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Nursing Home Neglect in Orange County

Identifying the Signs of Nursing Home Negligence

When you spend time selecting a nursing home for yourself or an elderly loved one, you have a right to expect proper care and treatment. Unfortunately, some nursing homes may fail to perform their basic duties to residents, whether because of negligence, intentional wrongdoing, or even simple understaffing issues.

Our Orange County nursing home neglect attorneys will fight on your behalf if you believe your elderly loved one has been routinely neglected. While the signs of neglect can be difficult to spot, our skilled attorneys have decades of combined experience in complex personal injury cases, and can help you confirm whether you have a case.

Need to discuss your nursing home case with a skilled personal injury lawyer? Call (949) 565-4281 today for a confidential case evaluation.

Causes of Elder Neglect

Because we become more vulnerable to illnesses and infections as we age, elder neglect can be just as deadly as outright cruelty and abuse. According to the Nursing Home Abuse Center, upwards of 95% of all elderly nursing home residents have either experienced or witnessed some form of neglect. With more than 15,000 nursing homes serving over 1.4 million residents nationwide, it’s critical that these institutions take extra precautions to protect elderly citizens from neglect.

However, in 2018, Kaiser Health News reported that most nursing homes failed to meet federal guidelines for staffing levels, and they routinely hid this fact from government agencies. More often than not, nursing home neglect isn’t intentional – but that isn’t an excuse for a nursing home that fails to observe its basic responsibilities.

How to Spot Nursing Home Neglect

The signs of elder neglect are often subtle, and can include any of the following:

Even the most minor injuries can be incredibly dangerous to a senior’s health and well-being. Just by failing to clean the facilities regularly, offer proper hygiene care, or promote physical activity, a nursing home may be responsible for causing your loved one to develop sepsis or a similar life-threatening condition. If that’s the case, you can hold them accountable by means of a civil lawsuit, and seek compensation for your loved one’s injuries.

If you or someone you love has been neglected, don’t hesitate to contact the Law Office of Marshall Silberberg today. Our Orange County lawyers will seek out maximum compensation for their injuries.

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