Category: Elder Abuse
Indianapolis elder abuse law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of elder abuse in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.
Nursing home abuse is a growing concern in Indiana, as well as across the country. According to recent studies, approximately one in three nursing homes in the United States have been cited for abuse or neglect, with many of these incidents resulting in serious emotional or physical harm. If you or a loved one have […]
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While we do not know how often nursing home abuse and neglect occur, we can be fairly certain that it is underreported. In many cases, nursing home residents are unwilling or unable to report it themselves. They may be embarrassed to admit that it is occurring or may fear retribution on the part of nursing […]
If your family had to make the difficult decision to move an elderly loved one into a nursing home, you naturally did your research and chose a healthcare facility that you determined would meet your relative’s health, safety, and social needs. When, instead, your loved suffers from bedsores while in the nursing home, you have […]
Your Indiana Lawyers: Bill Hurst What is Elder Abuse? Sadly, elder abuse is a phenomenon that is prolific in today’s society. In 2010 nearly 6 million cases of elder abuse were reported in the U.S. Even more sadly, that number is undoubtedly an inaccurately low one. The National Center on Elder Abuse is convinced that […]
By William Bill Hurst Hospital and nursing home workers experience accidental muscle injuries at a rate that exceeds workers in construction, mining, and other work place occupations. NIOSH(A) was created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act to look for ways to prevent injuries in the work place because many of these injuries have resulted in […]