New Jersey Nursing Home & Employee Neglect of the Elderly Attorney
It is a difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing home. For most people, a key to making that decision is the belief that your loved one will receive a level of care superior to what you yourself are able to provide. So, it can be difficult to face the fact that your loved one may be the victim of neglect at the hands of nursing home staff.
The family members of nursing home residents have a responsibility to monitor the welfare of their loved ones. There is most likely no more qualified person to assess the level of care your loved one is receiving than yourself. You know your loved ones. You will be able to notice changes in their personalities that may be warning signs that their needs are not being met.
There are numerous reasons why a loved one’s needs may not be met, including:
- The nursing home may be understaffed.
- Training and hiring policies may be inadequate.
- Poorly performing staff may be insufficiently monitored.
Some of the common signs of nursing home neglect include:
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At Lombardi and Lombardi, P.A., our lawyers understand the physical risks that nursing home neglect can pose to your loved ones. We are dedicated to helping you protect your loved ones and ensuring that they receive the proper care they deserve. With more than 35 years of medical malpractice and personal injury experience, we are capable of conducting an investigation that will identify the responsible parties and help us to hold them accountable for any way in which they have neglected your loved one.
Contact the Edison, Brick, Freehold & Toms River Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys of Lombardi and Lombardi, P.A.
If an elderly loved one in a nursing home has been neglected, you need to take steps to ensure that their rights are protected. Let us conduct a thorough investigation of what happened to determine the liable parties so that we can hold them accountable. Turn to the experienced Essex County employee neglect lawyers of Lombardi and Lombardi, P.A. To schedule your free initial consultation, call or simply contact us online.