Why hire our nursing home abuse lawyer?
Leverty & Associates Law has a team of attorneys who have represented several clients with cases like nursing home abuse. Our combined experience of 50 years has provided us with the skills and expertise we need to handle situations like this successfully.
Our expertise and knowledge will enable us to help you and your loved ones get justice and suitable compensation.
Our attorneys dedicate time, attention, and expertise to help you get a favorable outcome. We will make sure to hold the offending parties liable for their actions. Your case is our top priority, and we will work tirelessly to achieve success. Contact us today at (775) 322-6636 (Reno) or (702) 507-0201 (Las Vegas) to learn more about our services.
Causes of Nursing Home Abuse
Statistics show that 1 in 3 older adults have been victims of nursing home abuse, and 2 in 3 staff members admitted to abusing or neglecting residents. There are many reasons why elder abuse in nursing homes occurs, but the following are a few causes:
- Caregivers are unfit to help elderly people
- Individual elderly resident risk factors
- Inadequate training of caregivers
- Individual caregiver problems like mental illness and unhealthy coping methods
- Staff shortage
- Underpaid staff
- Poor supervision or management of staff
- Lack of consequences.
Why you need a Reno nursing home abuse lawyer
Although our Reno nursing home abuse lawyer can do little to prevent these types of abuse from taking place, they can do a lot to help you or your loved ones get justice and compensation for the pain caused. They will help you by . . .
- Filing a lawsuit against the offenders
- Supporting your family after filing a lawsuit
- Seeking compensation and restitution
- Representing you in court and protecting your legal rights.
Our lawyers can help you and your loved ones take legal action; we are only a phone call away.
Reno nursing home abuse lawyer FAQs
You can call us when you have questions or need explanations, but the following are frequently asked questions by our clients that may be helpful to you:
What steps should I take if I suspect nursing home abuse?
The first thing you should do is to immediately ensure the safety of your loved one. Document any signs of abuse, report concerns to the facility management, contact adult protective services, and seek legal advice from our qualified attorney.
What compensation can be sought in a nursing home abuse case?
Compensation can include medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, punitive damages, and restitution for stolen assets in cases of financial exploitation.
How can I choose the right nursing home abuse lawyer?
Look for a lawyer experienced in elder law and nursing home abuse cases, one who has a successful track record, good client reviews, and communicates effectively and compassionately with you. At Leverty Law & Associates, we have lawyers who have all these attributes; we are just a call away.
What if I can’t afford a nursing home abuse lawyer?
We offer free initial consultations and work on a contingency fee basis. As a result, we only get paid if we win the case, taking a percentage of the settlement as our fee.
How our Reno nursing home abuse lawyer can help you
In a society where our elders deserve the utmost care and respect, instances of nursing home abuse can be both distressing and alarming. When faced with such heartbreaking situations in Reno, Nevada, our experienced nursing home abuse lawyers can offer crucial assistance, guidance, and support to families navigating these difficult circumstances.
Our attorneys at Leverty & Associates Law will make sure to treat the case with compassion, expertise, dedication, and a commitment to ensure a fair hearing and the rightful compensation for victims affected by these incidents. If there are things you find confusing or about which you need a thorough explanation, contact us and we will make sure to explain until you are satisfied.