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Montgomery County Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

Protecting Your Loved Ones & Fighting for Compensation

When you entrust your loved one to a nursing home facility, you reasonably expect that they will be cared for and have all their needs fulfilled. However, many times this is not the case. In fact, according to the Nursing Home Abuse Center, approximately one to two million American seniors are injured, exploited, or mistreated by caregivers every year. Abuse is a common occurrence in nursing homes throughout the nation and it needs to be stopped. If your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, you need strong representation right away.

At Hirsch & Cosca, PC, our nursing home abuse attorneys in Montgomery County can help you hold the responsible party accountable for their abusive actions both legally and financially. Backed by nearly two decades of in-depth experience, we have a firm grasp of this specific area of law as well as a long track record of success. Using our relentless work ethic and extensive experience, we will provide you with the effective and personalized legal services you need and deserve. You can count on us fight for your right to justice and compensation.

To learn more about our nursing home abuse lawyers in Montgomery County and how we can help you, please either call us today at (301) 818-1000 or contact us online.

Nursing Home Abuse in Maryland

Nursing home abuse occurs anytime someone in an assisted living facility experiences intimidation, unreasonable confinement, willful infliction of injury, or punishment with resulting mental anguish, pain or physical harm. This differs from neglect because abuse is intentional harm whereas neglect causes harm through inaction or indifference to your loved one.

Maryland’s nursing homes are overseen by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and they have strict guidelines in place that these homes have to abide by. Unfortunately, many nursing homes do not follow the rules and are never caught by the department. If you, however, have noticed signs that your loved one is being abused, contact us right away.

The common signs of nursing home abuse include the following, and more:

  • Bed sores
  • Infections
  • Dehydration
  • Malnutrition
  • Wanting to be isolated
  • Fractures, falls, or head injuries
  • Rapid weight loss or weight gain
  • Unclean and unsanitary conditions

Helping You Get the Damages You Need

Anytime an elderly loved one is abused or taken advantage of is a horrible occurrence. The resulting expenses are often overwhelming and can include hospital bills, physical therapy, damaged or stolen property, rehabilitation fees, and more. Our nursing home abuse lawyers in Montgomery County can help you fight for compensation for your loved one’s suffering. While we cannot undo the damage that has been done, we can help you get the damages you need to care for your loved one and set them up for a financially independent future.

To schedule your free consultation with our nursing home abuse attorneys in Montgomery County, please contact us today at (301) 818-1000.

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