Columbia Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers
Many families have turned to nursing homes when they need help providing the support and care that their loved ones need but they are unable to give on their own. The trust that families in these positions necessarily place in a nursing home is substantial. Unfortunately, in far too many cases, this trust is violated, as nursing home staff members act abusively or negligently. Nursing home negligence, abuse, and neglect is a serious issue in the United States, and the consequences it can have for elderly individuals and their loved ones can be devastating.
At the Goings Law Firm, LLC, our team believes that nursing home negligence in Columbia cannot and should not be allowed to persist. Fortunately, families whose loved ones have suffered as a result of nursing home negligence have the right to take legal action against those responsible, holding them accountable for their negligence and the consequences it has.
Examples of Nursing Home Negligence, Abuse and Neglect:
Nursing home negligence can take many different forms, with consequences ranging from emotional and psychological trauma to physical injury or even death. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents in Columbia are forced to suffer from:
- Nursing Home Falls
- Bed sores
- Physical abuse
- Psychological abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Theft and Fraud
These and any other forms of nursing home negligence need to be stopped as quickly as possible in order to protect the elderly. And with the help of a lawyer, it is often much easier to get the justice and compensation your family needs after a loved one has been abused or neglected in a nursing home.
Contact a Nursing Home Attorney in Columbia
Our lawyers at the Goings Law Firm, LLC, are dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of anyone in Columbia who has been victimized by an abusive or negligent nursing home staff. Call us at (803) 350-9230 if you or a loved one has gone through such a terrible situation and you are interested in taking civil action against the nursing home or staff member.