Kansas City Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer in Springfield
If you have made the difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing home, you are counting on that facility to provide care in a professional and compassionate manner. But what do you do if the nursing home that appeared wonderful on your visits is now abusing or neglecting your loved one? At Dollar, Burns & Becker, L.C. our experienced attorneys provide effective legal services to family members who are concerned about the quality of long-term care.
As advocates for injured people, we are persistent in our pursuit of active measures to make fundamental changes to the nursing home care system. We strive to stop nursing homes from falsifying records, understaffing their facilities, and ultimately contributing to the lack of respect and dignity our elderly population deserves.
If you suspect your loved one is suffering from nursing home abuse or neglect, contact nursing home abuse lawyer from our firm. We offer free consultations and attorneys' fees on contingency. Read about our verdicts and recoveries for nursing home clients.
Nursing Home Negligence in the Kansas City Area
Nursing home residents can suffer abuse and neglect at the hands of the people who are supposed to be taking care of them. We help family members obtain better care in the future by obtaining compensation for the abuse and neglect their loved ones undergo. Abuse is found in the form of intentional wrongdoing such as battery or sexual assault. Neglect occurs in the form of malnutrition, dehydration, falls, and bedsores. Anyone who suspects abuse or neglect should call the Elder Abuse Hotline through the Department of Health and Senior Services at 1-800-392-0210. Additionally, appropriate care can be researched through the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program by calling 1-800-309-3282.
Nursing Home Fatalities in Missouri and Kansas
We also represent family members in pursuing a wrongful death claim after the death of a loved one.