Deciding to put a family member in a nursing home is a difficult decision that requires a leap of faith. You must believe that the nursing home administration and staff will be caring and compassionate toward your loved one. Two million people in the US reside in nursing homes, but unfortunately, some caretakers abuse the trust and do not live up to their promise. As a result, nursing home residents suffer unnecessary illnesses or cruel abuse and injury. At Simmons Law Firm, when the unthinkable happens, we stand ready to hold incompetent nursing homes liable.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by nursing home negligence or elder abuse, a Columbia nursing home abuse lawyer from Simmons Law Firm can help. Over the years, we have asserted the rights of nursing home patients and their families in Aiken, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, Lexington, Spartanburg, and throughout South Carolina.
Some of our cases have involved:
When you believe that a loved one has suffered from abuse, neglect, or negligence at a nursing home, time is of the essence, as the statute of limitations for filing the claim are strict.
Simmons Law Firm takes nursing home abuse seriously. Our nursing home attorneys will act quickly to preserve evidence and investigate the case to ensure legal rights of the patient. For a free consultation to discuss your case, call us at 803-779-4600 or toll free at 888-715-8818, or contact us online.