Alzheimer’s Abuse in Washington
Get Experienced & Skilled Legal Representation on Your Side
There are many cases of Alzheimer’s abuse that go unreported and
unaccounted for since victims are sometimes unable to communicate or tell
anyone about the abuse. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s patients are
more likely to experience abuse compared to other residents in a nursing
home because they either require more care and attention, and they are
If you believe that your loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease is
suffering abuse by his or her caregivers,
SGB is prepared to protect the rights of your loved one and pursue the justice
he or she deserves. With more than 45 years of collective experience, our
Washington nursing abuse lawyers know what it takes to get the best results possible.
Vulnerability of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease
Considered a form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease often occurs in
old age. Patients with this condition suffer from declining cognitive
abilities such as memory and communication impairment.
While most caregivers in nursing homes uphold their duty to provide adequate
care, there are some who take advantage and abuse elderly patients with
Alzheimer’s. Aggressors target these patients because of their memory
impairment, inability to communicate, and because they are prone to be
Common indicators of abuse include:
- Cuts and bruises
- Fractures and broken bones
- Dehydration and malnutrition
- Rapid decline in health
- Depression or withdrawal
- Changes in behavior and personality
- Sudden financial issues
Furthermore, nursing home staff member may take advantage of their patients
and start to take money or hide valued items from them. Additionally,
even family members of people with Alzheimer’s may take advantage
due to having direct access to cash, bank accounts, and other assets.
Call (888) 832-7465 to Discuss Your Legal Options Today
Our Washington nursing home abuse lawyers at SGB can investigate the case,
examine all evidence, and determine whether or not you have a claim to
pursue monetary damages on behalf of your loved one. Do not risk pursuing
the justice you deserve without our experienced legal help.
Contact us and request a
free consultation today.