Kansas City Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
Elderly people who have been entrusted to the care of an assisted living
facility or nursing home are there for a reason-they have become incapable
of fully caring for themselves, and require help and support in their
Anyone who takes advantage of a senior citizen's weakness and vulnerability
in order to carry out any form of physical, emotional or sexual abuse
can-and should-be held accountable. If you suspect that a loved one is
the victim of nursing home abuse, do not hesitate to contact us at the
Montee Law Firm, P.C. for help.
Click Here for a Free Nursing Home Abuse Consultation.
Fighting for the Victims of Elder Abuse in Kansas City
The victims of nursing home abuse frequently do not speak out about the
situation, either out of shame or fear of reprisals. Encourage your loved
one to discuss the situation in a safe place, perhaps outside of the nursing
home. A Kansas City nursing home abuse attorney from our firm may be able
to help your family recover a settlement which can include compensation
for medical bills, economic damages and pain and suffering, as well as
punitive damages in some cases. By taking legal action, you could not
only help your loved one, but also safeguard others against similar abuses
by exposing the situation to the public.
Signs of Abuse
- Unexplained bruises
- Hair loss
- Bed sores
- Weight loss
- Behavior changes
- Mood changes
- Changes in appetite
"What should I do if a loved one suffers abuse?"
When your family member shows signs such as unexplained bruises or other
injuries, dehydration or dramatic weight loss due to malnutrition, you
have reason to suspect that abuse is taking place. Even if nobody in the
facility has attacked or directly harmed your loved one, you may be able
to sue the care provider for neglect which has left your family member
isolated in sordid living quarters.
We can also represent your family in a
wrongful death lawsuit in the event that abuse or neglect has resulted in the tragic
loss of your loved one. Bring the case to us as early as possible, so
that we can begin work on a strategy for claiming the compensation you deserve.
If you believe that an elderly family member is being abused,
contact our firm today for aggressive legal representation.