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Legal help for Fulton County nursing home neglect


When a Fulton County family makes the difficult decision to place an elderly or ill loved one in a nursing home, they are expecting that there will be a reasonable standard of care provided. Unfortunately, there are many instances in which there not only is a failure to care for the residents effectively, but there are examples of outright nursing home abuse that results in injury, illness and even death. For families who suspect that there is nursing home negligence or abuse occurring, it is imperative that they know how to proceed to put a stop to it and seek to be compensated for it.

Man dies from heat after being left outside at nursing home

When people in Fulton County make the difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing facility, there is an expectation that the staff will adhere to a reasonable standard of care. Of course, in a best case scenario, the care will exceed minimum expectations, and the elderly or ill will be treated as if they themselves were the loved one of the nursing home staff. However, it's an unfortunate reality that nursing home neglect occurs, and it's important to know what to do when it does happen.

Elderly woman contracts STD allegedly due to nursing home abuse


A nightmare scenario for a family in Fulton County is when they put an elderly or infirm loved one in a facility to care for them and discover that the nursing home staff has committed abuse. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse happens all too frequently. It can lead to injury, illness and even death. In many instances, the families are not even aware that their loved one suffered personal injury as a result of the nursing home workers' failure to adhere to a reasonable standard of care. When it happens, it's imperative that the circumstances be investigated to find out the details.

Member of nursing home staff arrested for abusing resident


When the decision is made to place an elderly relative into a nursing facility in Fulton County, the family does so believing that there will be a reasonable standard of care exhibited by the nursing home staff. One of the worst realizations that can occur is to learn that there is nursing home abuse taking place. This is not only a betrayal on the part of the people working at the facility, but it is a terrible crime to commit elder abuse. The nursing home needs to be held responsible for abuse perpetrated on the elderly they have been entrusted to care for.

Former nursing home staff member accused of abusing residents


When a person is in need of nursing home care in the Atlanta area, the last thing the family expects to happen is abuse or neglect from the nursing home staff. Nursing home facilities are required to provide a reasonable standard of care to their residents. When the elderly residents are treated poorly or subjected to nursing home abuse, the family might believe they are helpless when, in fact, they have a right to pursue legal action and compensation for what happened.

Lawsuit alleges nursing home negligence and abuse


When people in Fulton County make the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home, they're expecting the staff to, at the very least, adhere to a reasonable standard of care. The nursing home staff is hired to care for their residents in a professional and caring manner. However, nursing home abuse and nursing home negligence does happen. It can lead to illness, injuries and even death.

Nursing home negligence leads to arrest of owner and worker


In Fulton, when family members make the decision to place an elderly or disabled loved one in a nursing home, the last thing that goes through their minds is the possibility that the nursing home staff won't adhere to a reasonable standard of care. Nursing home neglect does happen and, in many instances, it can lead to severe injuries and even death of the victim. People who have a loved one in a nursing home need to be vigilant about the possibility of neglect and abuse.

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