When a loved one requires more care than can be provided at home, we seek help from professionals. We expect our loved ones in nursing homes to be cared for with respect and expertise. It is devastating to find your loved one has been harmed or abused while under others' care. The range of emotions that follow often leave families feeling helpless. Our attorneys who have supported families through nursing home abuse cases are here to help your family navigate confusing and difficult time.
While you may blame yourself for what has happened, it was not your fault. Nursing homes are professional settings with standards for care. You were counting on those standards of care, and trusting the home had your loved one's best interest at heart. A nursing home that employees an abusive staff person must be held accountable for the negligence that harmed your loved one.
Nursing home abuse may manifest as physical abuse, such as hitting or pinching, neglect, the overuse of restraints, or the failure to provide care. Sexual abuse, whether through inappropriate attention or physical advances, is another form of nursing home abuse. Many families who suspect nursing home abuse find the institution to deny wrongdoing. Abuse can be difficult to detect, so if your intuition tells you something is wrong, you are wise to explore it. If you suspect abuse, an attorney can help you determine the best avenue to address your concern.
Many families are intimidated by the claims process and shy away from litigation. Our goal is to represent our clients in a way that simplifies their lives, allowing them to focus on emotional healing rather than practical issues. By filing a St. Louis nursing home abuse claim, you take control of the situation. There is no reason you need to be victimized again, whether bullied by the nursing home or an insurance company. We endeavor to win settlements for families to secure their financial futures, easing one burden so you can focus on what is most important.
The Onder Law Firm is offering free consultation to persons, and their family members, who have been subjected to nursing home abuse. Experienced St. Louis nursing home abuse attorneys can help a family understand the full impact of the abuse and fight for a fair settlement. We believe that anyone harmed as a result of another's negligence needs and deserves fair compensation. All St. Louis nursing home abuse attorney consultations are completely confidential, free of charge and without any further obligation. St. Louis nursing home abuse lawsuits are handled on a contingency basis, without any up-front fees and we only receive compensation if and when we are able to secure a settlement on your behalf.
Contact a St. Louis nursing home abuse attorney from our firm as soon as possible after the injury incident.