Baltimore, MD Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Attorneys
Protecting The Elderly From Abuse In Maryland And Washington, DC
Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have a duty to meet a specific standard of care for patients and residents. When they fail to do so, and an injury results, they must be held accountable.
Stecco Law, P.C. fights for the rights of nursing home patients who are harmed by the negligence of others. We know how to use the laws designed to protect the elderly and have the resources to obtain justice for the injured. We have developed strong ties over the years to highly credentialed medical experts who provide evidence in our cases.
Our firm handles injury and wrongful death claims stemming from:
- Bedsores (skin ulcers)
- Failure to act upon blood work results
- Failure to ensure proper and adequate nutrition
- Failure to meet basic personal needs
- Failure to monitor
- Failure to monitor blood work
- Failure to prevent falls
- Failure to provide security
- Failure to seek appropriate consultations
- Failure to timely transfer to hospital
- Medication errors
Even with all of the media attention about the growing prevalence of elder abuse, it is still shocking to learn that the staff you trusted to care for your loved one has instead caused harm. It is unimaginable and devastating, and you want justice.
Stecco Law, P.C. can help get the justice your loved one deserves. In turn, you could help other potential victims who do not have an advocate, and your decision to act could prevent future abuse.
Experienced, Respected Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer
We apply our prior experience in defending health care providers to proving your case. Our nursing home neglect and abuse lawyers will investigate, gather evidence and devise a strategy that achieves results. We know what to look for and what to expect from the facility’s attorneys. We also work closely with respected medical experts with whom we have developed long-term relationships.
Nursing home neglect and abuse can come in many forms, including:
- Mental abuse
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
Some signs of abuse include:
- Bedsores and bruises
- Broken bones
- Complaints about treatment
- Fear or withdrawal
- Frequent crying
- Head injury
- Medication overdose
- Poor hygiene
- Soiled bedding
If you are concerned that your loved one was a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, contact us today! Schedule your free consultation and discuss your concerns with one of our experienced nursing home neglect attorneys. We can determine if you have a case, and help you know what to do. Call us today!