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Unfortunately, instances of Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect often fail to be recognized because the elderly victims are incapable of expressing their pain or reporting the abuse or neglect on their own. Thus, it is extremely important that loved ones be watchful, vigilant and on guard for any signs or symptoms of neglect or abuse of their loved ones. Any one or more of the following signs could be evidence of Massachusetts nursing home neglect or abuse and warrant further investigation:
If you have any suspicion at all that a close friend or loved one may be the victim of Massachusetts nursing home neglect or abuse, please contact one of our Massachusetts nursing home abuse lawyers right away at 617-787-3700 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Time is critical.
You should also consider reporting the matter to the director of nursing and the facility administrator at the Massachusetts nursing home or other facility. In addition, or alternatively, you may report the matter to the facility ombudsman, or notify the state and federal hotlines. Our Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers would be pleased to assist you in locating the appropriate governmental authorities to file a complaint.
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The initial step in moving forward to obtain justice for you or a close family member with respect to your Massachusetts nursing home abuse or neglect case is suspecting that you or a loved one may have been the victim of Massachusetts nursing home abuse or neglect. It is unfortunate that, all too frequently, a Massachusetts nursing home victim is incapable or unwilling to talk about the abuse or neglect with friends or relatives. Therefore, if you develop a sense or hunch that something is wrong, you should immediately contact and consult with one of our expert Boston nursing home abuse lawyers to review your case. Frequently, our highly skilled Massachusetts nursing home abuse lawyers will then consult with Massachusetts medical professionals. This process can often include obtaining and reviewing the nursing home and other medical records for you or your loved one, in addition to other important information. If it is determined that you or your loved one has a good case, the next measure is usually for our Massachusetts nursing home abuse lawyers to give written notice of your claim to the individuals or entities that are believed to have committed the abuse or neglect.
Determining whether or not you or your loved one has a meritorious Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect case is far from an exact science. Because such determinations involve the professional judgment and opinions of professionals, such as medical experts and lawyers, it is recommended that you seek a second opinion from one of our expert Massachusetts nursing home attorneys if you have been told that your case or the case of a loved one is without merit.
The Boston, Massachusetts Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates handle Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we will not charge you or your loved one an hourly rate for our services. Our Massachusetts nursing home abuse personal injury attorneys are only paid a percentage of the recovery if we are successful in getting money for you or your loved one. If we do not obtain a monetary recovery for you, then you owe us nothing.
There is simply no easy answer to the question of when you or your loved one can expect to receive financial compensation with respect to your Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect case. The vast majority of all cases, including Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect cases, are settled prior to trial. Some Massachusetts abuse and neglect cases are settled prior to the filing of a lawsuit in court, while others are settled during litigation or even just before trial. A Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect case, if litigated to trial, could last a number of years. If you pursue a Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect case, you need to understand from the outset that a quick resolution cannot be guaranteed, and it may very well be necessary to hold the wrongdoers accountable before a Massachusetts jury. Our Boston nursing home abuse lawyers are experts at doing so.
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Whether by nursing home caregivers, health care providers or family members, Massachusetts elder abuse is a serious issue. Instances of Massachusetts elder abuse should be reported immediately to the authorities. To recover money damages, call our Massachusetts nursing home neglect and abuse lawyers at 617-787-3700.
There are several types of behavior that are defined by the law as Massachusetts elder abuse and neglect, including:
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If you feel that you or someone you love has been a victim of Massachusetts elder abuse, whether by family members or Massachusetts nursing home employees, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our Massachusetts nursing home abuse lawyers will help you decide if you have a case and will work hard to protect and defend your rights while maintaining your dignity.
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There have been recent reports regarding incidents of Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect that document that for every Massachusetts elder abuse case that is reported, five elder abuse cases go unreported. In fact, studies show that Massachusetts elder abuse, and particularly Massachusetts nursing home abuse, has been increasing in recent years, and yet remains largely unreported. There are multiple types of behavior that constitute Massachusetts elder abuse, but in general such abuse involves the willful infliction of injury on another person. Fortunately, our expert and highly skilled Massachusetts nursing home and elder abuse attorneys have been assisting Massachusetts elder abuse victims obtain significant money damages for their injuries for over the past two decades. A number of the Massachusetts attorneys that are available to our nursing home clients through referral agreements have been nationally recognized for their outstanding legal skill and expertise. We are highly qualified experts who will fight tirelessly on our Massachusetts elder abuse client’s behalf until we recover the highest monetary compensation to which he or she is entitled.
There are a number of state and federal statutes that are in place to help protect against the potential for elder abuse, particularly in nursing homes. In 1987, Congress passed The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA). OBRA was established to set minimum quality of life and quality of care standards for individuals living in nursing home facilities. Despite these regulatory agency protocols, elder abuse continues to occur every day in nursing homes throughout Massachusetts and across the United States. Regulatory protocols serve an important function in helping to curb Massachusetts elder abuse, but they certainly do not eliminate such abuse. It is important that individuals continue to be fully informed of the signs that indicate potential Massachusetts nursing home abuse and neglect, so that we are best prepared to assist our loved ones in the event that they are a victim of Massachusetts elder abuse.
Under Massachusetts law, neglect is defined as the failure of a Massachusetts nursing home or other Massachusetts elder facility to provide the goods and services necessary to avoid physical injury, mental harm or emotional distress. It is important to remember that aside from overt abusive acts, such as verbal abuse and failing to adequately medicate a Massachusetts elder, omissions or failing to act can also constitute Massachusetts elder abuse. If there is any suspicion about the potential for Massachusetts elder abuse with respect to you or your loved one, prompt action should be taken. Failing to act under these circumstances can lead to further injury and, in some situations, a Massachusetts wrongful death.
In Massachusetts, there is a statute of limitations that limits the amount of time that you may have to bring a Massachusetts elder abuse claim for yourself or a loved one. If you do not file your Massachusetts elder abuse claim within the necessary time period, you will forever lose out on your right to recover money damages for you or your loved one’s Massachusetts elder abuse injuries. The Massachusetts elder abuse attorneys at our Boston, MA law firm consult with a number of medical experts and other professionals to ensure an accurate evaluation of a Massachusetts elder abuse victim’s injuries. Please do not hesitate to contact our expert Massachusetts elder abuse attorneys today at 617-787-3700 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not hesitate to call. Your needs are our top priority!
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