Nursing home abuse attorneys in Atlanta.

Nursing Home Litigation

What You Need to Know About Atlanta Nursing Home Litigation

When you suspect your elder loved has been injured through neglect or abuse, turn to Pope & Howard, P.C., the Atlanta nursing home litigation experts. Our attorneys are well versed in the federal and state regulations designed to protect the elderly. We’ll help you build a case to win your lawsuit against the nursing home or assisted living facility in question.

Although many nursing homes provide excellent care, some institutions take advantage of their elder patients. Yet, negligence and abuse are sometimes difficult to prove. The Atlanta nursing home litigation attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C. are here to help you identify these signs.

Identify Signs of Abuse

Before we begin any Atlanta nursing home litigation, our attorneys will evaluate the evidence of abuse or negligence which may include:

  • Bedsores
  • Malnutrition
  • Injuries
  • Bruises
  • Infection
  • Medication errors
  • And other signs

Mental abuse is also grounds for Atlanta nursing home litigation, although it is harder to prove. Signs of mental abuse include changes in behavior or personality and/or increased anxiety or fear. Many elderly individuals are afraid to speak out, making it even more difficult to determine if there is a case for abuse.

While preparing a case for Atlanta nursing home litigation, the team at Pope & Howard, P.C. will take evidence of both physical and mental abuse into consideration. Your elderly loved one should not only receive proper medical treatment and care, but feel comfortable and safe in his or her new home.

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