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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect


Assisting with elder abuse lawsuits

If you or a loved one has been the victim of abuse or neglect in a convalescent home, nursing home or other care facility, we at Brown, Novick & McKinley Attorneys at Law are ready to help you fight back. Our Gloucester County legal team can provide you with attentive support at every stage of your case. When you retain our services, you gain a team of formidable lawyers who stop at nothing to assist you in obtaining compensation for the harm you have been forced to endure.

NJ elder abuse cases we handle

Nursing home patients are extremely vulnerable to abuse or neglect by the very caregivers who have been entrusted to care for and protect them. Regardless of what type of abuse you or your loved one suffers at a nursing home, we are here for you. Below are examples of the types of abuse cases our dedicated lawyers commonly deal with:

  • Physical abuse: Physical abuse occurs when a nurse or other hospital staff member causes bodily harm or injury to a patient. Hitting, pushing, kicking, slapping or improperly restraining are all examples of physical abuse. In addition to causing serious injury, physical abuse may lead to wrongful death.
  • Emotional abuse: A nurse or other nursing home staff member is liable for emotional abuse if they psychologically torment a patient. This may occur through degradation, harassment or physical threats.
  • Neglect: Nursing homes have a responsibility to ensure the safety and care of their patients. A New Jersey nursing home abuse lawyer can help you file a lawsuit for damages if you or a loved one is deprived of food, water, shelter, hygiene or other aspects of general care. Additionally, deprivation of medication can result in sickness or death and may warrant a lawsuit for medical malpractice.
  • Sexual abuse: This deplorable act occurs in nursing homes across the country.

Financial abuse and neglect

One of the most common types of harm the elderly suffer in nursing homes is financial abuse. This can range from small theft of toiletries and other belongings to missing financial documents and sudden withdrawals from bank accounts. If you are the victim of financial abuse, seek counsel from an experienced New Jersey nursing home abuse attorney.

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When negligence causes you or someone you love to suffer any type of harm, Brown, Novick & McKinley Attorneys at Law is here to take your case. Conveniently located diagonally across from the Gloucester County Courthouse, our firm proudly offers flexible hours and operates on a contingency fee basis — meaning you pay nothing unless you collect. To schedule a free consultation and speak to one of our highly qualified lawyers, call 866-942-4909 or contact us online.

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