit our loved ones to a nursing home facility, we expect they will be treated with the highest level of respect and with the utmost care. We assume the nursing home will provide exceptional care. However, when we leave our loved ones in a nursing home facility, they may be neglected by the nursing home staff resulting in injury and death.
If you or an elderly loved one has suffered emotional, physical or other forms of abuse while in a nursing home, we can help. At Yonke Law LLC, our attorneys fight aggressively to protect our elderly. Serving Kansas City, Missouri, and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years, lawyers from our firm have built a remarkable track record of success in cases of this kind.
We have built our legacy on the compassionate, dedicated commitment of our legal team. Our lawyers understand the challenges you are facing, and we are here to help. Call us today at (816) 221-6400.
Nursing Home Negligence And Elder Abuse
Nursing home negligence is equivalent to elder abuse. Elder abuse can be physical, sexual, mental, emotional or financial. In certain cases, nursing home patients suffer cuts and bruises, dehydration, malnutrition, bedsores and broken bones as a result of the mistreatment they received at the hands of the nursing home staff.
A stint in a nursing home is not an inexpensive endeavor. Many nursing home patients and their families suffer a great financial hardship in order to place their loved one in a nursing home. Nursing home residents deserve to be treated with the utmost care and consideration. Nursing home patients are often helpless and cannot communicate to their families that they are being mistreated by the nursing home staff. Mistreatment that is ongoing is indicative of nursing home negligence and abuse.
A nursing home that neglects its residents is a nursing home that should be sued by the residents for damages.
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Yonke Law LLC has successfully brought claims against various nursing homes for elder abuse and nursing home negligence. If you or your loved one has been neglected by a nursing home, you have the right to file a claim against the nursing home. Contact our office today at (816) 221-6400 or email us. We will fight to get you the money you deserve.
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