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    File A Nursing Home Abuse Claim

    If your loved one was neglected or abused in a nursing home, settlement benefits may be available. Call for a free consultation and find out if you have a claim. Burk Injury Lawyers won’t charge you any attorney fees unless we collect on your behalf. When you hire Christopher Burk, our team will:

    Take the time to listen to your story
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    Go the extra mile to achieve a favorable resolution

    Las Vegas nursing home injury attorney Christopher Burk and Burk Injury Lawyers believe your loved ones should never have to suffer abuse and neglect at the hands of their caregivers. Nursing homes often retain corporate legal teams to coerce families to drop abuse and neglect allegations. We level the playing field between the little guy and faceless nursing home facilities, helping your family recover compensation.

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    Acting on Suspicions of Elder Abuse or Neglect

    In many cases, nursing home abuse victims who are harmed at the hands of a caregiver are unable or afraid to speak up for themselves. They often display a range of physical or emotional signs, however.

    Symptoms such as malnutrition, dehydration, unexplained injuries, bedsores, nervous or fearful behavior, or depression may be signs your loved one has been abused. You have the right to report suspicions of nursing home abuse and seek compensation for the injuries your loved one has endured.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Las Vegas Nursing Home Abuse

    • Freedom from neglect or abuse
    • Freedom from unreasonable restraint practices
    • The right to receive treatment from a personal physician
    • Freedom of speech and religion
    • Protection against unlawful discrimination
    • The right to refuse medical treatment
    • The right to personal privacy and privacy in medical care programs
    • Unexplained infections
    • Bedsores
    • Unexplained cuts, bruises, burns, fractures or other injuries
    • Sudden weight loss
    • Sexually transmitted diseases
    • Poor hygiene
    • Withdrawal from normal activities or from interacting with others

    Emotional outbursts, anxiety or depression, and out-of-character expressions of nervousness or fear when caretakers are near may also indicate mistreatment has taken place. These signs indicate it may be time to act.

    If you suspect your loved may be a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect in Nevada, a number of options are available to help you voice your concerns and put an end to the maltreatment. If a loved one is in immediate danger, you may wish to contact the local police, sheriff’s office, or emergency medical service. Additionally, making a formal report to Nevada Adult Protective Services (APS) can help ensure your loved one is safe. You may also take civil action against the facility by contacting The Patriot Law Firm.