Nursing Home Abuse Attorney in Minneapolis
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Instances of nursing home abuse have increased dramatically in the United States in recent years. Large numbers of elderly individuals are victimized each year, in countless nursery homes across the nation. Our firm is dedicated to holding the negligent and abusive parties responsible.
If you have been victimized in a nursing home or have a loved one who has such suffered abuse, it is strongly advised that you contact a Minneapolis nursing home abuse attorney right away to provide you with legal representation in your case.
Don't wait to get started on your case. Contact our team for help today! Consultations are FREE.
Nursing Home Abuse Statistics
The statistics regarding nursing home abuse are unfortunately becoming more alarming with each passing year. Nearly 30% of all existing nursing homes have been cited for an instance or instances of abuse against patients, and nearly 50% of all those living in nursing homes have reported abuse of some kind.
Examples of nursing home abuse include:
- Poor nutritional care leading to malnutrition and dehydration in patients
- Mental harassment or abuse
- Poor hygienic care
- Violent handling and treatment
If you are a loved one has experienced the above abuse, or similar abuse, then you may be able to obtain restitution from the individuals responsible.
Your Rights as a Nursing Home Resident
Making the decision to employ a nursing home for the care of your loved one is seldom a decision lightly made. When placing your trust in a nursing home in Minnesota, it’s important to know what rights are granted to residents. Residents of nursing homes and granted certain rights by federal law including:
Proper medical care
Visitation from friends and family
Participation in activities
An abuse- and neglect-free environment
Information about fees and billing
Fight for Just Compensation!
Butwinick Injury Law has been representing individuals in their personal injury cases for decades, giving us the experience necessary to provide you with strong legal help in your case. We can aggressively defend and protect your rights as an abuse victim, and seek a positive resolution to your case. Contact our offices if you have suffered abuse in a nursing home and we will pursue those responsible for the compensation you require to ease your pain and suffering.
Don't wait to get started on your case. Contact a Minneapolis nursing home abuse lawyer for help today! Consultations are FREE.
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