Nursing Home Negligence
Lawyers in Macon, GA
Our elderly citizens are often also our most vulnerable. Hundreds suffer wrongful death, abuse, neglect, or financial fraud while they are entrusted to the care of nursing homes or senior care facilities. Georgia specifically provides for the recovery of punitive damages, economic damages, pain and suffering, and attorney’s fees where there has been recklessness, fraud, and patient abandonment. The attorneys at Reynolds, Horne & Survant have handled numerous cases involving abuse and neglect of the elderly and disabled.
Examples of Such Negligence or Intentional Conduct Include, But are not Limited To:
- Bed sores
- Improper restraints
- Physical abuse
- Over medication
- Failure to clean and bathe
- Stealing property, money, checks
- Malnutrition- failure to provide food and liquid
- Failure to change sheets, adult undergarments, bandages
- Injuries from falling
- Undue influence concerning property and/or wills
It is important that you document the abuse or neglect which you, or a loved one has suffered. Photographic evidence is helpful to document unsanitary conditions, poor hygiene, bedsores, physical abuse, improper restraints, etc.
IF THERE HAS BEEN PHYSICAL ABUSE CONTACT THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY.
The attorneys at Reynolds, Horne & Survant have handled many cases involving elder abuse and neglect. Contact us today for a free consultation.
For your convenience, our office is in Macon, Georgia, but we serve clients throughout the southeastern United States and nationwide. Call (478) 405-0300 to schedule a free case evaluation today.