New York Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Lawyer
If your loved one suffered injuries in a nursing home or residential care facility, you have the right to pursue legal action. You may be entitled to compensation for damages including medical care, pain and suffering, and other damages.
A New York nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will help you fight for justice and compensation for your damages. Call 516-932-0400 now for a free consultation and case review.
We Handle All Types of New York Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Cases
Nursing home abuse and neglect may occur at the hands of doctors, nurses, employees, visitors, other residents, or unrelated parties. No matter who committed the abuse, the New York nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can help.
We assist clients with legal action for all types of nursing home neglect and abuse, including:
Physical abuse may lead to unexplained injuries such as fractures, burns, bruises, and dislocations. Involuntary restraint also constitutes a type of physical abuse in the residential care environment.
Financial abuse may occur through the unauthorized use of credit cards, stolen checks or cash, unauthorized bank account access, or the theft of valuable personal items such as jewelry and electronics. Overcharging for services and charging for services not provided also constitute financial abuse.
Emotional abuse may manifest as changes in the victim’s personality, emotional withdrawal, anxiety, depression, or despondency.
Sexual abuse symptoms include physical conditions such as sexually transmitted diseases, urinary infections, unexplained bleeding, and pelvic pain. Emotionally, sexual abuse victims may display fear or anxiety when visitors leave or when the victim be may be left alone with the suspected abuser.
Basic Needs Neglect
Basic needs neglect includes denying the victim food, water, sleep, basic comfort, personal hygiene services, or personal safety.
Medical neglect includes denying the victim treatment, administering incorrect medications, missing medication doses, and leaving medical conditions untreated.
The Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. legal team provides compassionate legal representation to New York nursing home abuse victims and their families.
Our legal team investigates and documents your case. We identify the at-fault party or parties and prove liability for your damages. We document your damages and fight to recover compensation for all your losses. We remain in contact with you and handle your case from start to finish. Throughout the legal process, we protect your rights and hold the at-fault party accountable for their negligence or intentional actions.
Proving Liability in New York Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse Cases
We investigate your case carefully, obtaining evidence and documentation to identify the party or parties who caused the injuries. The at-fault party may be an individual, the residential care facility, or a combination thereof.
Nursing homes and medical practitioners that work at these facilities must provide residents with a good and accepted level of care and personal safety. Failure to uphold that obligation makes the at-fault party liable for all economic and non-economic damages that result. Depending on your case, you may be able to file an injury claim or a medical malpractice claim.
To support our findings of fault and liability, we document your case with information that may include:
- Medical records
- Photographs and surveillance video
- Eyewitness statements
- Facility safety records
- Expert opinions
Recoverable Damages for Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Our legal team identifies all physical, financial, and emotional damages sustained by the victim. Your damages may include:
- Emergency transport and treatment
- Physician and surgeon services
- Hospital and surgery services
- Imaging and other medical tests
- Medication and medical devices
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
Depending on the details of your case, you may also be entitled to compensation for:
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
- Diminished quality of life
- Personal property
- Financial losses
- Relocation expenses
- Direct and out-of-pocket expenses
If you lost a loved one due to injuries sustained in a nursing home or residential care facility, contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to learn more about pursuing a wrongful death action: 516-932-0400.
Our New York Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Lawyers Fight for You
The injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. provide compassionate legal representation tailored to meet your needs. We fight to help you obtain justice and recover compensation for your damages.
Our services include:
Updating You About Your Case
The Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. legal team provides regular updates about your case.
Identifying Liable Parties
We analyze your case to identify the parties responsible for the victim’s injuries and establish liability for your damages.
Communicating With All Parties
Our legal team communicates with all parties including other lawyers, insurance company representatives, and others involved with your case. We handle all details and aspects of your case so that you can focus on the victim’s safety and recovery.
Documenting Your Case
We support your case with evidence, documentation, and expert opinions. By building a strong, persuasive case, we help you recover the appropriate compensation for your damages.
Identifying Recoverable Damages
Our legal team identifies all recoverable damages. We document each one with evidence and documentation as well as expert opinions.
New York’s statute of limitations on nursing home abuse and neglect is short. If you overstep this time limit, you may lose your right to recover compensation. Contact as soon as possible to preserve your right to compensation for your damages.
Free Consultation for New York Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Cases
Since 1991, the New York nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. have been compassionate advocates for the injured. We will help you throughout the legal process and fight to help you recover the compensation you deserve.
You do not have to face this situation alone. Our team can assist you in English, Spanish, Greek, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada.
Contact us today at 516-932-0400 for a free consultation and case review.