Emotional Distress from a Nursing Home Abuse

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Learn about the emotional distress from a nursing home abuse that many clients feel in this video. Call us to learn how we can help you.



Question:

What is the typical emotional state of someone who was involved in a nursing home abuse claim?

Answer:

When I receive telephone calls about nursing home cases or assisted living facilities from families, their emotional state is generally one of anger, stress, hurt, and guilt. There’s anger because they feel as though this injury was preventable, and generally, it is. They’re hurt because their loved one has been hurt or killed. They’re stressed because of the situation with their loved one. There’s generally guilt because the family, even though it’s generally unwarranted, has some degree of guilt for placing the loved one in the facility to begin with, even though that was most likely the best thing that the family could have done. They’re still dealing with those issues, so we try to help address that and let families know that everybody who contacts us about a potential nursing home case is going through the same type of thing that they are.


Were you or a loved one seriously injured due to negligence in a nursing home and have questions about the emotional distress from a nursing home abuse claim that you may be feeling? Contact our experienced South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys today for a confidential consultation and legal case evaluation.