More families today face the difficult decision of moving an elderly loved one into a nursing home, retirement home or long-term assisted living facility. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, our nation’s 65-or-older population could reach as high as 70 million by the year 2030.
A trying situation can turn horrifying when the family begins to observe that their loved one has unexplained cuts, bruises, burns, bedsores or broken bones, or when it appears that no one at the home is looking after their hygiene or nutrition. The loved one may suffer a sudden catastrophic injury, or their condition may quickly deteriorate and lead to death.
An increased number of nursing home abuse and neglect cases are being reported throughout the country, including in Northeastern North Carolina. In many instances, the injuries or deaths suffered by our loved ones are not accidents at all, but instead are the result of a pattern of negligent, reckless or intentional misconduct by nursing home operators and staff.
Dedicated Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
At Glover Law Firm, our Northeastern North Carolina nursing home abuse and neglect attorney is dedicated to protecting the rights of elderly victims and their families. Danny believes strongly that when nursing homes betray the trust you place in them, they need to be held fully accountable, and you must be fairly compensated for the harm you have suffered.
For more than 22 years, Danny has helped personal injury victims throughout the state, especially in Northeastern North Carolina and the Outer Banks, including those in Elizabeth City, Edenton, Hertford, Camden, Currituck, Manteo, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Duck, Corolla and surrounding areas in Pasquotank, Camden, Dare, Currituck, Perquimans, Chowan and Gates counties. Our results include some of the largest verdicts and settlements in Northeastern North Carolina history.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious or fatal injuries from nursing home abuse and neglect, call us today at 252-299-5300 or use our online form to learn how we can help you. We provide free consultations and charge no fee unless we are successful in recovering damages for you.
Danny Glover, Jr.’s Experience & Resources Count
When we work on your nursing home abuse and neglect case, we will conduct a thorough investigation into what has occurred. The accident or injury suffered by you or a loved one may be an isolated incident or part of a pattern of physical, emotional or financial misconduct.
Some of the common cases of nursing home abuse and neglect occur when a nursing home and its employees fail to:
- Administer proper medication
- Provide adequate nutrition and hydration
- Assist in the patient’s personal hygiene
- Care for bedsores, cuts, wounds or broken bones.
In some cases, a nursing home staff may have physically or sexually assaulted a vulnerable, elderly resident or misappropriated their financial information and personal funds.
Our nursing home abuse and neglect attorney and staff use our skill, experience and resources to develop your case, and we will work hard to uncover why you or your loved one suffered a personal injury or wrongful death as the result of a nursing home’s misconduct. This can arise when the nursing home makes critical errors in the:
- Hiring and retention of staff (including the failure to conduct criminal background or abuse registry checks or adequately staff the facility)
- Training and supervision of staff
- Maintenance of the premises (including living facilities and medical equipment).
A nursing home abuse and neglect case requires navigation of state and federal laws, and it can involve multiple parties. Nursing homes are often part of large corporations that will aggressively defend their interests. That’s why it’s important to work with a highly qualified and dedicated personal injury attorney and staff when seeking justice in these cases.
You also need to work with a personal injury law firm that will keep you regularly updated and informed about your case. If you have questions and concerns, you deserve prompt answers.
Contact Our North Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Today
Attorney Danny Glover Jr. is an experienced injury attorney, an accomplished trial lawyer and a passionate advocate for the rights and interests of his clients. Danny has more than 22 years of combined legal experience and have helped thousands of personal injury victims and their families to recover favorable verdicts and settlements. For his work, Dany has earned recognition from North Carolina Super Lawyers, The Million Dollar Advocates Forum and N.C. Advocates for Justice, among others.
Danny assists nursing home abuse victims throughout the state, especially in Northeastern North Carolina and the Outer Banks, including those in Elizabeth City, Edenton, Hertford, Camden, Currituck, Manteo, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Duck, Corolla and surrounding areas in Pasquotank, Camden, Dare, Currituck, Perquimans, Chowan and Gates counties.