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Experienced Hamilton Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Fight for Injured Clients in Mercer County and Throughout NJ

Nursing home abuse cases are in the New Jersey and national news every week. While these violations of older Americans’ basic rights are illegal in New Jersey and throughout the nation, they continue to occur despite our collective best efforts to bring them to the attention of more people. If you have a loved one who has endured nursing home abuse in Mercer County, Burlington County, Somerset County, Middlesex County, or anywhere else in New Jersey, the Hamilton Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers at Kalavruzos, Mumola, Hartman, Lento & Duff, LLC are ready to help. 

Just because there are laws in place to protect elderly people in New Jersey does not mean they are in fact protected. So many factors can come into play when people in nursing homes and long-term care facilities do not receive the humane treatment they deserve. Sometimes it is an attempt to cut corners and save money on care. At other times it is a lack of adequate processes, supervision, or the quality and quantity of staff training. Regardless of the reason, the injuries elderly people in New Jersey have suffered through nursing home abuse has been severe and has resulted in many deaths.

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Nursing Home Regulation in New Jersey

The types of long-term care facilities that are regulated by New Jersey law include:

New Jersey Nursing Home Residents Bill of Rights

New Jersey has a Bill of Rights that ensures residents of nursing homes receive certain protections. 

Residents of nursing homes are guaranteed the right to live in a clean and safe facility, to participate in a council of residents, and to be treated with dignity and respect. 

The bill of rights covers nine different areas, protecting a resident’s right to:

These rights, while legally enshrined here in New Jersey, are often ignored. By the time the public becomes aware of a nursing home or long-term care facility where the residents did not receive the legally-mandated standard of care, the result is permanent injuries and sometimes death.

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Nursing Home Abuse cases are complicated because many of these facilities operate more secretively than they should be able to since they provide such a critical and sensitive service.

When you or a loved one has suffered serious damages due to nursing home abuse and neglect, it is critical that you work with an experienced attorney who understands the tactics often employed by defendants and who knows how best to overcome such defenses. Call 609-853-5579 or submit an online case evaluation form to speak to the seasoned Hamilton Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers at Kalavruzos, Mumola, Hartman, Lento & Duff, LLC today. The consultation is free and confidential.

Trusted Hamilton Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Answer Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Home Abuse Cases in New Jersey

Does KMHL&D have experience in Nursing Home Abuse lawsuits?

We do. The KMHL&D legal team has experience in all areas of law where people have been injured, including representing the families of elderly people who have sustained injuries or lost their lives due to nursing home abuse. If you have a family member who has endured nursing home abuse in Mercer County, Burlington County, Somerset County, Middlesex County, and throughout New Jersey, contact us today.

We didn’t find out right away that our mother had suffered abuse in her nursing home. Is there a statute of limitations for nursing home abuse?

Yes. Where someone has suffered abuse or neglect living in a nursing home, the statute of limitations to file a negligence, personal injury, or wrongful death claim is two years from the date of injury. While it is unlikely, there may be extenuating circumstances depending upon when and how you discovered your mother’s abuse. Please contact KMHL&D today so we can review the exact facts of your mother’s case and help advise you of your legal rights.

How long does a nursing home abuse case take?

It depends. At KMHL&D, we have taken cases through trial and settled cases before even filing a lawsuit. So while this is a very general answer, a nursing home abuse case can take anywhere between a few weeks and years, depending upon the complexity and facts of the case. The legal team at KMHL&D is ready to review your case with you – please contact us today.

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