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Bordentown NJ Nursing Home Carelessness and Abuse Lawsuits

When you or your loved one is taken in as a resider to a Nursing Home there is an assumption that remedies will be proper and dignified. The treatment of some of the most susceptible members of our community is so crucial that the New Jersey legislature enacted the Nursing Home Reform Act providing that every nursing home tenant has the right to be treated with importance and respect, free from maligning and neglectful activity.
According to the Federal Government, more than 1.5 million people live in nursing homes every year throughout the nation. When providers choose to own and operate a nursing home it comes with the responsibility to do it correctly.
Unfortunately, the care supplied to residents at nursing homes by those employed sometimes lead to triggering physical, psychological or psychosocial damage. Often the harm is caused by deliberate acts, and often the harm is the result of negligence. Nursing home malpractice is a widespread, growing kind of abuse both locally and nationwide. There is also factor to believe these instances of neglect and abuse are under-reported.
Senior man in wheelchair at nursing home

Common Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse Or Neglect in Bordentown NJ

Whether it is being our own advocate or looking out for a loved one, it may not be as apparent as you think to pick up on the truth that a resident has been the victim of abuse or neglect. Through our practical experience, we have discovered that you need to always watch for falls with injuries and unusual injuries; sudden changes in client behavior or diagnosis; bedsores or pressure ulcers; quick weight-loss or malnutrition; unsanitary conditions; overmedication; sudden or unforeseen death; transfer to a health center or injury care clinic for infection, unexplained injuries, or poor nutrition; and insufficient staffing or poor quality of personnel.
Often residents experience lowered movement which provides the increased danger for bed sores, lung problems and orthopedic injuries. The nursing homes that accept these clients are expected to have this knowledge and customize their care plan appropriately to meet the requirements of the senior and bedridden.

Why Choosing an Experienced Nursing Home Attorney Matters

A case against a nursing home is not a normal personal injury case. The skilled litigators at Gencarelli and Rimassa Law Firm, LLC have the capability to concurrently examine the event, or series of occasions, while dealing with the appropriate medical specialists who assist in identifying what happened, and who is accountable for our client’s personal injuries.
In addition, nursing home litigation involves a number of particular and crucial state and federal policies that can affect various cases in different ways. Having an lawyer that can seamlessly deal with all the medical and legal concerns a case presents, while concurrently handling opposing counsel and the Court is essential to protect you or your liked one the most desirable result. Contact us today for a complimentary evaluation to review your case.

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