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Meridian Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Lawyer

Feller & Wendt, LLC can help you take legal action for nursing home neglect or abuse against you or a loved one. Our lawyers take these cases very seriously, working hard to bring negligent or abusive nursing home employees or facilities to justice in Meridian, Idaho. We may be able to help you seek financial relief by holding one or more at-fault parties accountable. Call (801) 499-5060 today to request a free consultation.

Why Clients Choose Us

  • We offer nationwide nursing home abuse representation with a personal touch. We give all our clients our cellphone information for 24/7 contact.
  • We have obtained record-setting results for past clients, including multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts. We have a 95% success rate.
  • We bring together a combined three decades of legal experience in personal injury, abuse and wrongful death law.
  • We believe in every injured person’s right to legal representation; we offer our legal services at zero costs unless we win.

When to Speak to an Attorney

It is not right to have to accept nursing home neglect or abuse without a fight. Taking legal action against the nursing home could be the best way to shine a light on the dark practices going on at the facility. It could hold the nursing home accountable and force it to make important safety changes in the future. A successful suit could also result in payment for you or your loved one’s damages, including medical expenses, physical pain and emotional suffering. Working with a lawyer could strengthen your nursing home neglect or abuse case in Meridian, Idaho.

How to Identify Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse

Trusting your loved one’s care to a nursing home in Meridian can be a difficult enough choice without adding the fear of elder neglect or abuse. Sadly, thousands of nursing homes around the country do not take proper care of their residents. If you notice signs of potential problems, take action immediately.

  • Unusual injuries
  • Frequent hospital visits
  • Bruises, broken bones, burns or bite marks
  • Malnourishment
  • Bedsores or infections
  • Fall injuries
  • Mood changes
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Sudden decline in mental or physical health
  • Withdrawal from social activities
  • Fear of certain nursing home employees

Look at the conditions in which your loved one is living when you visit the nursing home. Residents should appear clean, well-kempt, reasonably healthy and happy. A dirty, dangerous or unsanitary premises could be a sign of neglect. Pay attention to how your loved one is doing physically, mentally and emotionally. Take any signs or allegations of nursing home neglect or abuse seriously.

How to Protect Someone From Nursing Home Abuse

As soon as you notice any potential red flags for nursing home abuse or neglect, take legal action. Call the police if you believe your loved one is in imminent danger. Report your suspicions to the nursing home staff. Remove your loved one from the nursing home until someone can investigate the problem. Then, contact an attorney about a potential civil claim.

Bringing an insurance claim and/or a civil lawsuit against the nursing home in Meridian can force it to take accountability for its actions. Neglecting residents, improperly training employees, hiring someone with a criminal background, withholding food, using cruel and unusual punishments, failing to maintain a safe premises or abusing residents are all wrongdoings a nursing home might commit. In any of these situations, protect your family’s rights with help from a lawyer.

Find Out if You Have a Case Today

Feller & Wendt, LLC offers free initial consultations upon request to discuss potential nursing home neglect and abuse lawsuits in Meridian. Our local lawyers can investigate your case, let you know if we believe you have a claim and help you with the next steps forward. If the nursing home is guilty of neglect or abuse, it could owe your family significant compensation for damages. Call today for a risk-free consultation near you at (208)-391-5945.