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Attorney for Elizabeth Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Elizabeth and the Union County area have a large variety of nursing homes. You should know that some of these nursing homes are poorly managed and operated and often fail to provide the standard level of health care quality that is required of them under the law.
Suspecting Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
If a family member of yours is in an Elizabeth or Union County area nursing home and you suspect he or she may suffered abuse or neglect, you need to speak with New Jersey nursing home abuse attorney Brian P. Murphy. Mr. Murphy fights for the rights of the elderly in New Jersey skilled nursing facilities including nursing homes in Elizabeth and the Union County area.
Types of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Nursing home abuse and neglect comes in many forms. Below is a list of some typical signs of nursing home neglect and abuse. If your family member has suffered any of these, call Mr. Murphy today for a free, one-on-one consultation.
• Bed sores or pressure ulcers
• Broken Bones
• Head injuries
• Poor hygiene
• Sudden rapid health decline
• Malnutrition / Dehydration
• Unexplained injuries
Common Causes of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
Nearly all nursing homes in the City of Elizabeth and the greater Union County area are for-profit companies. Many of the owners of these for-profit businesses place far greater interest on increasing profits than on providing the necessary quality care to their elderly and vulnerable nursing home residents. As a direct consequence, nurse and nurse aide staffing levels at certain Elizabeth and Union County area nursing homes are often intentionally maintained at dangerously low levels. These low staffing levels create very difficult work environments which often leads to nursing home abuse and neglect.
Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Experience
Attorney Brian P. Murphy has been directly focused on nursing home abuse and neglect for years. Mr. Murphy’s years of legal practice in the area of nursing home litigation has provided him highly valuable insights into the industry. Mr. Murphy brings this knowledge with him to each case he litigates. Mr. Murphy knows where he needs to look and with whom he needs to speak in order to effectively litigate your case. If he determines nursing home neglect or abuse has occurred, he passionately fights to ensure you and or your loved one is justly compensated for their loss.
Elizabeth Hospitals and Assisted Living Facilities
Brian P. Murphy, Esq. also investigates legal actions of neglect and abuse at Elizabeth and Union County hospitals and assisted living facilities. If you believe that you or your family member may have suffered abuse or neglect at a Elizabeth or Union County hospital or assisted living facility, contact Attorney Murphy for a free, one-on-one consultation.
Contact a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
Brian P. Murphy is an experienced and well-regarded New Jersey and Pennsylvania nursing home abuse attorney. He has successfully represented many elderly nursing home residents subjected to abuse and neglect. Read what some of Mr. Murphy’s former clients have to said about him. Mr. Murphy handles cases throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. If you see signs of Elizabeth nursing home abuse or neglect, take immediate action today. Contact nursing home abuse attorney, Brian P. Murphy for a free consultation.
The Nursing Home Attorneys is a website owned by attorney Brian P. Murphy. Its purpose is to assist you in understanding your rights, especially when it comes to preventing or protecting yourself against Elizabeth nursing home abuse, neglect, bed sores, dehydration, and wrongful death. It is not legal advice.
Legal matters are billed on a contingency fee basis. All Elizabeth nursing home abuse and and/or neglect cases are personally handled by Brian Murphy.
*Nothing on this website is to be construed as attorney advice or otherwise creating an attorney-client relationship.