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Murfreesboro Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Attorneys

Many families have no other option than to place a parent, grandparent, or spouse in a nursing facility. Unfortunately, many senior citizen centers fail to provide their patients with proper care in a safe, compassionate environment. The Tennessee nursing home abuse lawyers have represented many victims of elder abuse who were physically attacked, isolated from others, ignored, neglected, or mentally abused when staff members strip them of the dignity and respect they deserve.

The Devastating COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the nursing facility industry profoundly, where some of the most vulnerable members of society are fighting hard to win the advanced battle against the viral disease. Many nursing center elderly individuals are already struggling with comorbidities, weakened immune systems, or other severe medical conditions that can lead to their death.

Many Tennessee assisted-living facilities are dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks because the virus is extremely contagious. For weeks or months, many of these Centers lacked efficient screening of employees, nurses, family members, and visitors, who might have unknowingly brought the viral disease into the home.

The home’s lack of protective protocols and their workers’ failure to follow effective sanitation procedures have made elder home residents sick with the sars-cov-2 or COVID-19 virus. Did your loved one contract the coronavirus? Home abuse or negligence might have played a role in their crippling illness. If your family member developed life-threatening home injuries, suffered a brain injury, or died as a result of coronavirus, your family deserves justice.

Murfreesboro Senior Citizen Demographics

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, serves as the county seat for Rutherford County and is home to more than 20,000 students at MTSU (Middle Tennessee State University). As of 2020, more than 140,000 residents live within the city limits measuring 58.4 square miles. The city’s population has grown by more than 6%

Over 67,000 individuals are employed in Murfreesboro, earning an annual median household income of over $57,750. Senior citizens sixty-five years and older make up more than 9% of the overall population. More than half of the community’s residents are female (51.6%).

Using the Medicare Database

To ensure public safety, Medicare routinely releases publicly available data on all Tennessee nursing facilities. The information is gathered through surveys and inspections conducted by United States investigators. Currently, surveyors identified severe deficiencies and violations at fifty-nine (48%) of the 124 Murfreesboro nursing centers where staff provide substandard care.

Information on Tennessee Elder Home Abuse Lawsuits

Our home abuse lawyers have compiled data from settlements and jury verdicts across Tennessee in Rutherford County, Davidson County, Hamilton County, Madison County, Knox County, Montgomery County, Maury County, Putman County, and Williamson County. Some of these lawsuits were resolved in Nashville, Memphis, and Spring Hill. Learn more about the cases below:

Overall Rating of 124 Nursing Homes
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 (17) Much above average
  • Rating: 4 out of 5 (24) Above average
  • Rating: 3 out of 5 (24) Average
  • Rating: 2 out of 5 (31) Below average
  • Rating: 1 out of 5 (28) Much below average

May 2020

1 out of 5 Stars Overall Rating Murfreesboro Area Facilities One Star Rating
  • AHC Cumberland Nursing Center / 4343 Ashland City Hwy / Nashville, TN 37218 / (615) 726-0492 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • AHC Decatur County Nursing Center / 726 Kentucky Ave / Parsons, TN 38363 / (731) 847-6371 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • AHC Vanco Nursing Center / 813 S Dickerson Rd / Goodlettsville, TN 37072 / (615) 859-6600 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Claiborne and Hughes Health Center / 200 Strahl St. / Franklin, TN 37064 / (615) 791-1103 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Countryside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center / 3051 Buffalo Rd / Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 / (931) 762-7518 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Cumberland Village Genesis Healthcare Nursing Home / 136 Davis Ln / Lafollette, TN 37766 / (423) 562-0760 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Dickson Health and Rehabilitation Center / 901 N Charlotte / Dickson, TN 37055 / (615) 446-5171 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Diversicare of Smyrna Nursing Center / 200 Mayfield Dr. / Smyrna, TN 37167 / (615) 355-0350 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Hartsville Convalescent Center / 649 McMurry Blvd / Hartsville, TN 37074 / (615) 374-2167 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Hillcrest Healthcare Center / 111 E Pemberton St. / Ashland City, TN 37015 / (615) 792-9154 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Columbia Nursing Home / 841 W. James Campbell Blvd / Columbia, TN 38401 / (931) 388-5035 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Red Bank / 1020 Runyan Dr / Chattanooga, TN 37405 / (423) 877-1155 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Madison Pointe Center for Rehabilitation and Healing Center / 465 Isbill Rd / Madisonville, TN 37354 / (423) 442-3990 / 1 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit
  • Magnolia Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center / 1410 Trotwood Ave / Columbia, TN 38401 / (931) 388-6443 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • McKendree Village Nursing Center / 4347 Lebanon Rd / Hermitage, TN 37076 / (615) 871-8200 / 1 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Nashville Center for Rehabilitation and Healing / 832 Wedgewood Ave / Nashville, TN 37203 / (615) 806-8800 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Ft Sanders Nursing Center / 2120 Highland Ave / Knoxville, TN 37916 / (865) 525-4131 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Northside Health Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center / 202 East MTCS Rd / Murfreesboro, TN 37130 / (615) 849-8748 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Palmyra Health and Rehabilitation Center / 2727 Palmyra Rd / Palmyra, TN 37142 / (931) 326-5252 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit
  • Raintree Manor Nursing Center / 415 Pace St. / McMinnville, TN 37110 / (931) 668-2011 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Signature Health of Portland Rehab and Wellness Center / 215 Highland Circle Dr. / Portland, TN 37148 / (615) 325-9263 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Signature Healthcare of Madison / 431 Larkin Spring Rd / Madison, TN 37115 / (615) 865-8520 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • The Waters of Robertson Nursing Center / 104 Watson Rd / Springfield, TN 37172 / (615) 384-9565 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • The Waters of Shelbyville Nursing Center / 835 Union St. / Shelbyville, TN 37160 / (931) 680-2300 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • The Waters of Smyrna Nursing Center / 202 Enon Springs Rd East / Smyrna, TN 37167 / (615) 459-5600 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • The Waters of Springfield Nursing Center / 704 5th Ave East / Springfield, TN 37172 / (615) 384-7977 / 1 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Wyndridge Health and Rehab Center / 456 Wayne Ave / Crossville, TN 38555 / (931) 484-6129 / 1 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
2 out of 5 Stars Overall Rating Murfreesboro Area Facilities 2 Stars Rating
  • AHC Lewis County Nursing Center / 119 Kittrell St / Hohenwald, TN 38462 / (931) 796-3233 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • AHC Meadowbrook Nursing Center / 1245 E College St / Pulaski, TN 38478 / (931) 363-7548 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • American Health Communities of Clarksville / 900 Professional Park Dr. / Clarksville, TN 37040 / (931) 552-3002 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Bethany Center for Rehabilitation and Healing / 421 Ocala Dr. / Nashville, TN 37211 / (615) 834-4214 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Bledsoe County Nursing Home / 107 Wheelertown Ave / Pikeville, TN 37367 / (423) 447-6811 / 2 out of 5 stars / County-operated
  • Community Care of Rutherford Nursing Center / 901 County Farm Rd / Murfreesboro, TN 37127 / (615) 893-2624 / 2 out of 5 stars / County-operated / Website
  • Concordia Nursing and Rehabilitation - Smith County / 112 Health Care Dr / Carthage, TN 37030 / (615) 735-0569 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit
  • Creekside Health and Rehabilitation Center (SFF) / 306 W Due West Ave / Madison, TN 37115 / (615) 612-4499 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Donalson Care Center / 1681 Winchester Hwy / Fayetteville, TN 37334 / (931) 433-7156 / 2 out of 5 stars / County-operated / Website
  • Good Samaritan Health and Rehab Center / 500 Hickory Hollow Ter / Antioch, TN 37013 / (615) 731-7130 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Green Hills Center for Rehabilitation and Healing / 3939 Hillsboro Circle / Nashville, TN 37215 / (615) 297-2100 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Horizon Health and Rehab Center / 811 Keylon St. / Manchester, TN 37355 / (931) 450-5150 / 2 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit
  • Lakeshore Heartland Nursing Center / 3025 Fernbrook Ln / Nashville, TN 37214 / (615) 885-2320 / 2 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit
  • Lebanon Center for Rehabilitation and Healing / 731 Castle Heights Ct / Lebanon, TN 37087 / (615) 444-4319 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Centerville Nursing Home / 112 Old Dickson Rd / Centerville, TN 37033 / (931) 729-4236 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Crossville / 80 Justice St / Crossville, TN 38555 / (931) 484-4782 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Mabry Health Care Nursing Center / 1340 N Grundy Quarles Hwy / Gainesboro, TN 38562 / (931) 268-0291 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Manchester Health Care Center / 395 Interstate Dr. / Manchester, TN 37355 / (931) 723-8744 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Mt Juliet Health Care Center / 2650 North Mt Juliet Rd / Mount Juliet, TN 37122 / (615) 758-4100 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Nashville Community Care and Rehabilitation at Bordeaux / 1414 County Hospital Rd / Nashville, TN 37218 / (615) 712-2600 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Farragut Nursing Center / 120 Cavett Hill Ln / Knoxville, TN 37922 / (865) 777-4000 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Hendersonville Nursing Center / 370 Old Shackle Island Rd / Hendersonville, TN 37075 / (615) 824-0720 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Murfreesboro Nursing Center / 420 N University St / Murfreesboro, TN 37130 / (615) 893-2602 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Quality Center For Rehabilitation and Healing / 932 Baddour Pkwy / Lebanon, TN 37087 / (615) 444-1836 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Signature Healthcare of Monteagle Rehab and Wellness / 26 Second St. / Monteagle, TN 37356 / (931) 924-2041 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Standing Stone Care and Rehab Center / 410 W Crawford Ave / Monterey, TN 38574 / (931) 839-2244 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • The Health Center at Richland Place / 504 Elmington Ave / Nashville, TN 37205 / (615) 269-4200 / 2 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • The Palace Health Care and Rehabilitation Center / 309 Main St / Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150 / (615) 699-2238 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • The Waters of Clinton Nursing Center / 220 Longmire Rd / Clinton, TN 37716 / (865) 457-6925 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • The Waters of Winchester Nursing Center / 1360 Bypass Rd / Winchester, TN 37398 / (931) 967-7082 / 2 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
3 out of 5 Stars Overall Rating Murfreesboro Area Facilities 3 Stars Rating
  • Bedrock Healthcare at Spring Meadows Nursing Center / 220 Hwy 76 / Clarksville, TN 37043 / (931) 552-0219 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Bethesda Health Care Center / 444 One Eleven Place / Cookeville, TN 38501 / (931) 525-6655 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Boulevard Terrace Rehabilitation and Nursing Home / 1530 Middle Tennessee Blvd / Murfreesboro, TN 37130 / (615) 896-4505 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Claiborne Health and Rehabilitation Center / 1850 Old Knoxville Rd / Tazewell, TN 37879 / (423) 526-2348 / 3 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Elk River Health and Rehabilitation of Ardmore / 25385 Main St. / Ardmore, TN 38449 / (931) 427-2143 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Elk River Health and Rehabilitation of Fayetteville / 4081 Thornton Taylor Pkwy / Fayetteville, TN 37334 / (931) 433-9973 / 3 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Elk River Health and Rehabilitation of Winchester / 32 Memorial Dr. / Winchester, TN 37398 / (931) 967-0200 / 3 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center / 1101 Glen Oaks Rd / Shelbyville, TN 37160 / (931) 684-8340 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Knollwood Manor Nursing Center / 405 Times Ave / Lafayette, TN 37083 / (615) 666-3170 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Old Hickory Village / 1250 Robinson Rd / Old Hickory, TN 37138 / (615) 847-1502 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Tullahoma / 1715 N Jackson St / Tullahoma, TN 37388 / (931) 455-8557 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Magnolia Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center / 1992 Hwy 51 S / Covington, TN 38019 / (901) 476-1820 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Lawrenceburg Nursing Center / 374 Brink St / Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 / (931) 762-6548 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - McMinnville Nursing Center / 928 Old Smithville Rd / McMinnville, TN 37110 / (931) 473-8431 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Springfield Nursing Center / 608 8Th Ave East / Springfield, TN 37172 / (615) 384-8453 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Place at Cool Springs Nursing Center / 211 Cool Springs Blvd / Franklin, TN 37067 / (615) 778-6800 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC - Maury Regional Transitional Care Center / 5010 Trotwood Ave / Columbia, TN 38401 / (931) 388-7182 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Southern Tennessee Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility / 629 Hospital Rd / Winchester, TN 37398 / (931) 967-8249 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Tennessee Veterans Home Nursing Center / PO Box 10299 / Murfreesboro, TN 37129 / (615) 895-8850 / 3 out of 5 stars / State-owned
  • The Meadows Nursing Center / 8044 Coley Davis Rd / Nashville, TN 37221 / (615) 646-4466 / 3 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • The Reserve at Spring Hill Nursing Center / 2000 Reserve Blvd / Spring Hill, TN 37174 / (931) 486-4200 / 3 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit
  • The Waters of Gallatin Nursing Center / 555 East Bledsoe St. / Gallatin, TN 37066 / (615) 452-7132 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • West Meade Place Nursing Center / 1000 St Luke Dr. / Nashville, TN 37205 / (615) 352-3430 / 3 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
4 out of 5 Stars Overall Rating Murfreesboro Area Facilities 4 Stars Rating
  • Ahava Healthcare of Clarksville / 111 Ussery Rd / Clarksville, TN 37043 / (931) 647-0269 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • AHC Waverly Nursing Center / 895 Powers Blvd / Waverly, TN 37185 / (931) 296-7552 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Alexian Village of Tennessee Nursing Center / 671 Alexian Way / Signal Mountain, TN 37377 / (423) 886-0100 / 4 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Brigadier General Gilbert Tennessee State Veterans' Home - Clarksville / 250 Arrowood Dr. / Clarksville, TN 37042 / (931) 245-4700 / 4 out of 5 stars / State-owned / Website
  • Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center / 120 Pitcock Ln / Celina, TN 38551 / (931) 243-3139 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Generations Center of Spencer / 87 Generations Dr. / Spencer, TN 38585 / (931) 946-7768 / 4 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit
  • Hickman Community Nursing Home / 135 E Swan St / Centerville, TN 37033 / (931) 729-3513 / 4 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Hickory Woods Nursing Home / 4200 Murfreesboro Pike / Antioch, TN 37013 / (615) 501-3500 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Cookeville Nursing Center / 815 South Walnut Ave / Cookeville, TN 38501 / (931) 528-5516 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare Nursing Center - Lewisburg / 1653 Mooresville Hwy / Lewisburg, TN 37091 / (931) 359-4506 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Oakwood Nursing Center / 244 Oakwood Dr / Lewisburg, TN 37091 / (931) 359-3563 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Pulaski Nursing Center / 993 E College St / Pulaski, TN 38478 / (931) 363-3572 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Sparta Nursing Center / 34 Gracey St / Sparta, TN 38583 / (931) 836-2211 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Place at the Trace Nursing Center / 8353 Hwy 100 / Nashville, TN 37221 / (615) 890-2020 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Place Sumner Nursing Center / 140 Thorne Blvd / Gallatin, TN 37066 / (615) 451-0788 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Overton County Health and Rehab Center / 318 Bilbrey St. / Livingston, TN 38570 / (931) 823-6403 / 4 out of 5 stars / County-operated
  • Signature Healthcare of Clarksville / 198 Old Farmer Rd / Clarksville, TN 37043 / (931) 358-2900 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Stoneridge Health Care Nursing Center / 5121 Greer Rd / Goodlettsville, TN 37072 / (615) 859-5895 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit
  • Stones River Manor Nursing Center / 205 Haynes Dr. / Murfreesboro, TN 37129 / (615) 893-5617 / 4 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Westmoreland Care and Rehab Center / 1559 New Hwy 52 / Westmoreland, TN 37186 / (615) 644-5111 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • White House Health Care Nursing Center / 2871 Hwy 31W / White House, TN 37188 / (615) 672-3636 / 4 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Woodbury Health and Rehabilitation Center / 119 West High St. / Woodbury, TN 37190 / (615) 563-5939 / 4 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
  • Woodcrest at Blakeford Nursing Center / 11 Burton Hills Blvd / Nashville, TN 37215 / (615) 665-2524 / 4 out of 5 stars / Non-Profit / Website
5 out of 5 Stars Overall Rating Murfreesboro Area Facilities 5 Stars Rating
  • Adams Place Nursing Center / 1927 Memorial Blvd / Murfreesboro, TN 37129 / (615) 904-9111 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Hixson Nursing Home / 5798 Hixson Home Place / Hixson, TN 37343 / (423) 842-0049 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Life Care Center of Sparta / 508 Mose Dr. / Sparta, TN 38583 / (931) 738-9430 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Lynchburg Nursing Center / 40 Nursing Home Rd / Lynchburg, TN 37352 / (931) 759-6000 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit
  • Mt Pleasant Healthcare and Rehabilitation / 904 Hidden Acres Dr / Mount Pleasant, TN 38474 / (931) 379-5502 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit
  • NHC Healthcare - Columbia Nursing Center / 101 Walnut Ln / Columbia, TN 38401 / (931) 381-3112 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Dickson Nursing Center / 812 Charlotte St / Dickson, TN 37055 / (615) 446-8046 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Franklin Nursing Center / 216 Fairground St / Franklin, TN 37064 / (615) 790-0154 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Scott Nursing Center / 2380 Buffalo Rd / Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 / (931) 762-9418 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Sequatchie Nursing Center / 360 Dell Trail / Dunlap, TN 37327 / (423) 949-4651 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Smithville Nursing Center / 825 Fisher Ave / Smithville, TN 37166 / (615) 597-4284 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • NHC Healthcare - Tullahoma Nursing Center / 1321 Cedar Ln / Tullahoma, TN 37388 / (931) 222-4207 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Pavilion - THS Nursing Center / 1406 Medical Center Dr. / Lebanon, TN 37087 / (615) 444-2882 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit
  • Signature Healthcare of Putnam County / 278 Dry Valley Rd / Cookeville, TN 38506 / (931) 537-6524 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Somerfield at the Heritage Nursing Center / 900 Heritage Way / Brentwood, TN 37027 / (615) 564-4900 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
  • Trevecca Center for Rehabilitation and Healing / 329 Murfreesboro Rd / Nashville, TN 37210 / (615) 244-6900 / 5 out of 5 stars / For-Profit / Website
The Common Signs of Mistreatment

Many of the common signs of mistreatment are challenging to recognize. Staff members, employees, visitors, or other nursing home residents often cover up the visible signs of abuse and neglect. Sometimes, the victim remained silent in fear of an angry caregiver or others looking to retaliate. Many of the forms of abuse and neglect below require legal help to ensure the mistreatment stops immediately. These cases include:

  • Physical Abuse – Staff members, visitors, employees, and other residents will use physical force against an elderly senior that causes physical trauma. The assault could include shoving, kicking, touching, hitting, slapping, dragging, spitting, scratching, or other physical harm.
  • Physical or Chemical Restraint – The abuse can extend to restraints where staff members use a physical apparatus to restrain the patient from movement. Other times, caregivers have used drugs or other chemicals as a restraint to diminish the patient’s ability to move about unrestricted.
  • Mental/Emotional Abuse – Caregivers, residents are other visitors can mentally or emotionally abuse the resident through isolation, mental anguish, fear, humiliation, intimidation, or other act that creates devastating emotional or mental pain. This type of abuse could include name-calling, threats, insults, disrespectful comments, the “silent treatment,” or coerced isolation.
  • Sexual Abuse – Some senior citizens in nursing facilities become the victims of rape, sodomy, or other forms of sexual assault, including nonconsensual touching or inappropriate sexual behavior. Others are the victims of witnessing the sexual acts of others or forced to look at inappropriate photographs and explicit pornographic images.
  • Medical Malpractice – Errors and mistakes can occur if staff members or medical team fails to follow acceptable protocols (medical malpractice) as defined by federal regulations.
  • Negligence – When staff members neglect to provide the most basic care to patients, the victim can suffer the mistreatment through social ramifications, emotional distress, physical harm, or a lack of medical needs. Negligence is often the result of the facility’s lack of providing appropriate supervision or training to staff members to ensure that all protocols and procedures are followed.
  • Financial Exploitation – Any theft of the resident’s funds or personal belongings by a staff member, employee, visitor, relative, or another patient could be considered financial exploitation of the elderly. The theft could include the use of scams, forgery, or coercing the elderly person to transfer property.

Not every form of elder care home abuse is visible to family members serving as their loved one’s advocate to ensure their health and well-being. Senior home neglect can occur for months without the knowledge of family, friends, and others. If your family is unsure if your loved one is being treated appropriately, it is best to hire a home abuse attorney to submit a nursing home abuse claim.

Hiring a Murfreesboro Nursing Home Lawyer

If you or other family members believe that your loved one is the victim of harm caused by staff members, visitors, employees, or other patients, you may need to file a personal injury claim for compensation. If your loved one died unexpectedly, you might be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Murfreesboro senior home abuse attorneys at Nursing Home Law Center, LLC provides legal representation for our community’s most vulnerable citizens. We use our years of experience to obtain justice on behalf of the victim and family members and hold those responsible for the harm legally accountable. With our years of experience, we can ensure a successful outcome for your personal injury claim or lawsuit.

Contact our law offices today at (800) 926-7565 to schedule a free, no-obligation full case review. Our team of home abuse lawyers handles personal injury claims, home abuse cases, and wrongful death lawsuits through contingency fee arrangements. This agreement ensures all your legal services will be provided immediately without you needing to pay any upfront fees.

Our dedicated legal team of personal injury attorneys will ensure you receive

compensatory damages and, possibly, punitive damages for your losses. We will use the law to build successful strategies and take legal action. All information you share concerning your case with your home abuse lawyer will remain confidential due to an attorney-client relationship.

For additional information on the legal process, Tennessee laws, and reports on nursing facilities, look here.

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