Nursing home abuse can be physically, emotionally and financially damaging. What can be just as tragic as the effects of this type of abuse is the fact that many cases of nursing home abuse go unreported – due to, for instance, victims’ fear to name their abusers or possibly even health issues or memory impairments that prevent them from following through with these reports.
Shedding some more light on the scope of the nursing home abuse problem in the U.S., below is an infographic featuring some of the latest facts about the prevalence and scope of nursing home abuse in America.
While the following information is revealing and important, however, don’t hesitate to contact a Denver personal injury lawyer at Bell & Pollock, P.C. if you or a someone you love has been the target of nursing home abuse. Our lawyers can inform you about your options for financial recovery and justice.