Nursing Home Abuse
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Nursing Home Abuse in Connecticut
Nursing home abuse is a sad reality in many assisted living facilities. If you or someone you know has experienced physical abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse, financial exploitation or other mistreatment in a Connecticut assisted living facility, contact law enforcement officials and a Connecticut nursing home abuse attorney immediately.
How a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Can Help
There are several steps you should immediately take upon learning of nursing home abuse:
- Contact police or the Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman
- If possible, help ensure the safety of the elder abuse victim
- Hire a Connecticut elder abuse attorney
While Connecticut law enforcement authorities pursue a criminal investigation, your lawyer can prepare and file a personal injury lawsuit against the abuser and the nursing home, if appropriate. A personal injury lawsuit enables the victim to collect compensation from the abuser to pay for medical treatment, pain and suffering, and any property that was damaged or destroyed as a result of the abuse.
Find & Hire Connecticut Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys
If you or a loved one has been the victim of elder abuse or nursing home abuse, you must take immediate action. Under Connecticut law, there's a limited period of time in which to file a personal injury lawsuit, so you should hire a Connecticut lawyer as soon as possible.
If you need help locating an attorney, then you've come to the right website. Call Attorneys.com at 877-913-7222 or complete the form on this page. Our free service can quickly connect you to local Connecticut nursing home abuse attorneys.