Nursing Home Abuse
New York Elder Abuse Lawyer
NYC law firm supporting victims of abuse and neglect in elder care and assisted living facilities
The attorneys at the Brooklyn-based law firm of Rubenstein & Rynecki have over three decades of experience helping clients seek justice when their loved ones suffer abuse or neglect in elder care or assisted living facilities.
Understanding nursing home neglect
Most people assume abuse involves physical violence. In reality, neglect is also a form of abuse, and it represents one of the most common forms of abuse, resulting in declining health and eventually death. Placing loved ones in nursing homes or assisted living facilities represents a difficult decision for most individuals, who make this choice to ensure their loved ones obtain the continuous care and professional attention they need. No matter how much research you do prior to selecting a facility, you need to remain watchful for signs such as the following:
What to do if you suspect elder abuse
If you believe a loved one suffers from abuse in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you need to take immediate action to stop further abuse. New York City operates a 24-hour hotline at 800-621-4673, and the New York City Department for the Aging also provides extensive resources that can help.
The experienced attorneys at Rubenstein & Rynecki can also provide the advice you need to ensure the safety of your loved one, and we can help pursue compensation if your loved one suffers injury.
Seek support from an experienced lawyer
Even slight suspicion of elder abuse or neglect requires immediate attention. It costs nothing to schedule a free consultation with an experienced lawyer at Rubenstein & Rynecki to discuss your case and learn how we can help. Representing victims throughout NY since 1972, our firm has the experience, skills, and resources needed to help you pursue the monetary damages you deserve. No recovery, no fee. Contact us today for a free consultation.