Nursing home abuse is a tragedy that is played out all too often at nursing homes and assisted living facilities here in Kent and in other areas of Washington. Fortunately for nursing home abuse victims and their family members, there are state and federal protections in place for elderly victims including several avenues for reporting abuse and legal remedies to compensate victims for their suffering. Contact a Kent nursing home abuse attorney with Russell & Hill, PLLC to discuss the facts and your suspicions related to prior or ongoing nursing home abuse.
Nursing home abuse can occur in a number of ways and is not always immediately evident, especially when the victim is unable or afraid to speak out about the abuse he or she has endured.See below for common elderly resident abuse scenarios.
We frequently see specific patterned conditions and environments that lead to and permit abuse in nursing homes including the following:
If you recognize any of the above conditions and believe that you or a loved one has been a victim of abuse, contact our Kent nursing home abuse attorneys to help you report the abuse and seek compensation. Damages and injuries may include medical bills, pain and suffering, mental anguish, and financial losses resulting from nursing home abuse and neglect. Our elder abuse attorneys at Russell & Hill, PLLC will conduct an investigation to gather facts and evidence related to any past or ongoing abuse and then take appropriate steps to see that victims and their families are fully and fairly compensated for their injuries and damages.