If you have a family member in a nursing home or long-term care facility, call the local Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (advocates for patients) with any complaints or questions about your loved one. It is a free service.
To find your local ombudsman program click here: https://theconsumervoice.org/get_help
Richard C. Bell: Providing Legal Counsel for New York City Victims of Nursing Home Abuse
Entrusting a professional with the welfare of a beloved family member is always a tough decision, but as the aging population in the nation increases, the need for full-time care can become a necessity. The overall expense of utilizing nursing home establishments in addition to the mental stress associated with the separation are already a burden. Worrying about the welfare of your loved one once they’re placed in a nursing home facility should not be added to the list, yet nursing home residents become victims of abuse many times. Nursing home residents may be abused by a trusted staff member while on the premises of their temporary, or permanent housing facility. Injuries may range from fall downs to bed sores to even fatalities. If your elderly loved one was harmed in a nursing home in New York City, Richard C. Bell can provide you with the kind of legal representation and advice you deserve.
Richard C. Bell Understands That Elder Abuse is a Very Serious Matter
There may be special protections under New York law that apply to a particular elder abuse case. Often times, elderly patients who are in need of around the clock assistance are as helpless as young children. There are many different types of elderly abuse that can take place in a nursing home:
- A fractured hip resulting from a fall down
- Serious injury or death resulting from failure to administer medication promptly or properly
- Debilitating bed sores from negligent care
Richard C. Bell’s Goal Is Bringing Justice on Behalf of New York City’s Senior Citizens
Richard C. Bell’s mission is to maximize compensation for New York City residents who have been harmed as a result of nursing home abuse.* In many abuse cases, evidence is time sensitive, so obtaining a qualified lawyer in a timely fashion is a way to ensure the maximum results.* To begin a thorough investigation of your claim without delay, call Richard C. Bell at 877.CALL.LAW (225-5529) or 212.714.0988.
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