In Keller and across the state of Texas, many families count on nursing homes to care and safeguard their elderly loved ones. Yet sometimes, abuse and neglect in nursing homes means these beloved relatives end up needing the help of an experienced Keller nursing home abuse attorney. Predominantly, abuse in nursing homes is the result of poor staff training or understaffing – that is, of putting profits before patients. When elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes happens, the Weaver Injury Law Firm will act to stop it. Abuse in nursing homes is a serious concern in Texas. Nursing home abuse and neglect only stops when families report it and take legal action. If you know or believe that a relative you love is victimized by nursing home neglect, abuse, or exploitation, arrange at once to speak with an experienced Keller nursing home abuse attorney at the Weaver Injury Law Firm.

ABUSE IS TOO COMMON

Legal action can bring mistreatment in nursing homes to a stop. Speaking with an experienced Texas nursing home abuse attorney is the first step. Of course, for nursing homes to operate they must make profits, but everyone understands that putting profits above the welfare of nursing home residents is wrong. In Texas, the most commonly-reported kinds of nursing home neglect and elder abuse in nursing homes include:

  • neglect leading to dehydration and/or malnutrition
  • failure to monitor residents adequately
  • physical abuse causing pain, fear, or injury
  • sexual abuse including unwanted touching and sexual battery
  • emotional abuse including verbal abuse, neglect, or isolation
  • financial exploitation, theft, forgery, or any unauthorized use of a resident’s assets

JUSTICE FOR YOUR FAMILY

When your family and your attorney can demonstrate that a nursing home or its staff has acted negligently, the owners and staff can be held liable for damages and injuries. Reporting nursing home abuse and reporting elder abuse are essential. If you suspect that a member of your family is a nursing home abuse victim, put a Keller nursing home abuse attorney to work for your family now by calling the Weaver Injury Law Firm at (682) 422-6000. If someone you love is neglected or abused, make the call immediately.