Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit Brooklyn, NY
As our population ages, more and more people are entering nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Most of these institutions provide appropriate care, but some do not adhere to the accepted standards of nursing home operations and are negligent or even abusive. The sad result can be injury and illness in our most vulnerable population.
If you or a loved one was injured or became ill because of nursing home abuse or neglect, it is important to speak with a knowledgeable Brooklyn nursing home abuse lawsuit attorney to find out about your options. At Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques, P.C., our attorneys have helped many clients who were injured in Brooklyn and Greater New York, including those hurt because of nursing home abuse and negligence.
Protecting Others Through Legal Action
We believe that our law firm is doing its part to make Brooklyn nursing home residents safer. By holding such facilities liable for the injuries and illnesses they cause by being negligent or abusive, our experienced brooklyn attorneys help prevent others from experiencing the same treatment.
Making Negligence Costly
New York has a nursing home law that holds nursing homes accountable if they do not provide adequate care to their residents. This means that even if a resident is elderly, ill or suffering from dementia, that case has value. This gives the elderly and others living in nursing homes a voice in the legal system that they might not otherwise have.
Our law firm helps clients use that voice, seeking full and fair compensation for injuries and abuse they have suffered. Each time we win a lawsuit against a nursing home, we are strengthening the disincentive for nursing homes to cut corners, allow negligent care or turn a blind eye to abusive treatment by staff. We are helping to make poor care and treatment unprofitable.
We Force Nursing Homes to Apply Accepted Standards of Care
Medicare requires nursing homes to meet certain standards that include:
- Sufficient staff
- Comprehensive care assessments for each resident
- Incontinence treatment and care
- Appropriate nutrition and hydration
- Assistive devices to aid mobility
- Appropriate medical care and medications
Proving that the facility violated one or more of these standards is the basis for many of our nursing home cases.
Call Us if You Suspect That a Loved One Has Experienced Abuse or Neglect in a Nursing Home
When nursing homes in Brooklyn or Greater New York allow malnutrition, bedsores, dehydration, medication dispensing errors and physical abuse, rapid action is required. Our lawyers can help. Call our New York City nursing home negligence attorneys at 718-630-5139 or contact us by e-mail. Schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your nursing home abuse and neglect case.