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Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers in Indianapolis

When you choose to place a loved one in a nursing home, you do so with the expectation that they will be cared for, and essentially safer and healthier than they would be in their own home. Sadly, this isn’t always the case as nursing home abuse and neglect are far too common. If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to neglect or abuse within a nursing home setting, we can help.

Our Indianapolis nursing home neglect attorneys represent those who have been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect. We can help when a loved one has suffered injury or death due to the following situations and more:

  • Bed Sores
  • Choking
  • Dehydration
  • Falls
  • Financial Exploitation
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Malnutrition
  • Medication Errors
  • Sexual & Physical Abuse
  • Sepsis
  • Unnecessary Use of Restraints
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Wandering

Common Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

At times, abuse can be hard to detect. Be proactive to ensure your loved one is safe by watching out for the following indicators of abuse, neglect or exploitation:

  • Emotional withdrawal
  • Sudden changes in behavior
  • Heavy medication or sedation
  • Development of bed sores
  • Rapid weight loss or gain
  • Infections or Skin rashes
  • Any incident involving broken bones
  • Unexplained bruises or other injuries
  • Sudden changes in financial accounts
  • Unexplained or unexpected death

 

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According to the State of Indiana’s Adult Protective Services offices, adult abuse, neglect and exploitation are defined in the following ways:

Abuse: Any touching (battery) of a person in a rude and insolent manner. Verbally abusing an individual is also a punishable offense.

Neglect: The intentional withholding of essential care or service. Abandonment of an individual is also considered neglect.

Exploitation: The intentional misuse of a person’s property, person or services for financial gain.

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If you suspect your loved one is in danger or has been the victim of abuse, neglect or exploitation, there are steps you can take to help.

Contact your area Adult Protective Services office or local law enforcement:

Indiana Adult Protective Services Hotline 1-800-992-6978

Contact an attorney who has experience handling nursing home abuse and neglect cases. Our attorneys have significant experience assisting those who have who have been injured or who have a loved one who has died due to the fault of another person or company.

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Contact our Indiana Nursing Home Neglect Personal Injury attorneys now to schedule an initial consultation and case evaluation.

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