Elder Care Negligence

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Connell and Wheeler is a law firm dedicated to representing victims in elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases. The incidence of elder abuse and nursing home abuse in Georgia is growing rapidly. Each day, hundreds of members of our elder population in Georgia are victimized. If your loved one is a victim of neglect or abuse in a nursing home or residential facility, there are likely other residents at the nursing home who are also being neglected or abused; in fact, there is probably a continuing pattern of neglect at the facility. In every nursing home negligence case handled by Connell and Wheeler, the Firm carefully studies the nursing home’s history of violations of both federal and state law to determine if there is a pattern of neglect. We also focus on staffing and training deficiencies, which are often the root cause of nursing home injuries.

Nursing home abuse and neglect takes a variety of forms:

*Negligent care

*Physical abuse

*Sexual abuse

*Financial exploitation

*And many others

The signs of elder abuse are often subtle and a senior who is being abused frequently fails to report the abuse. If your friend or relative has had unexplained injuries, bed sores, a broken hip or frequent falls, and you are suspicious of elder abuse or nursing home negligence, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit including a wrongful death suit if the elder abuse has led to death. Elder abuse law is complex and changes frequently. Hiring an experienced Georgia nursing home negligence attorney can make all the difference in the world.

If you have experienced elder abuse or if a member of your family has been neglected, abused, or defrauded by a caregiver, contact a nursing home negligence lawyer at Connell and Wheeler today. Our firm can help you or your loved one receive the compensation you deserve.