Statistics estimate between 1-2 million Americans age 65 or older have experienced conditions that could be legally classified as nursing home abuse. This equates to 2-10% of all individuals who stay in a nursing home each year.
And, did you know that nursing home abuse cases are one of the most under-reported types of personal injury case?
The unfortunate reality is that every time your loved one sets foot in a nursing home, he or she is a potential abuse victim – abuse occurs in 1 in 3 nursing homes across the United States.
Could you imagine what our country would be like if we had a murder rate of 2-10%?
Most patients are treated with respect, but if your loved one is treated poorly, he or she may have been the target of nursing home abuse.