No family takes the decision to use a nursing home lightly. It is a life-changing matter that often involves a great deal of family discussion and research into neighboring nursing homes. If you discover the nursing home your family chose has not been treating your loved one fairly, kindly, or even legally, take action. File a nursing home abuse or neglect claim against the establishment with assistance from an attorney. Contact the Law Offices of Howard Kitay 24/7 for a free legal consultation. Our La Mesa nursing home abuse lawyers may be able to help your family through this difficult time.
Why Hire Us For Nursing Home Abuse Claims in La Mesa?
- Our lawyers have decades of experience representing clients throughout California. Our lead attorney, Howard Kitay, has been accepting clients since 1989. He and the rest of the firm are committed to representing abuse survivors.
- Our lawyers use personalized legal services, tailored advice, and aggressive negotiation tactics to achieve the best possible results for each client. We can take nursing home abuse claims to court in San Diego County when necessary.
- Our lawyers provide maximum accessibility to their clients by accepting them on a contingency fee basis. We will not charge for attorney’s services unless we secure a settlement check or judgment award on your behalf.
What Is Nursing Home Abuse?
Nursing home abuse is the intentional injuring of a nursing home or other long-term living facility residents by the establishment or one of its employees. It can describe any type of injury, illness, or harm that befalls the elderly residents of a nursing home due to negligence, recklessness, or intentional abuse. At the Law Offices of Howard Kitay, we can help the victims of any type of nursing home abuse.
- Physical abuse
- Psychological or mental abuse
- Verbal abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Financial abuse or exploitation
Our attorneys know how to bring claims against nursing homes in La Mesa. We can search for signs of negligence or abuse, identify the appropriate defendant, file your lawsuit, and seek maximum compensation through all outlets available. Meanwhile, our lawyers can also address your physical and emotional needs for optimal peace of mind. We can set you up with top doctors in La Mesa, for example, while we take care of your lawsuit.
What Are Your Rights When it Comes to Nursing Home Abuse Claims in La Mesa?
As a survivor of nursing home abuse or a family member, you have the right to speak out. Go to the police as soon as you suspect this crime. Report your issue to the manager of the facility as well. Document the incident with photographs and incident reports, if possible. Then, contact us for a free legal consultation about filing a lawsuit. Filing a civil claim against a negligent, reckless, or at-fault nursing home could lead to financial compensation for abuse and justice for survivors. It could also force the nursing home to reform, potentially preventing other residents from becoming abuse victims in the future.
To obtain fair compensation for your injuries and damages after La Mesa nursing home abuse, you or your lawyer will need to navigate laws such as the Elder Justice Act. The federal and state governments have many laws a nursing home or its employees might have violated. Our lawyers have decades of experience successfully handling nursing home abuse cases. Hiring an attorney from the Law Offices of Howard Kitay could improve your ability to navigate elder abuse laws in a way that will obtain top results for your claim.
Contact Our Lawyer
Our nursing home abuse lawyers in La Mesa can help if a facility has subjected you or a loved one to any form of abuse. Contact us immediately upon discovering abuse such as punching, kicking, slapping, cutting, burning, isolating, restraining, belittling, harassing, verbally abusing or financially exploiting elderly nursing home residents. You and your family may be eligible for financial compensation. Discuss the possibility of a civil claim in La Mesa today. Call (619) 442-0542 to schedule a free consultation at the Law Offices of Howard Kitay.