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We want the best possible care for our loved ones. Placing an elderly family member in a nursing home can be a difficult and stressful experience. It is not always an easy transition, and we want to ensure the safety of our loved ones. When a family member is subjected to abuse or neglect from a care provider, you may be at a loss of what to do or who to turn to after the incident.
The experienced nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys at Mickelsen Dalton have handled these sensitive claims, bringing justice to families. After experiencing abuse and neglect, you need to focus on your family while letting our attorneys handle the legal claim to get you the compensation you deserve.
The attorneys at Mickelsen Dalton work hard to hold wrongdoers accountable so that anything similar to what occurred to you does not happen to anybody else. They give everything they have to their clients.
We explore every single legal avenue, leaving no stone unturned. There is no evidence that has remained untouched. There is no detail that gets ignored. Brian and Danny are on a mission to succeed. The South Carolina personal injury attorneys of Mickelsen Dalton, LLC are committed to their client’s success.
Our attorneys came together to listen to, counsel, and advocate for people who are suffering from everyday tragedies, pain, and loss. They are prepared to assist each client in navigating the complexities and challenges of our legal system. They deliver solutions and outcomes to their clientele.
Abuse and neglect at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities go unrecognized and unreported on a regular basis. Please report your suspicions of neglect or abuse to the appropriate authorities as soon as feasible.
Unfortunately, many reports do not receive timely attention. By the time a follow-up is done, the evidence of bedsores and bruising may have faded. Furthermore, due to the frailty of older generations, scratches and bruises may have occurred by chance and are insufficient evidence of abuse. Even wary family members may begin to mistrust their own judgment. Promptly contacting an experienced attorney can help preserve evidence and get the justice you deserve.
Despite widespread underreporting of abuse and neglect cases, the National Center on Elder Abuse undertook research to raise awareness or nursing home and elderly caregivers neglect and abuse, finding that:
“The resident has the right to be free from verbal, sexual, physical, and mental abuse, corporal punishment, and involuntary seclusion,” according to federal nursing home standards. Abuse and neglect in nursing homes are defined as follows in these regulations:
The nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys at Mickelsen Dalton are here to help you and your family during these trying times. If your family member has sustained injuries due to the negligence of a caregiver or nursing home provider, please contact us today. Please contact us online or call us at (843) 804-0428 (South Carolina) or (678) 641-9054 (Georgia).