Every person, regardless of their age, wants to live their life from their own home. When they are no longer able to do that for medical reasons, people seek care in nursing homes. Unfortunately, cases of nursing home negligence and nursing home abuse are far too often overlooked. If your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, an experienced Charlotte medical malpractice lawyer can help you take proper action.
At Elam & Elam, PLLC, we are advocates for the victims of nursing home negligence.
Nursing homes guilty of negligence or abuse should be held responsible for their actions. Just because people are elderly and in poor medical shape, it does not mean their lives have lost meaning. Your loved one deserves the same standard of care from a nursing home that they would receive at a hospital or any other healthcare provider.
There is a tremendous reluctance on the part of society to recognize that nursing home residents are being treated poorly, mainly because people do not want to hear about it. However, when it happens to a member of your family, things change. By standing up for your rights today, you can make sure you get proper medical and financial compensation, as well as take action to prevent future cases of nursing home negligence.
Many of our clients have suffered from the following:
Nursing home negligence does not stop with medical errors either. Often times, elderly patients who are no longer able to protect themselves are the victims of physical abuse. Attorney William H. Elam has extensive experience in the area of nursing home negligence, even serving as a lecturer on the topic.