Baby boomers across the state of Pennsylvania are considering how they will like to spend their retirement years. For many, travel, vacations and relaxation are on the agenda. Others might want to take up a new hobby or spend time with grandkids. But, the truth is, many people will suffer from serious medical conditions that will make it impossible to live out these dreams.
In these cases, families may have the burden of taking care of their aging family members. And unfortunately, this burden becomes too much for many of them. For these Pennsylvanian families, a nursing home may be the best solution. Under the care of a nursing home, elderly people can get their medical and day-to-day needs met.
While this sounds ideal, many nursing homes fall short of these expectations. And, many people suffer serious injuries, and even death, due to the negligence of a nursing home and its employees. Nursing home neglect and abuse can be devastating for residents and their families. It can leave people and their families with their trust broken. It can also leave people with untold physical, emotional and financial damage. In the worst case, nursing home negligence and abuse can result in a resident's death.
In these cases, taking legal action might be in the family's best interest. A lawsuit can help to compensate families for their losses and help make sure that this type of tragedy doesn't occur again. However, taking this action is not always easy and people may wonder where to even begin.
The attorneys at our law firm have years of experience working on these sensitive cases. We understand the difficult financial circumstances that can result from the lack of oversight at a nursing home and the carelessness of some of its employees. We have worked tirelessly to provide families with some closure following these devastating incidents. For more information about our law firm and nursing home abuse, please see our nursing home neglect and abuse webpage.