Pennsylvania nursing homes, in many cases, seem to be the best option for elderly loved ones, especially if their health is frail. Nursing homes have obvious benefits that vary depending on a resident’s needs. However there are many reasons that families view nursing homes as their number one choice. Round the clock health care, adequate facilities and social reasons are great benefits of nursing homes. Sometimes, though, nursing home care goes terribly wrong.
By “terribly wrong,” we mean, cases of nursing home neglect and abuse. These incidences do happen and once or multiple times. If a nursing home does not provide an adequate standard of care to residents and it causes them injury or death, there are ways to hold nursing homes accountable.
Medical expenses can skyrocket when an elderly loved one becomes unexpectedly injured or ill. If a negligent party, like a nursing home, is responsible for that injury, should they be held accountable?
At Savinis & Kane, LLC, our professional staff has handled and resolved hundreds of cases involving instances of nursing home neglect or abuse, even some that have ended in the loss of a love one. We know how difficult this time can be for the family. We are sensitive to this fact, and we are aggressive when it comes to seeking damages for wrongs that a person has suffered. Going after what is right is 100 percent worthwhile, and it can be lucrative for the injured and their family.
Nursing homes are meant to be a safe place that can care for the elderly in their golden years. When the opposite happens; it can be gut-wrenching. There is a way to hold the negligent party(s) accountable for nursing home abuse or neglect.