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  McAlester     Oklahoma City        Tulsa
888.247.0902     855.605.6361     855.269.7369
Nursing Home Abuse

Compassionate McAlester Nursing Home Lawyers Help You Stop the Abuse

Our Tulsa nursing home attorneys fight for residents’ rights

Nursing home abuse is a real problem, and victims often experience declining health that could lead to death. The passionate lawyers at Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford want to help elderly victims and their families enforce their rights and put an end to the abuse.

The safety and security of the elderly is important to us. They deserve our respect, not harmful behavior. At Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford, we care deeply about helping nursing home residents through the justice system, holding abusers accountable and stopping the abuse. Here to help with your nursing home neglect case.

The consequences of nursing home abuse

Staff members often keep abuse quiet. Victims frequently do not report abuse because they fear retaliation or social isolation. The abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional or financial.

Abusers see nursing home residents as easy victims. The abusers could be employees, visitors or other residents. In many cases, nursing home workers are unable to put a stop to the abuse, because they are overworked, underpaid and poorly trained.

Some potential signs of nursing home abuse include:

  • Bruises, cuts, burns or fractures
  • Fear of visitors or of being alone
  • Unexplained crying
  • Unrecognized names on paperwork
  • Loss of money or possessions
  • Unsanitary living conditions

Nursing home and elder abuse is against federal and state law. At Stipe Harper, we relentlessly research the facts in the case and determine who is liable. We do not rest until your loved one is safe.

Oklahoma City nursing home lawyers who pursue justice on your behalf

The safety of your loved one is not enough. The justice system holds the liable parties accountable for their actions. Our nursing home attorneys seek compensation for damages, including:

  • Wrongful death. If it is found that a nursing home resident died due to abuse, our lawyers file a wrongful death claim on behalf of the family.
  • Medical expenses. Many victims require additional medical attention due to abuse. We pursue the compensation necessary to cover these medical costs.
  • Pain and suffering. The abuse likely caused significant physical and emotional stress on the victim and on the family as well. We seek damages to compensate pain and suffering.

Our Oklahoma City nursing home lawyers are committed to bringing victims of nursing home abuse to safety. Our experience gives us an edge in the legal proceedings involved in the case.

Contact our Oklahoma City nursing home lawyers today and arrange for your free initial consultation

If you suspect nursing home abuse, work with Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford today and let us help you to end it. Call us today or contact us online for a free consultation.