Nursing Home and Elderly Abuse Litigation
In our society, it is a tragic fact that many elderly people are neglected or abused by nursing home employees. These victims often cannot speak out against the people who harm them. At Swartz & Swartz, P.C., our Boston injury lawyers have made it our mission to speak up for them, helping injured victims or their family members to seek justice after nursing home abuse occurs.
Types of Massachusetts Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse can take many forms. For example, there have been numerous repeated incidents of elderly nursing home patients experiencing:
- Physical and emotional abuse
- Sexual assault
- Neglect or mistreatment.
When these patients are neglected, they often suffer serious and sometimes fatal consequences.
Responding to Abuse with the Help of a Boston Injury Lawyer
It is important to report any suspicion of nursing home abuse. If your loved one has suffered an injury while in a nursing home, it is also important to seek help from a Boston injury lawyer.
A complete investigation by an experienced elder abuse lawyer can help you to determine whether there has been abuse or neglect of your loved one. If abuse has occurred, numerous laws govern the safety of nursing home patients. A Massachusetts attorney can help you to understand these laws and seek compensation for losses caused by abuse.
Contact a Massachusetts Lawyer at Swartz & Swartz, P.C.
If you believe you or a loved one is a victim of nursing home neglect or abuse and would like to speak with a nursing home litigation attorney at Swartz & Swartz, P.C., please contact us. We are here to answer your questions and discuss how to protect your legal rights. You can arrange an initial consultation with one of the nursing home litigation attorneys at our Boston office by calling (617) 742-1900, or toll-free at 1-800-545-3732. We will forward your information to the appropriate member of our legal team.