Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer in Texas

Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is an all-too-common occurrence in the United States. Between 1 and 2 million people over the age of 65 have been abused in some fashion in nursing homes, and 30% of all nursing home facilities have been cited for abuse. 44 percent of those residing in nursing homes have been abused, and 48 percent have reported being treated or handled roughly. Abuse in a nursing home can take on many forms, but some of the most common types of abuse include:

  • Malnutrition
  • Dehydration
  • Emotional and mental abuse
  • Lack of hygienic care or poor hygienic care
  • Rough or violent handling of the elderly individual

Such abuse can result in substantial injury for the victim, such as cuts and bruises, broken bones, internal injuries, spinal cord or brain trauma, coma, and even death. If you or a family member has suffered abuse while in a nursing home, it is highly recommended you contact a Sugar Land personal injury lawyer who can review the details of your case and assist you in obtaining restitution from those responsible.

Nursing Home Abuse Cases in Sugar Land

Nursing home abuse can result in significant physical and emotional damage to the victim, as well as the victim's family. Those responsible for the abusive behavior should be held accountable for their actions and should as well be liable for any damages suffered by the victim. The Reed & Terry Law Firm has been successfully representing clients in their personal injury cases for well over a decade, and they are available to help you in your nursing home abuse case. They will work hard for you with the goal of seeing you compensated for your pain and suffering by those who were behind the abuse.