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Nursing Home Abuse

Wisconsin Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

grandmother holding her daughter's handNothing is more devastating than to find out that a loved one has been abused in a nursing home, the very place that is supposed to protect and care for them.

You’ve done all you can to care for them but when you decided you needed help you were let down and betrayed.

 

1 out of 3 Nursing Homes in the US
cited for Abuse

Unfortunately, as the US population continues to age these issues are likely to increase. While nursing home abuse is on the rise it’s not your fault and it’s not too late to get the help you and your loved one deserve.

Experienced Wisconsin Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers are here to help you.

What is considered nursing home abuse?

Nursing home abuse is defined as any type of harm that comes to a resident in a long-term care facility, including:

Often, the abuse stems from facilities that are understaffed but no matter the reason, any type of abuse is wrong and a criminal offense that a Milwaukee Nursing Home Abuse Attorney can assist you with.

types of abuse

What to look for?

If suddenly, your loved one has unexplained bruises or worse, broken bones, this might be an indication that they’ve sustained some physical abuse. Sometimes an elder can fall and break a bone, but if it’s consistently occurring and the bruises are in various stages, this is a concern. It’s important to look for signs to know if your loved one is being abused.

elder abuse signs

an old man in his office

How do I know if my older loved one is being abused? youtube logo

Neglect = Most Common

Physical Abuse = Intentional

Emotional or Sexual

Financial


CHECK NURSING HOMES FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS

Milwaukee County Nursing Home List
Ozaukee County Nursing Home List
Washingon County Nursing Home List
Waukesha County Nursing Home List

 

crying grandmother

    What to do if you suspect abuse?

   Don’t assume that someone else has taken the path to address the situation.

Take Action | Ask Questions

 

Get Help from a Trusted Expert

  • Call the police for immediate threats
  • Notify management
  • Contact Adult Protect Services
  • Schedule a free consultation
  • Review or draft estate planning documents

Free Consultation

Whether you suspect wrongdoing, have witnessed harmful actions, or just want confirmation that your loved one is getting the care they deserve our team can help you. Schedule a call now.

 

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When you contact our Milwaukee area law firm, your case will be treated like a unique request for assistance. You are a real person with real needs and will be treated like one by our firm. Nobody has time to be passed around an office from paralegal to secretary and back.
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