If you are concerned about the treatment of a family member in a nursing home or if you know someone in a nursing home who has suffered a string of injuries or required additional medical attention, you should contact Heiting & Irwin. Nursing home injuries are not limited to the elderly, but anyone who may not be able to care for themselves alone, whether it be mental or physical.
Such improper treatment as:
- Physical abuse
- Mental abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Wrong medications
- Poor hygiene
- Financial exploitation
Here is a list of some signs that there may indicate nursing home abuse or neglect:
- Unusual bruising or bleeding
- Open wounds, sores or cuts
- Burns and abrasions
- Sudden and unexplained change in weight
- Soiling, poor hygiene, smell of urine or feces
- Loss of hair
- Torn, stained, or bloody clothing or bedding
- Listlessness or unresponsiveness
- Infantile or other strange behaviors
- Physical or emotional withdrawal
- Disappearance of personal items
- Sudden and unusual financial transactions
It is extremely important that you select qualified attorneys and enable them to investigate all possible aspects and circumstances of your case immediately. A simple call to Heiting & Irwin will get that started. It is always best to have experienced and successful attorneys on your side who have handled many claims on behalf of those mistreated in nursing homes. For the best chance at a positive outcome, you should contact us immediately, to allow us to obtain facts, information, materials and witnesses while the information is still fresh.
Photographs and gathering of evidence may be extremely important. Delay can mean lost evidence and lost opportunity. In order to obtain fair and just compensation for your loss, you should contact attorneys very experienced in these types of cases, attorneys such as those at Heiting & Irwin. We understand your concern for your family members and loved ones and want to help. Promptness is important because it gives us the opportunity to act quickly and ease your mind faster.
We have handled these cases since 1976, with our own investigator and many experts available to make sure all important facts and information are documented and preserved. We have the resources to investigate your claim properly and to preserve the evidence so that your rights will be protected. In addition, Heiting & Irwin may assist you with insurance issues, medical expense issues, sources of income, and other things. Strict time limits apply in these cases and can act to bar a claim completely. It is extremely important that we are engaged as soon as possible to enable us to have the opportunity to investigate promptly and thoroughly. Prompt access and investigation is a must!