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 elder abuse 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 personal injury 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 Meridian nursing home can be a difficult enough choice without adding the fear of elder neglect or emotional 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
- 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 a nursing home abuse 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 elder abuse situations, protect your family’s rights with help from an experienced lawyer from Feller & Wendt, LLC.
Find Out if You Have a Case Today
Feller & Wendt, LLC offers free initial consultations upon request to discuss potential nursing home negligence and abuse lawsuits in Meridian. Our local abuse 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. Contact our elderly abuse and personal injury lawyers in Meridian for a risk-free consultation near you at (208)-391-5945.