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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect


There is a great amount of trust that is given to the people who care for our elderly and disabled family members. Dodson Law Firm, LLC represents elderly and disabled individuals and their families when a care facility or its employees have broken that trust and caused injury. Nursing home abuse is typically exemplified by intentional physical, emotional, sexual, or psychological abuse. Nursing home neglect can take many forms. Nursing home employees may fail to help residents eat, bathe, go to the bathroom, participate in physical therapy or general activities, or even respond to calls and requests for help. Some may even neglect to move or reposition a resident who can't move on their own. 


      Such startling neglect and abuse can show itself through:


  • bruising
  • bed sores
  • infections
  • malnutrition
  • soiled clothing
  • dehydration
  • physical injuries
  • depression










 

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