Asked in Elder Law for Missouri

Q: should I contact the company's owner if the front line management won't address abuse in a nursing home

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2 Lawyer Answers

Adam Studnicki

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A: That's an option. Talking to an elder law or nursing home abuse lawyer about your rights and potential avenues of action is another option.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal advice and help with your specific situation at your earliest convenience. I am licensed to practice law in Arizona.

Michael Brevda

Answered

A: Yes, you can try speaking with the owner of the nursing home to stop the elder neglect. Another option is to report the nursing home abuse to your state agency dealing with elder abuse.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal problem without a comprehensive consultation and review of all the relevant facts and documents. I strongly encourage you to consult with a local lawyer to get legal advice and help with your specific situation at your earliest convenience.

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