Watch for Signs of Elder Abuse
Has your loved one suffered due to elder abuse or neglect in a nursing home? If signs of elder abuse exist, it is important to protect him or her from harm as quickly as possible. You may also pursue a personal injury claim against the nursing home or another party that was responsible for the injury.
At Aiken & Scoptur, S.C., we are dedicated advocates for injured and abused elders. We work to protect elders and hold negligent nursing homes and other parties accountable for their actions. We have a proven record of success obtaining favorable settlements and verdicts for our clients. Contact us today to discuss your case.
Signs of Elder Abuse
Elder abuse can take many forms, including physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse. Some of the most common signs of elder abuse include:
- Bruises, lacerations and welts
- Untreated bedsores
- Broken bones and sprains
- Broken eyeglasses
- Missing hair
- Sudden weight loss
- Signs of emotional distress such as apathy and withdrawal; and fearful behavior around certain individuals
- Unusual financial activity such as large withdrawals
Our lawyers are well versed in the signs of elder abuse and investigate these cases thoroughly to identify the party or parties responsible for the injuries sustained by the victims. We understand how difficult it is to know your loved one has suffered in this way. We will apply our experience and resources to pursue justice and compensation for those harmed.
Schedule a Free Consultation
If you believe your loved one has suffered due to elder abuse, we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible. We will provide a free consultation, and you will owe no attorney fees unless we handle your elder abuse claim and recover compensation that benefits you or your family member.