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Understanding Scranton Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
You need to know that some nursing homes in Scranton, PA and the greater Lackawanna County area do not consistently provide high quality care and, as a result, residents are being harmed.
Suspecting Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
If you have a family member in a Scranton or Lackawanna County area nursing home and you fear he or she may have been subjected to nursing home neglect or abuse, you will want to discuss your concerns with an experienced nursing home abuse attorney.
Scranton Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Brian P. Murphy
Brian P. Murphy, Esq. is an experienced and well-regarded Pennsylvania nursing home abuse attorney. Mr. Murphy, devotes his entire legal practice to fighting for the rights and dignities of elderly residents in Pennsylvania nursing homes including nursing homes in Scranton and the greater Lackawanna County area.
Mr. Murphy has successfully represented many elderly nursing home residents subjected to abuse and neglect earning them millions of dollars in compensation. Read what some of Mr. Murphy’s former clients have to say about him.
Mr. Murphy handles cases throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. If you see signs of Scranton nursing home abuse or neglect, take immediate action today. Contact nursing home abuse attorney, Brian P. Murphy for a confidential, fee, one-on-one consultation.
Types of Scranton Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
There are various types of nursing home neglect and abuse. Some of these are listed below. If your loved one has suffered any of these incidents, injuries, or indignities, call Brian P. Murphy, Esq. right now for a free consultation.
• Bed sores (pressure ulcers)
• Head injuries
• Improper medication
• Wrongful death
• Poor hygiene care
• Unsanitary living conditions
• Sudden rapid health decline
• Other unexplained injuries
Common Causes of Scranton Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Many nursing homes operating in the City of Scranton and the greater Lackawanna County area are owned by for-profit businesses. These for-profit businesses have direct control over the finances of their nursing facilities. Sadly, some of theses corporate owners are far more driven to grow their profits than to actually provide proper quality care to residents. Many corporate owners of nursing homes take aggressive measures to keep their costs down such as cutting their facility’s staffing and supply costs. These extreme measures keep profits up; but, they also place nursing home residents in harms way.
Nursing Home Abuse Litigation Experience
Personal Injury Attorney Brian P. Murphy, Esq. has targeted nursing homes that neglect and/or abuse the elderly for most of his career. For years, Mr. Murphy has initiated civil action claims against nursing homes that have neglected and/or abused their residents. Mr. Murphy brings his extensive experience with him to each new case he takes on. Mr. Murphy knows where he needs to look to determine if nursing home abuse or neglect occurred. If Mr. Murphy finds your family member has been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, he will passionately fight to make certain you and/or your family member is justly compensated.
Scranton Hospitals and Assisted Living Facilities
In addition to Scranton and the Lackawanna County area nursing homes, Attorney Murphy also investigates potential lawsuits against Scranton and Lackawanna County hospitals and assisted living facilities. If you have reason to believe your loved one may have suffered an injury at a Scranton or Lackawanna County hospital or assisted living facility due to neglect or abuse, contact Attorney Murphy for a free consultation.
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