Farrah Martinez, Personal Injury Lawyer, handles nursing home abuse or nursing home negligence cases. Every year, thousands of Houstonians are faced with the difficult decision of where to place their aging parents who are no longer able to fully care for themselves. Many turn to nursing homes or assisted living facilities who agree to provide a high standard of attention to the elderly. However, nursing homes and assisted living facilities do not always uphold their promise. Patients are often neglected, physically abused, and badly mistreated. At Farrah Martinez, PLLC, we hold nursing homes and assisted living facilities accountable.
Here are the most common signs to detect nursing home abuse.
Falls and Fractures
Dehydration or Malnutrition
Restraint Injuries usually around wrist or ankles
Over medicated or under medicated
Early signs of dementia
Body odor, unwashed hair or the look of not being kept clean
Poor living conditions
Injuries and unexplained bruises
Mysterious withdrawals from bank account
Why Hire Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Farrah Martinez
Houston Personal Injury lawyer Farrah Martinez will review and investigate for claims of nursing home abuse or neglect when serious signs of neglect and abuse are present. She believes that nursing homes must do the job they have promised to do: provide effective and compassionate care in accordance with state standards. There are many ways to seek civil action against nursing homes.
Farrah will review and investigate to determine if any of the following have occurred:
● Wrongful Death
● Intentional Torts
● Negligent Hiring and Supervision
● Loss of consortium
● Third-party Responsibility Claim
● Breach of Statutory or Regulatory Rights or Responsibilities
● Violations of Texas Penal Code 22.04 (Injury to an Elderly or Disabled Individual)
Help for Your Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence Case
If your parent, spouse, or loved one has been abused or neglected while in the care of a nursing home or assisted living facility, contact Farrah Martinez Houston Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer for a free consultation and review of your case. Farrah Martinez is an aggressive nursing home abuse attorney that shows compassion to her clients and will fight to protect those who need help.