Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys In Oklahoma
It’s never an easy decision to put an elderly, mentally ill or disabled loved one in a nursing home. When we make that tough decision, we rightfully expect our loved ones to be treated with dignity, respect, and to experience a quality of life they would be unable to achieve on their own. Unfortunately, some nursing homes fail to protect their residents from abuse and neglect. At the Law Offices of Jeff Martin, we will fight for you and your loved one if a nursing home failed in its duty. A nursing home abuse lawyer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, can take an aggressive stand for you and your loved one and hold the negligent nursing home accountable. Call Jeff Martin today: 1-800-980-9205 or 728-8888 in Tulsa.
The mistreatment of the elderly is a growing problem in the United States that could result in serious injuries and even death. According to the United States Census Bureau, the population aged 65 and older is increasing at a faster rate than any other demographic. With more than 36 million people in the United States currently over the age of 65, that number is expected to grow rapidly due to the combination of an aging baby boomer population and advances in medical care that allow seniors to live longer. With millions of people already receiving care in nursing homes and other assisted living facilities, that number is only expected to grow as well.
Elderly abuse in nursing homes can take many forms. Generally, the abuse is an act or omission by a caregiver or professional staff member that causes harm to a nursing home resident. Sometimes it can result in wrongful death. Nursing home abuse can be a criminal act.
How a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Can Help — Our Firm Can Investigate Suspicious Injuries
If you suspect your loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, contact the Law Offices of Jeff Martin today. When we advocate for victims of nursing home abuse, we listen to concerns from their families and work relentlessly to make sure they get the justice they deserve. We can pore over medical records if your loved one has suffered minor or severe injuries.
Nursing home abuse can be:
- Neglect to provide necessary care, food, water, medicine, clothing or necessities for living
- Physical or sexual abuse
- Emotional abuse such as threats, humiliation, verbal assault and isolation
- Abuse of court-appointed roles such as guardianship or power of attorney
Signs of nursing home abuse can include:
- Bed sores
- Bruises or cuts
- Weight loss
- Change in personality
- Foul odors
Contact a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer with Our Firm
At the Law Offices of Jeff Martin, an experienced nursing home abuse attorney serving Tulsa and all of Oklahoma can help if you feel that you or a loved one has been a victim of a nursing home abuse. Contact us today. Remember, your initial consultation is free, and you don’t pay unless we win. Call us today in the Tulsa area at 728-8888 or use our toll free number 800-980-9205.