Nursing homes are supposed to be safe places for people who are unable to care for themselves. When you place a loved one in the care of a nursing home, you expect that he or she will be kept safe from harm while all medical needs are properly met. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you suspect negligence, abuse or any form of medical negligence, it is vitally important that you discuss the problem with an experienced Greenwood nursing home neglect attorney.
At the law firm of Ayers, Smithdeal & Bettis, P.C., we understand how important it is to protect the safety and welfare of your loved ones. Our firm will gather medical reports, witnesses and other details about the victim’s injuries. We will carefully assess your case and provide you with a straightforward evaluation of the options available to you. After thoroughly preparing your case for potential litigation, our attorneys will aggressively pursue the benefits or proceeds due to you under the law.
Greenville Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
Sometimes nursing homes are understaffed and overworked. This can lead to a patient being dropped because he or she is not properly assisted or choking on food that is not part of a prescribed diet. Other times, nursing homes are not careful enough about the staff they hire and tragic examples of neglect and abuse occur, such as:
- Bed sores
- Choking on food
- Dropping patients
- Failure to monitor
- Injuries caused by wandering and elopement
- Medical negligence
- Medication errors
- Physical assault
- Refusal to treat
- Sexual assault
- Slip-and-fall injuries
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The lawyers at Ayers, Smithdeal & Bettis, P.C., represent clients throughout the Piedmont, Upstate and Sandhills regions. Contact our Greenwood, South Carolina, office 855-213-4405 to arrange a consultation.