If your loved one has suffered injuries as a result of nursing home neglect, you may be entitled to seek compensation for medical treatments and related expenses through a nursing home abuse claim. A Honolulu nursing home attorney can evaluate your case to determine what steps are necessary to help protect your loved one’s legal rights.
Nursing home neglect is not always obvious and may have taken place over a long period of time. Sometimes, efforts are made to hide the fact that the nursing home neglect is occurring.
Signs of Nursing Home Neglect
- poor hygiene or grooming
- sudden/severe weight loss
- unexplained bruising, cuts, burns
- staff won’t allow visits or won’t allow you to be alone with your loved one
- your loved one is heavily sedated
- sudden emotional or behavioral changes
When you entrust your loved one to the care of a facility or caregiver, and that trust is violated, you may have the right to seek compensation for your loved one’s care. A nursing home attorney can help determine if you have a case of nursing home neglect in Hawaii and if so, help you pursue a nursing home abuse claim.
Contacting a Honolulu Nursing Home Attorney
After injuries from nursing home neglect , you should be able to spend your time focusing on recovery– not dealing with insurance adjusters, never-ending paperwork and complicated legalese. Hawaii attorneys Davis Levin Livingston will fight for your rights while you focus on your healing. Contact us today for a free case evaluation – 1-866-806-4349.