What is Neglect?
Generally, a failure to provide a person with a level of service or care that is essential to maintain health and safety. Neglect is a “failure to provide goods and services necessary to avoid physical harm, mental, anguish or mental illness”. Examples include a failure to provide proper medication, food, clothing, medical care, lodging and supervision.
If you or somoene you love is the victim of neglect–be it at a nursing home, hospital or daycare–you have the right to sue for compensation for any mecical bills, related expenses and pain and suffering. If you have any questions, give our lawyers a call. We can answer your questions, discuss your legal options and determine the best course of actions for your needs and situation. There is never a cost or obligation for a consultation.