Nursing home abuse and neglect is unfortunately far more common than most would believe. While families who discover that their loved one is a victim can face difficult and emotionally turbulent times, they should feel reassurance in knowing that there are procedures in place for reporting abuse or neglect in Michigan nursing facilities. Additionally, there are laws that protect the rights of victims and families, and allow them to pursue justice and compensation for their damages in the civil justice system.
At Goodman Acker, P.C., our Detroit nursing home abuse lawyers work personally with victims and their loved ones following acts of physical, emotional, financial, and sexual abuse in nursing homes, as well as cases involving unreasonable neglect. We support our clients through these tough times, and leverage over 75 years of collective experience to guide them through the administrative and legal pathways involved.
Reporting abuse is critical to protecting your loved one, holding staff and nursing facilities accountable, and protecting others who may fall victim to abuse or neglect when such conduct goes unaddressed. Should you wish to take steps to report abuse at a Michigan nursing home, take note of the following:
Timely action is critical in reporting abuse – both as a means to end and intervene in wrongful conduct and to initiate the process of asserting your legal rights. If you have questions about nursing home abuse and neglect at a facility in Detroit or anywhere the state of Michigan, Goodman Acker, P.C. is readily available to help. We offer free and confidential consultations, and can provide the information you need to better understand the steps ahead.
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