CHARLESTON NURSING HOME ABUSE ATTORNEY
Get the Justice Your Loved One Deserves
When you place a loved in a nursing facility, you never assume that they will be mistreated. Most families decide to do so because they believe that the quality of life these homes offer is significantly greater than that of which they could provide on their own. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you suspect that your loved one is a victim of abuse or neglect, a nursing home abuse lawyer from Preston & Salango, PLLC may be able to help.
We offer FREE consultations and accept all cases on a contingency fee basis.
To learn how we can help, call (304) 342-0512 today.
Why You Need Preston & Salango, PLLC on Your Side
At Preston & Salango, PLLC, our nursing home abuse attorneys in Charleston take great care in listening to your concerns. We understand that taking legal action is probably the last thing on your mind at this time, but we can handle all the complex legal matters while you focus on what truly matters – being with your loved ones.
"I found that not only did I have a great lawyer, but also a friend."
"They actually showed me they cared about me, and that it was not all just about money."
"From our first meeting, I knew I had come to the right place."
We Do Not Tolerate Acts of Nursing Home Abuse
Elderly family members deserve respect and quality care at this stage in their lives. If you are aware of abuse or you suspect any type of wrongful behavior, it is important that you speak with a lawyer as soon as possible. You may be able to take aggressive legal recourse against all responsible parties.
Some of the most common types of elder abuse & neglect include:
- Sexual abuse
- Financial abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Physical abuse
- Medical or drug-related abuse
Recognizing & Investigating Claims of Elder Abuse
In most circumstances, the abuse stems from a member of the nursing home staff, such as a doctor, caretaker, or administrator. There are various signs that you can look for that could be indicators of abuse, including change in behavior, broken bones, pressure sores, unexplainable bruises or cuts, weight loss and other out-of-character behaviors. In the worst cases of neglect, abuse or overmedication, the elderly person may be a wrongful death victim. Financial abuse can be detected if there are sudden charges or withdraws from a bank account.
Committed to Protecting Families in Charleston
Abuse, neglect and any other illegal behavior can be difficult to handle, which is why at the first sign of abuse, you need to contact an attorney. While criminal charges can be placed against the wrongdoer, you may not receive the compensation you need unless you work with an experienced nursing home abuse lawyer.
When you work with our firm, we can determine your eligibility to file a personal injury case and develop a personalized strategy for your situation. We are not afraid to pursue a case in a court, and founding attorney, Mr. Salango, has tried nearly 50 civil jury cases.
Additionally, our firm is home to an attorney who has obtained the prestigious AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating offered for ethical practices and legal abilities.
If a loved one has fallen victim to abuse, contact Preston & Salango, PLLC today.
Schedule a no-cost, no-obligation consultation with our team.