Caring North Carolina Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys
Has a Nursing Home Employee Abused or Neglected Your Loved One?
Long-term care should be secure, restful, and safe—free of poor conditions, abuse, or neglect. When the facility you trust mistreats a loved one; what do you do? If you suspect abuse or neglect, contact the North Carolina nursing home abuse attorneys at Henson Fuerst immediately. Call (866) 677-0420 or complete a free initial consultation form right away. We can hold the nursing home accountable, stop the abuse, and ensure your family member gets the care they need.
Steps to Follow After Discovering Nursing Home Abuse
- Seek Medical Attention
Take your loved one to a hospital or alternative care facility to be examined as soon as possible. If the nursing staff doesn’t allow you to remove your family member from the facility, contact a North Carolina nursing home abuse attorney at Henson Fuerst immediately.
- Document the Abuse
As soon as you discover your loved one is suffering from abuse or neglect, take pictures of the injuries and room conditions, and write down any witness statements from staff or other residents.
- Relocate Your Loved One
Whenever possible, try and move your loved one to another facility. Choosing another facility may take time, so make sure you have documented and reported the abuse as soon as possible.
- Report the Abuse
If your loved one or other nursing home residents exhibit any signs and symptoms of abuse, report the abuse as soon as possible to government authorities.
- Contact Henson Fuerst
A North Carolina nursing home abuse lawyer at Henson Fuerst can investigate the details surrounding your case and help ensure the abuse or neglect is put to an end for the entire facility.
We’ll Fight for Your Loved One
If you are concerned about the treatment your loved one is receiving, contact the legal team at Henson Fuerst today. Call (866) 677-0420 or complete a free initial consultation form. We advocate for people suffering from mistreatment—and will treat your case with respect and compassion.
Need for an Advocate?
In North Carolina, a long-term care ombudsman advocates for residents in elder-care facilities, nursing homes, and assisted-living facilities. They are trained to resolve problems and keep all matters confidential. Throughout the state, 17 offices currently provide such support.
We Stand By You
Our clients—mothers, fathers, children, and neighbors facing physical, emotional, and financial trauma—are part of our family. When Henson Fuerst represents you, we get to know you as a person and pride ourselves on making a difference in your life. We have the integrity to treat you with compassion and respect. That is why we fight to level the playing field so your voice is heard.