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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Lawyer in Long Island Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

If you or a family member experienced abuse or neglect in a Long Island based nursing home, you deserve compensation and our  nursing home abuse lawyers can help you get it.

We provide free consultations and we never collect a fee unless and until you receive compensation. Call us today 516-932-0400 to schedule yours today.

Passionate Legal Advocates for Long Island Nursing Home Abuse Victims

Our Long Island nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers help victims and their families in many ways, including:

Protecting the Victim’s Rights

Nursing home residents have the right to quality care that is free from discrimination or fear of punishment. They also have the right to protection for their money and property. If a residential care facility violated these rights — or allowed anyone else to violate these rights — the victim can seek compensation.

Building Your Case

A nursing home abuse case requires us to identify the party(s) responsible for the abuse or neglect. We use our network of resources to determine the nature of the abuse, how the injuries occurred, and who is liable for the damages.

Establishing Liability

Several parties can be liable for abuse or neglect of a nursing home resident. They may include:

  • A caretaker
  • Another resident
  • A visitor
  • The facility

In almost every case, the facility itself will also be liable for the abuse or neglect

because it is responsible for resident safety, care, and well-being.

Our attorneys will establish the at-fault party’s liability by showing how they failed to provide an acceptable level of residential care.

Proving Damages

We will investigate your case to determine the damages you or your loved one suffered. We will collect all the relevant documentation and expert testimony necessary to support your case.

Providing Answers and Updates

Throughout the process, our team will be there for you, answering your questions and providing updates about your case. Our Long Island injury lawyers provide compassionate representation and quality care for our clients and their families.

To learn more about how we help nursing home abuse and neglect victims, call us at 516-932-0400 for a free consultation.

Recoverable Damages for Long Island Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

The law allows you to pursue compensation for the victim’s economic and noneconomic damages. These may include the following types of damages:

Medical Care & Treatment Costs 

You may be entitled to recover any of the following:

  • Emergency treatment costs
  • Medical transport costs
  • Surgery and hospital costs
  • Medical testing
  • Residential care
  • Psychological evaluation and treatment
  • Prescription drugs
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Assistive devices

Financial Exploitation Damages

If you or your loved one suffered financial abuse while in a Long Island nursing home, you can recover:

  • The value of stolen property
  • Account fees
  • Reimbursement for overcharges and services not provided

Emotional Damages

You or your loved one may also be entitled to compensation for the following noneconomic damages:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Diminished quality of life
  • Emotional turmoil

We will determine your total damages based on the nature and extent of the victim’s injuries and prognosis for recovery.

We Accept All Types of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Cases on Long Island

Nursing home neglect and abuse can take many forms. We handle all the following types of neglect and abuse cases:

Basic Needs Neglect

Basic needs neglect includes withholding food, water, assistance with personal hygiene tasks, and related needs. It may also involve the failure to provide a safe environment.

Medical Neglect

Medical neglect involves a failure to provide necessary medical treatment and care. Signs of medical neglect can include missed or incorrect dosages of medication, bedsores, and untreated infections.

Physical Abuse

This type of nursing home abuse involves the physical mistreatment of patients. Signs include unexplained bruises or broken bones, dislocations, concussions, and inappropriate restraint.

Sexual Abuse

This type of abuse may not present with obvious signs or symptoms. Signs may include unexplained pelvic pain or bleeding and unexplained fear of a staff member or another resident.

Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse can manifest in the form of sudden and unexplained withdrawal, personality changes, and a loss of interest in activities they once enjoyed.

Financial Abuse

Financial abuse can include:

  • Stolen jewelry and personal possessions
  • Identity theft
  • Unauthorized use of the victim’s credit cards
  • Overcharging for services
  • Charging for services not rendered

If your loved one died as a result of injuries sustained in a Long Island nursing home, we can help you file a wrongful death action. Contact us today at 516-932-0400 to learn more.

You Have a Limited Time to Recover Compensation — Act Now

You have a limited time to pursue legal action for nursing home abuse on Long Island.

Contact a Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. personal injury lawyer today for help. Our team provides a free consultation to explain how we can help you seek justice for the harm your loved one endured. If you enlist our help, we will act quickly to assist you and preserve your legal right to seek damages.

Schedule a Free Consultation with a Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Lawyer on Long Island

The personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. are committed to providing caring and capable legal representation for nursing home abuse victims and their families.

Our multilingual staff has years of experience navigating the New York injury claims process. We will work tirelessly on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome for you. We can assist you in English, Spanish, Greek, Bengali, Kannada, or Tamil.

Contact us today at 516-932-0400 to schedule a consultation.

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