Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer in Charleston, SC
Seek Justice for Your Loved One with Sanders Law Firm, LLC
At Sanders Law Firm, LLC, we represent families and individuals who have been the victim of nursing home abuse and neglect. Placing your loved one in a nursing home or assisted-living facility is an emotional decision. Because the elderly are often defenseless, proper care, proper treatment, improved quality of life and respect are expected. When this trust is breached, we systematically and aggressively pursue justice.
Our experienced personal injury attorney in Charleston understands the operational challenges of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Often, we find these facilities to be understaffed and their care providers are not always properly trained. If you're loved one has been harmed, we know how to substantiate the factors that led to their illness or injury and make a compelling case for relief before the law.
It is possible to have the last word in these matters. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Attorney T.O. Sanders today.
Detecting Signs of Neglect & Abuse
After placing your loved one in a nursing home or assisted-living facility, it's important that loved ones stay vigilant and involved. On a regular basis, monitor your loved one for common signs that something might be wrong.
What to look for:
- Abuse (physical, emotional, verbal or sexual)
- Fear of staff or other residents
- Bedsores (or pressure sores)
- Dehydration and malnutrition
- Failure to execute dietitian's recommendations
- Failure of nurse and/or doctor to monitor
- Fecal impaction
- Fractures from falling
- Rapid weight loss
- Sudden decline in mental or physical condition
- Unexpected death
- Wandering from facility
Sometimes, neglect or abuse doesn't become apparent until a serious health concern arises. No matter what the circumstances of your loved one might be, our firm is ready to help. Before records are lost or changed and before staff members leave the facility, contact Sanders Law Firm, LLC for a Charleston area nursing home abuse and neglect attorney.
We're ready to stand with your family during this difficult time. Call our offices at (843) 573-8828 today.