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Elder Abuse and Neglect in West Virginia

Nursing home abuse and neglect in WV

Only Settle for the Best Possible Care

Don’t let nursing homes get away with abusing or neglecting your loved one. As the baby boomer generation ages, more and more families are faced with a tremendous decision – whether or not to place a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility. With aging comes a multitude of health issues such as heart disease, kidney disease, blindness and Alzheimer’s disease, all of which cause complications and require medical attention that many families cannot handle alone. Making the choice to entrust a loved one to a health care facility can be painful, but we trust that these institutions are run by and staffed with professionals who will provide the best possible care.

Lack of Care in Nursing Homes in West Virginia

Unfortunately, that is not always the case. The Waxman Report found that in about 1 in 10 nursing homes, citations were filed regarding abuse that had the potential of causing serious, and sometimes fatal, injuries to residents. If you believe your loved one has been the victim of abuse, our firm is prepared to act for their interests immediately. If you suspect that your relative has been abused or neglected, contact Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC.

Nursing homes can be understaffed, often with employees who do not have the background to properly care for its residents. To the attorneys at Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC, this isn’t just illegal; it’s deplorable. Sadly, our firm has handled cases of nursing home abuse and neglect for years in West Virginia and Ohio. We aggressively litigate these cases and secure generous settlements and jury awards for our clients. We care about our clients and their right to receive proper care and treatment, and we believe that a facility that is negligent must pay the price for their actions.

Why You Need a West Virginia Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

Whether for profit, non-profit, private, corporate, large or small, no facility should get away with abusing its residents. When we take a case to trial, we make sure the guilty party pays for its carelessness. We are aggressive in pursuing justice and compensation, and are zealous advocates for elders’ rights throughout the state of West Virginia. We can be trusted to take effective legal action to assist you and your loved one. Take action now – contact a lawyer from our office to begin an analysis of your case.