If your loved one is a victim of negligence or abuse in a nursing facility, you need a skilled and experienced South Carolina nursing home neglect attorney to help you obtain full and fair compensation for your losses. Our trial attorneys have extensive experience representing victims of personal injuries and wrongful death resulting from nursing home abuse and neglect. We represent clients in and around the geater Spartanburg, South Carolina area, including Anderson and Greenville. Nursing home abuse and neglect takes many forms. Not all signs of nursing home neglect and abuse are visible. You need skilled and experienced nursing home attorneys to protect your rights. Nursing home abuse and neglect generally includes: Malnutrition
Bed sores and pressure ulcers
Bruising and injuries
Physical or sexual abuse
General neglect The number of reported incidences of nursing home and elderly abuse is shocking. Studies show that a variety of factors that contribute to elder abuse are understaffing, unqualified or inadequately trained staff, and overcrowding. According to experts, approximately one third of families in the United States may be affected by the abuse of an elder relative while he or she is living in a nursing home. With the elderly population on the rise, the frequency of abuse is increasing as well. The lawyers at Poliakoff & Associates are zealous advocates on behalf of victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. The firm handles all nursing home neglect cases on a contingency basis. If no recovery is obtained, no fee is charged.