Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer Fights for Victims of Hygiene Neglect in NJ Nursing Homes

Your elderly loved one deserves the opportunity to live out their “golden years” in peace and tranquility. They also deserve to be treated with respect. In fact, NJ law requires nursing homes to ensure that residents’ hygiene is properly monitored and maintained. Unfortunately, far too many nursing homes have staff members who avoid or neglect their responsibilities. When this happens, the consequences can be catastrophic for elderly residents who already have health problems.

If your elderly loved one is living in unsanitary conditions, the experienced nursing home negligence lawyers at Sugarman Law can help. Barry Sugarman and his Nursing Home Litigation Team have helped countless victims of nursing home hygiene neglect throughout New Jersey, including Somerset County and Burlington County.

Nursing Home Hygiene Neglect Has Serious Consequences for Elderly Residents

Hygiene problems can lead to some of the more common nursing home conditions, including bed sores and weight loss. Poor hygiene can also result in severe physical and emotional problems for elderly nursing home residents who are suffering from incontinence. Sadly, poor hygiene in a nursing home is often caused by neglect or abuse. The specific causes of hygiene problems in New Jersey nursing homes include:

NJ Nursing Homes Have a Legal Responsibility to Properly Care for Residents

Violations of your loved one’s rights as a nursing home resident are actionable under both state and federal law:

An Experienced Attorney Can Get You Compensation for Nursing Home Hygiene Neglect in New Jersey

If you suspect that your elderly loved one has poor hygiene, you should report the problem to nursing home administration. When telling the nursing home about your elderly loved one’s poor hygiene fails to solve the problem, you need to speak with an experienced nursing home negligence lawyer. An experienced nursing home abuse attorney can help your loved one get the treatment they need and prevent future instance of nursing home hygiene neglect.

Sugarman Law’s team of attorneys, legal assistants, and expert nurses is prepared to investigate your loved one’s nursing home, review the record of your loved one’s care, and craft a an advanced legal strategy to hold the nursing home accountable for misconduct and promote changed conditions. Barry Sugarman is passionate about protecting the legal rights of elderly clients, which is why he makes himself available for free consultations seven days a week. Call Mr. Sugarman to discuss your case or email him to schedule an in-person meeting at one of the firm’s offices in Marlton or Somerville.

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