Philadelphia Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers
Philadelphia Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers
Nursing Home Neglect – Elder Planning Attorneys
More and more people are spending their final years in nursing homes. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse and negligence is on the rise. We believe that elderly people have earned the right to live out their lives in dignity, free from abuse and negligence. Our nursing home abuse attorneys aggressively represent the rights and interests of older people living in New Jersey and Pennsylvania nursing homes.
New Jersey and Pennsylvania Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys
Nursing homes have an obligation to provide a reasonable standard of care to their residents. Our Philadelphia nursing home neglect lawyers and elder planning attorneys have helped numerous families and individuals recover damages for elder abuse and negligence. Some of the common signs of nursing home abuse and neglect include:
- Pressure Sores, Bed Sores, and Decubitus Ulcers
- Dehydration and Malnutrition
- Falls, Dislocations, and Broken Bones
- Infections and Medication Errors
- Inappropriate Use of Physical Restraints
- Physical, Emotional, and Psychological Abuse
- Medication Errors
- Wrongful Deaths
Typically, elder abuse and gross negligence results from staff that is overworked, undereducated, and grossly underpaid. Our skilled nursing home neglect attorneys are dedicated to protecting the dignity of elderly people in nursing homes.
With an increasing number of older New Jersey and Pennsylvania residents spending time in nursing homes, it is becoming more important to have a premier Medicaid planning attorney working with you to protect the wealth you have spent a lifetime creating. Our elder planning attorneys can help set up and design a Medicaid plan that will protect your (or your loved one’s) assets before moving into a nursing home.
Contact Begelman & Orlow, P. C.
Our attorneys understand what assets are exempt from Medicaid, including a home, car, life insurance, and pre-paid funeral contracts, as well as how to handle assets that are not exempt. We believe that people should not lose a lifetime of savings simply because they need assistance in their final years.
Contact our nursing home abuse and elder planning lawyers if you or a member of your family is suffering from nursing home abuse or neglect, or needs an elder planning attorney.
Begelman & Orlow, P. C. represents personal injury clients in New Jersey (including the counties of Camden, Burlington, Gloucester, Salem, Mercer, Atlantic, Ocean, and Middlesex) and Pennsylvania (including the counties of Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, and Bucks).