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Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer in New Jersey – Protecting Your Family

Sugarman Law Represents Nursing Home Abuse Victims – Every Day.

Too many families’ lives have been torn apart by different types of nursing home neglect and abuse. Families whose loved ones suffered preventable injuries and wrongful death in a New Jersey nursing home turn to Sugarman Law for answers and justice by holding nursing homes accountable for breaking the law and not doing their jobs. New Jersey Nursing Home Abuse lawsuits are on the rise, as our aging neighbors are living longer due to medical advances. Many substandard nursing homes have opened to take advantage of this situation.

Sugarman Law represents people statewide from Atlantic County to Hudson County. His most recent jury verdict was in Middlesex County in 2012. Barry Sugarman and Sugarman Law’s Nursing Home Litigation Team includes attorneys, legal assistants, and expert nurses who carefully review the record of your loved one’s care, advise you of your family’s legal rights, and do everything possible to hold the nursing home accountable for its misconduct. Mr. Sugarman not only prosecutes negligent nursing homes, he also teaches other lawyers how to handle these important cases by regularly lecturing at legal seminars for injury elder care attorneys. MCBA Elder Law Final Presentation

New Jersey Nursing Home Laws Protect and Compensate the Elderly

New Jersey has some of the strongest laws in the country to prevent nursing home abuse and compensate those who suffer because of poor nursing home care including dementia and Alzheimer’s patient abuse, medication errors and many other injuries. The New Jersey Nursing Home Responsibilities and Residents Rights Act sets forth many regulations relating specifically to nursing homes.  Sugarman Law continues winning its clients settlements and verdicts, including a $1,000,000 settlement in 2010 for a person injured and killed by nursing home negligence and abuse.

Warning signs for Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Warning signs of nursing home abuse and neglect include, but are not limited to:

Nursing Home Residents Have Rights

New Jersey’s citizens are protected by the Nursing Home Bill of Rights. When senseless injuries and deaths occur because of nursing home neglect, you have the right to demand that the nursing home do better. You have the right to file complaints with the New Jersey Department of Health and the New Jersey Ombudsman’s Office. These agencies’ duty is to help protect the elderly.

Sugarman Law prosecutes nursing home negligence lawsuits for money damages for your loved one’s injuries, pain and suffering, and potentially death. Sugarman Law and its Nursing Home Litigation Team does everything possible to maximize your recovery by settlement and trial. New Jersey law also allows those injured by nursing home abuse to recover attorney’s fees and legal costs from the nursing home.

Schedule a Free Consultation – How Can We Help You?

Has your mother, father, family member or friend been injured by nursing home neglect or abuse? Please fill out the contact form or call Barry Sugarman and the nursing home litigation team at Sugarman Law at 732-877-1975. Sugarman Law obtains compensation for those who suffer injuries and death from nursing home neglect and abuse.

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Winning Results

  • $1,400,000
    SETTLEMENT

    against a nursing home for the choking death of a resident

  • $1,000,000
    SETTLEMENT

    against an assisted living facility for injury and wrongful death of a resident

  • $930,000
    VERDICT

    against a Middlesex County nursing home for a resident’s pressure ulcers and wrongful death

  • $3,000,000
    SETTLEMENT

    settlement for workers with mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis caused by asbestos in the workplace