When your loved one has been seriously harmed by negligent caregivers in a nursing home, you have a right to seek compensation and justice. At Staskus Law Firm, PC in San Jose, attorney Kim David Staskus represents seniors and their families throughout Northern California who seek damages for nursing home abuse. Whether you or your loved one was injured due to the negligence of the facility or an employee, we will hold the responsible person or entity accountable.
When your loved one gets older, you want to make sure that they are properly taken care of. However, when facilities that are meant to care for them cause them physical or psychological abuse, you need to enlist the help of an experienced personal injury attorney. There are several types of harm that occur in nursing homes:
If your loved one has experienced any of these forms of abuse, we have the experience and dedication to seek the damages they deserve for the great harm they’ve suffered.
If you placed your loved one in the hands of someone who was supposed to care for them and they were harmed as a result, we can help you hold the liable parties accountable, whether they are doctors, nurses, aides or anyone else working at the facility. We may also be able to hold the institution itself liable for your elder’s injuries. The types of damages available include those for physical or emotional pain and suffering, emotional distress, and the cost of necessary medical treatment. Under certain circumstances, punitive damages may also be sought.
If a loved one has been harmed while a resident in a nursing home or other long-term care facility in Northern California, Staskus Law Firm, PC in San Jose can assist you in seeking appropriate damages. Please call 408-966-9065 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.