Attorney for Nursing Home Abuse Victims—Serving PA Since 1922
The nursing home system is not doing a sufficient job to protect all of those living in assisted living facilities. Too many residents are suffering from neglect and even outright abuse. In order to protect nursing home residents, accountability is critical.
If your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, after getting him / her out of that situation and ensuring they are receiving safe care, you may have questions about the legal side of your situation. Taking action against a negligent or abusive staffer / facility helps protect others from similar abuse while ensuring justice for your family.
At our law firm in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, we’ve been representing injury victims in our state since 1922. Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP is knowledgeable, adept, and skilled. We’re here to advocate for you and to make a difference in your case. We’re proud to be a law firm that stands up for our clients aggressively and fights to win tough cases.
Over the course of our years in practice, we’ve recovered millions and millions of dollars for our clients. You can rest assured that your legal dispute is in good hands—when we take a case, we fight to win.
What You Should Know About Nursing Home Abuse
Abuse / neglect happens to 1 in 10 nursing home residents on average, according to recent statistics. Types of abuse can vary and may include sexual, physical, emotional, and / or financial abuse. Some extreme cases may even result in wrongful death.
Some causes and contributing factors of nursing home abuse include:
- A lack of training / education for employees
- A lack of oversight
- Failure to thoroughly vet and background train new hires
Victims of nursing home abuse may suffer from severe health issues or conditions that impact them mentally. As a result, many are “silent victims,” unable to report the abuse they are receiving. Knowing how to watch for signs of abuse, staying vigilant, visiting frequently, and showing interest and attentiveness could protect your loved one from a harmful situation. Know how to choose a reputable nursing home and continue to watch for warning signs. If you see something suspicious, take action.
"We feel Carolyn did an excellent job. She took on our case as another attorney said she wouldn’t touch it. So to take on this case and have one hearing with a judge that might be a little tougher says a lot to us about Carolyn."- Larry H.
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Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP has a “no-fee” guarantee. This means that if we win your case, we get paid. If we don’t win your case, we don’t get paid. You’re going through enough; paying legal fees shouldn’t be added to your list of concerns. We’re here to get justice for your family, not to add to your stress. Call a Harrisburg personal injury attorney from the firm at (717) 775-7514.