Holding Nursing Homes Accountable For Injuries

With an aging population of baby boomers, many nursing homes seeing an increase in admissions. Unfortunately, some have not increased their staffing levels to provide appropriate care to their residents. This results in cases of neglect and even abuse of seniors.

At Lazenby Law Firm LLC, we represent families whose loved ones have suffered neglect or abuse in nursing homes and extended care facilities in Upstate South Carolina, including Greenville, Anderson and Rock Hill. Our law office is in Spartanburg. Call 864-707-0201 for an initial consultation.

Was Your Loved One Neglected Or Abused?

Health problems experienced by your loved one in a nursing home may not be due to old age alone. Here are five signs of abuse or neglect:

  • Medication issues: Changes in health or alertness may be caused by medication problems — either not receiving their pills or taking the wrong pills.
  • Emergency room visits: If your loved one was admitted to an emergency room, ask the doctors why.
  • Bedsores: Bedsores may be a sign of neglect, since they occur when an immobile is not repositioned often enough.
  • Broken bones: Seniors need extra protection from falls. The nursing home may not be providing the assistance your loved one requires.
  • Unexplained fears: It's hard to understand why nursing home staff would physically or sexually abuse a resident, but it happens. Residents are often too fearful to complain.

If you think your loved one may be a victim of abuse or neglect, there is no charge or obligation to discuss your case with a lawyer.

For More Information About Nursing Home Injuries

Call 864-707-0201 or complete our contact form to schedule a consultation with attorney Alan Lazenby. We charge no fees unless we recover compensation from the nursing home or its insurance carrier.