Holding Nursing Homes Accountable

There are over 34 million Americans over the age of 65 living in the United States right now. Statistics show that approximately 40% of those over 65 will live in a nursing home, skilled care center or other long-term care facility.

Elder abuse and neglect is a sad and terrifying fact of life. According to the National Center for Adult Abuse, over one senior Americans have been exploited, injured or mistreated in some way while be cared for by someone paid and trusted to look after them.

Senior abuse is, perhaps, this country’s most shocking secret.

Seniors are sometimes unable to communicate their abuse to their families or a supervisor, or the senior may be frightened of more abuse if their secret gets out.

What can your family do? The experienced and compassionate nursing home liability attorneys at Carabin Shaw, with offices across Texas, have helped many, many families fight back against the professionals and facilities who harmed their loved ones and allowed abuse or neglect to happen. We can help your family also.

Nursing home abuse and neglect may take myriad forms. These can include financial exploitation, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and physical abuse. While most people think physical abuse is the most common form, abuse of seniors financially is much more common. But, physical abuse is all too common.

Call Carabin Shaw, we will fight for your loved one’s rights. Call 1.800.862.1260.

Signs and symptoms of elder abuse include:

  • Bruises
  • Cuts
  • Pulled Out hair
  • Torn clothing
  • Venereal Diseases
  • Broken bones
  • Unexplained bleeding
  • Violence
  • Unexplained Anger
  • Dehydration
  • Fear
  • Malnourishment
  • Humiliation
  • Change in Behavior
  • Isolation
  • Unexplained Cryi8ng
  • Erratic moods

If you suspect your senior loved one may be neglected or abused a the nursing facility or other senior care situation in which they live or spend all or part of the day, please contact a supervisor at or manager the home or facility as soon as possible.

Please contact Carabin Shaw, with offices across Texas, so you can be advised of you and your loved one’s legal rights should your senior loved one be suffering at the hands of someone who’s been trusted to take care of them.

Call Carabin Shaw, we will fight for your loved one’s rights. Call 1.800.862.1260.

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