Nursing Home Negligence/Abuse
West Virginia Nursing Home Injury Attorneys
Compensation for Abuse, Neglect or Medical Negligence
Nursing home negligence and abuse is unforgivable. We put our trust in a facility to look after the safety and well-being of an elderly or frail family member, and often pay more for the highest quality of care.
The Morgantown, West Virginia law firm of Angotti & Straface turns over every stone in pursuing damages against nursing homes and assisted living facilities. We serve families throughout West Virginia and statewide. Call 304-564-6029 to discuss your possible claim.
Lawsuits for Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse
We can help you pursue damages in a wide range of injury and elder abuse cases at West Virginia nursing homes:
- Bedsores and infections
- Malnourishment and dehydration
- Medication errors
- Failure to diagnose and treat illness
- Falls from beds or gurneys
- Falls due to failure to assist (walking, bathing)
- Failing to prevent wandering/elopement
- Security breaches
- Physical abuse or sexual assault by staff, residents or visitors
Our experienced lawyers obtain patient charts, interview the victim and roommates, research the background of staff, investigate previous injury claims against the facility and look for a history of sanctions or warnings from state regulators.
We pursue compensation for medical treatment, pain and suffering, and emotional trauma from nursing home abuse or negligence, and we may seek punitive damages if the facility was severely understaffed, employed unlicensed nurses, failed to perform background checks or otherwise acted with callous disregard for patient safety.
If your loved one suffered a suspicious falling accident, has complained of mistreatment, or if you suspect abuse or neglect at their nursing home for any reason, contact our Morgantown office to speak directly with one of our compassionate and capable lawyers. We offer a free initial consultation, including after hours appointments if necessary.