Nursing Home Emotional & Physical Abuse | Romanucci & Blandin
Many nursing home residents are weak and defenseless, and they can become easy targets for emotional, physical or sexual abuse. If you or a loved one has suffered from emotional, physical or sexual abuse at the nursing home, the perpetrator must be punished for their appalling actions. Romanucci & Blandin’s nursing home abuse attorneys are here to help you seek justice.
Some residents are unable to communicate, which can make it difficult to know that the abuse is occurring. If a resident is unable to communicate, it can make them an easier target for abuse.
There may be signs of the abuse to look out for with your loved one, though, which can include:
- Broken bones
- Difficulty walking or sitting
- Unexplained bleeding
- Altered emotional state or reactions
Chicago-based nursing home emotional, physical or sexual assault litigation specialists
Romanucci & Blandin handles a full range of nursing home abuse and malpractice cases, including cases of emotional and physical abuse suffered by a loved one or family member at a nursing home, assisted-living or long-term care facility. If your loved one shows any signs of physical or sexual abuse, you should take immediate action. Often times a resident may be embarrassed or afraid to admit that the abuse has occurred, but if you are noticing warning signs, you should contact the authorities and have your loved one checked out by a doctor right away.
Our nursing home physical and sexual abuse litigators are here to help you seek compensation for any physical or emotional injuries that were sustained from the abuse. We also want to make sure that the party responsible for the abuse is held accountable for their actions. Nursing home facility and long-term care or assisted living facility staff must be held responsible when this abuse occurs.
If you or someone you love is the victim of physical or sexual abuse, our nursing home abuse attorneys are here to help you with your case. You have legal options. You may need to remove your loved one from the nursing home or facility until everything is sorted out and you should make sure you contact the Illinois Department of Public Health to report the abuse.
Free consultation with a Chicago-based nursing home abuse lawyer
The nursing home abuse attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin have proven success in these types of cases. If you or a loved one has suffered injury or wrongful death, please contact our office at Info@rblaw.net, 312-458-1000 or click here for a free evaluation of your case. There is never a fee until you are compensated for your injuries at the end of the case.
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