North Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
Representation for Victims of Physical Abuse
If your loved one is suffering from physical abuse in a North Carolina nursing home, an experienced nursing home negligence attorney at Lanier Law Group, P.A. can help you put an end to this immediately.
Physical abuse refers to any type of harm, pain, or injury inflicted on one person by another. Because of aging and deteriorating health, elderly people tend to be more vulnerable to injury. When physically abused, an elderly person may suffer from a number of injuries, including brain injuries, broken or fractured bones, internal bleeding, paralysis, neck or back injuries, and more.
At our firm, we have experience representing victims of all forms of physical abuse, including:
- Assault & aggravated assault
- Battery & aggravated battery
- Sexual assault
- Sexual battery
- Pushing, kicking, shoving, hitting, punching, etc.
- Unlawful use of physical restraints
- Prolonged or continual deprivation of food or water
- Broken or fractured bones
- Cuts, open wounds, welts, bruises, red marks
Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Serving North Carolina
If you suspect that your loved one has been physically abused by a caretaker at a nursing home, it is important to contact an experienced North Carolina nursing home abuse attorney who can assist you in taking legal action. We can help you file criminal charges against the person responsible for your loved ones' injuries as well as file a personal injury lawsuit against that individual in civil court. Not only does your loved one potentially stand to recover compensatory damages for his or her pain and suffering, but also your loved one could be awarded punitive damages as well.
To learn the full range of your rights under North Carolina personal injury law, please don't hesitate to contact a nursing home abuse lawyer at our offices.