Septic sores, or infections involving a loved one in a nursing home.
Any occurrence involving broken bones, especially a fractured hip, a broken arm, or broken leg.
Any type injury or death occurring during or shortly after an occurrence of wandering (including outside the facility) when the staff is not aware that the resident is missing for some period of time
Resident is frequently ill, and the illnesses are not promptly reported to the physician, and or the family
Serious injuries requiring emergency treatment or hospitalization of a loved one
Rapid weight loss, or weight gain without physician or family notification, and a change in treatment being provided
Unexplained or unexpected death of the resident
One nursing home resident injures another resident
Heavy medication or sedation of a parent or a loved one in a nursing home
About the Author
Attorney Steven Peck has been practicing law since 1981. A former successful business owner, Mr. Peck initially focused his legal career on business law. Within the first three years, after some colleagues and friend’s parents endured nursing home neglect and elder abuse, he continued his education to begin practicing elder law and nursing home abuse law.