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6 Steps to Take If You Suspect Nursing Home, Rehab or Assisted Living Abuse

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Are you worried about a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility on Long Island?  Maybe a loved one in a rehabilitation facility? If you suspect or see signs of abuse, there are steps you can and should take to protect your loved one.

See our article on warning signs of nursing home abuse and neglect

What to do if you suspect nursing home abuse

If you suspect nursing home abuse, the first thing you should collect any evidence that has led you to suspect abuse. This includes:

  • Pictures of any injuries
  • Pictures of the room
  • Document in writing any specific incident, including date, time, location, names of staff members involved and circumstances
  • Document medical treatment, including medicines, dosages, names of doctors and nurses
  • Obtain copies of any medical records
  • Any other evidence that supports your case

nursing home abuseAfter collecting as much evidence as possible, contact an experienced nursing home abuse lawyer to help ensure your loved ones rights are protected. A lawyer can help further investigate the nursing home to make you have all the evidence to back your claims and fight for your side .

Our experienced Long Island nursing home abuse injuries lawyers understand how emotionally difficult these cases can be and will work with you to help get you the maximum benefits your loved one deserves for their injuries, pain and suffering. We’ll answer all your questions and take the time to explain your legal rights.

We are a small firm with compassionate lawyers that will fight for your rights!

Contact us today at 516-222-4000 for a free consultation—no obligation or fee. We’ll discuss your case and let you know your legal options.

 

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