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Nursing Home Abuse

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Nursing homes in Waterbury care for many of the city's most vulnerable residents. That's why cases involving nursing home abuse and neglect are so upsetting. Instead of making their lives more comfortable, these facilities only make things worse.

We know how angry and confused you must feel after discovering such a disturbing situation. That's why you need the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone & Morelli on your side. Our knowledgeable Waterbury nursing home abuse attorneys have years of experience handling such complex cases. That's why we have such a strong track record of success. In case after case, we consistently win sizable settlements and verdicts for families.

Don't wait to take legal action. A delay could affect your ability to build a strong legal case. Nursing homes sometimes destroy evidence of wrongdoing. That's why it's critical that you contact our law firm immediately. We can get straight to work on your case so you can hold the nursing home accountable for its actions.

Warning Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse and neglect can cover a wide range. The most common cases we handle involving nursing homes in Waterbury and throughout Connecticut involve:

  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Financial abuse
  • Starvation

So how do you know when a loved one's being abused or neglected by a nursing home? The warning signs include:

  • Bruises
  • Broken bones
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Sudden changes in mood
  • Excessive sleeping
  • Large, unexplained withdrawals from bank account
  • Nursing home prohibiting you from visiting loved one

If you notice something wrong, we can help make things right. Contact our law firm immediately. We know what's at stake and we do not rest until justice is served.

Waterbury Office

1629 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06705
Phone: (203) 756-1985

5 Things You Should Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Something seems wrong with a loved one living in a nursing home. What should you do? We strongly recommend taking the following five steps to protect your loved one's health - and their rights.

  1. Report it - Tell the nursing home your concerns. If possible, do it writing and keep a copy for yourself. That way, you have a record of your complaint, just in case the nursing home later tries to claim it didn't know anything was wrong.
  2. Document it - Take photos of whatever's wrong with your loved one. If they have bruises on their arms, take a picture. The same goes for unsanitary living conditions or evidence of malnutrition.
  3. Get medical help - Make sure a doctor sees your loved one immediately. If you think their life could be in danger, call 911 and demand they send an ambulance as soon as possible. There's no room for error when it comes to caring for a loved one's health.
  4. Interview witnesses - Odds are other people living in the same facility noticed something wrong with your loved one. Talk to them and find out what they saw. Witness testimony can be critical in such cases. But if you're not comfortable doing this on your own, simply skip to the next step...
  5. Contact us - We know how to handle the toughest nursing home abuse and neglect cases. We know what evidence to look for, what questions to ask and how the find the facts nursing homes don't want you to know. And if they don't cooperate, we're prepared to take them to court and do whatever it takes to win your case.