Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect

All too often, we read news items or see news reports on television about nursing home abuse. Elderly people who cannot defend themselves and often cannot speak for themselves are vulnerable to abuse. Elder abuse is a serious matter than can lead to serious injury and even fatality. If you suspect your loved one is a victim of elder abuse, the Philpot Law Firm in Greenville, South Carolina, can help.

Do you suspect that someone you love has sustained an injury because of nursing home abuse or negligence? Call a lawyer from the Philpot Law Firm today at 864-990-0226 to arrange a free consultation. Since 1980, we have been protecting the rights of injured people. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of those we've served, and stand ready to help you and your family, too.

Our Family Helping Your Family

The Philpot Law Firm is family-based and family-focused. Our attorneys take the issue of nursing home abuse and neglect very seriously. Everyone has the right to be treated with care and live with dignity. If you have a relative in a nursing home and have seen signs of abuse and neglect, seek help from an attorney. Signs to look for include:

  • Sores, welts and bruises that the staff cannot explain
  • Sudden changes in the patient's behavior
  • Loss of weight
  • Burns from cigarettes or acid
  • Unusual behavior from the patient, such as biting or signs of fear
  • Dehydration
  • Hunger and begging for food
  • Pressure sores
  • Unclean clothing or bedding
  • Withdrawn behavior or noncommunication by the patient

If you know of or suspect physical abuse, neglect, or verbal and emotional abuse in a nursing home, consult our attorneys today. We care, and we want to help. Call 864-990-0226 to arrange a free consultation.