When we send our parents and loved ones to a nursing home, we have the right to expect that they will be cared for and looked after. Nursing Homes are supposed to treat patients with kindness and perform at a level of trust that the elderly can feel at ease over. However, many patients are neglected by nursing home staff and as a result suffer from different levels of mental and physical harm.
Do you have a loved one that is experiencing neglect in a nursing home? The elderly deserve the best attorney for nursing home neglect possible. Zemsky and Salomon will help ensure that they get the care that they deserve.
We fight for the rights of the elderly by giving them a voice. We will investigate any claims of abuse from nursing homes, hospitals, or any other long-term care facility. Help your loved ones get the care they deserve.
Nursing Home Injuries May Consist of The Following:
- Bed Sores
- Slip and Fall
- Overdose of Medication
- Lack of Proper Care
What is the most common type of nursing home abuse?
According to the World Health Organization’s Elderly Abuse report issued October 2021, approximately 1 in 6 people at age 60 or older have experienced some type of abuse in the past year. In places like nursing homes or long-term care facilities, this rate of elder abuse is reported at an even higher rate where 2 in 3 staff members admitted they committed abuse in the past year.
Also sadly the rates of abuse to the elderly have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO shows that the most prevalent form of elderly abuse in an institutional setting is psychological abuse at 33.4%. Physical abuse was reported at 14.1%.
Most cases reported state that the psychological and physical abuse is a result of staff lacking to perform appropriate actions, especially when there is an expectation of trust. This abuse to the elderly can lead to serious physical injuries or a long term psychological effects.
How to get professional nursing home abuse attorney services
If your loved one experienced Nursing Home Abuse, contact the Long Island personal injury lawyers of Zemsky and Salomon as soon as possible to discuss your options. The skilled professional nursing home abuse lawyers at Zemsky and Salomon are always available to answer questions and assist you. We will provide you with the best attorney for nursing home neglect for LI NY. Call (516) 485-3800 or complete the quick contact form to get help today.
The Long Island New York Nursing Home Injury Law Firm of Zemsky and Salomon PC handles personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits on a contingency basis. This means we absorb all fees and costs until we have successfully secured compensation for your injuries. We do not get paid unless you get paid.