If your loved one was the victim of nursing home abuse and neglect in Levittown, PA, we can help you build a solid case to fight for compensation for your family member. You can file an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of your family member.
At Cordisco and Saile LLC, we serve as advocates for the injured and abused. A nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer in Levittown, PA from our firm can help you understand your legal options for holding those who abused and neglected your loved one accountable and guide you through the process.
Call us today at 215-642-2335 for a free consultation.
Types of Nursing Home Abuse Cases We Handle
Our team can help you with your Levittown nursing home abuse case, no matter what type of abuse your loved one endured. Common types of nursing home abuse that occurs in long-term care facilities include:
Neglect can be intentional or unintentional, but it is always abuse. Neglect may occur because of a wide variety of facility management issues, including understaffing or overcrowding, untrained staff doing jobs usually handled by nurses, and lack of supervision for inexperienced staff.
Some signs of neglect may include:
- Untreated bed sores
- Missed medication
- Poor hygiene, including needing soiled bedding and/or clothing
- General lack of routine care
Physical abuse can include a variety of actions that including inflicting physical pain and force. This may include:
- Rough handling
- Restraining unnecessarily
Emotional abuse may include:
Sexual abuse can vary greatly in severity, but we generally assume that nursing home residents who have any cognitive deficits cannot give their consent for sex or sexual behaviors. It is also never appropriate for a facility employee to have a relationship of a sexual nature with a resident. Sexual abuse may include:
- Inappropriate comments of a sexual nature
- Unnecessary nudity
- Sharing inappropriate videos or images
- Unwanted touching of the breasts or genitals
- Rape or sexual assault
Financial abuse occurs when a caregiver uses a resident’s assets for their own personal gain. This may include:
- Stealing cash or valuables
- Unauthorized use of credit cards, debit cards, or checks
- Billing for services the senior does not need or did not receive
Recoverable Damages in a Levittown Nursing Home Abuse Case
The severity and impact of nursing home abuse vary from case to case. This makes it impossible to put an accurate value on your loved one’s damages until we complete a full investigation and understand the expenses and losses they experienced.
While there is no way to tell you how much we may be able to recover for your loved one if we can negotiate a fair settlement or win a verdict for your family, we can explain some of the common types of damages we recover for our clients in nursing home abuse cases. This may include:
- Medical treatment related to the neglect or abuse
- Costs related to changing facilities
- Emotional counseling
- Reimbursement of any missing money
- Pain and suffering damages
- Mental anguish
If your loved one was the victim of a wrongful death caused by nursing home abuse or neglect, you may be eligible to collect compensation based on a wrongful death action. Reach out to our team today to learn more or to get started with a free case consultation.
We Fight for the Compensation Your Loved One Deserves
We understand the emotions family members experience after learning of their aging loved ones were the victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. We want to help you hold the abusers and the administration who allowed the abuse to occur accountable for their actions, and the best way to do that is to try to make them pay for the damages and hurt they caused.
A nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer in Levittown, PA will collect evidence to prove the full range of your loved one’s expenses and losses and build a strong case for full compensation.
When we handle your Levittown, PA nursing home abuse case, you can expect us to:
- Manage all communication related to the case, protecting your loved one’s right to full compensation.
- Investigate the abuse allegations, proving negligence and liability.
- Collect evidence of the full range of expenses and losses your loved one experienced.
- Build a solid case against the abuser, the nursing home, and its administration.
We may be able to settle nursing home abuse cases without having to resort to litigation. This requires us to file an insurance claim and aggressively pursue a fair settlement agreement. If we cannot reach a fair settlement agreement, we will file a civil lawsuit and take the case to court.
If we do need to litigate your case, we will make the process as stress-free as possible for you. We will guide you through every step of the process. You can feel confident knowing you have our attorneys representing your loved one’s best interests.
Talk to a Levittown Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer
Cordisco and Saile LLC offers free evaluations of your aging loved one’s situation and can explain the strength of their case. A nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer in Levittown, PA from our firm can help you understand your options for holding the abusers and the nursing home administration who allowed it to happen accountable.
Call us today at 215-642-2335 to get started today.