Nursing Home Neglect vs. Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse is almost always active aggression, willful exploitation,
or other deliberate action taken in order to harm residents. Nursing home
neglect is a form of abuse. It is more passive in nature and doesn’t
necessarily always involve the level of sinister intent present in cases
of physical, sexual, or verbal abuse. However, the consequences are just
Nursing home neglect stems from failure to provide appropriate, reasonable,
and attentive care, whether by an individual caregiver or by nursing home
administrative staff. Regardless of whether it stems from caregiver negligence,
understaffing, or anything else, neglect can result in bacterial infections,
exacerbated health problems, delayed medical, avoidable death, and other
harmful, deadly problems.
As soon as you see the signs of nursing home neglect, contact our firm
right away and take the first steps toward justice for your loved one.
Experienced Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers in Long Island
Finding out that your loved one is being neglected or abused in a nursing
home is absolutely devastating. You may be feeling shocked, angry, overwhelmed,
or just unsure what to do next. As you deal with the consequences of that
abuse and work to find the best solution for your aging loved one, you
may need a helping hand to guide you through the process.
Our team at Gruenberg Kelly Della has been sticking up for Long Island
seniors and their families for more than 50 years, and we can bring about
justice for you and your family. We have won hundreds of millions of dollars
for our clients and know what it takes to right the atrocious wrongs so
often committed behind closed doors in assisted living and skilled nursing
facilities. Let us help you obtain the compensation you need to support
your loved one in their recovery and hold the other party accountable
for their egregious wrongs.
Call (888) 305-6372 today to speak to a Long Island elder abuse attorney
and find out how we can serve you and your family.