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    Shaffer & Making Right a Situation That’s Gone Very Wrong

    Few things are more disturbing than realizing that a spouse, parent, grandparent, or other loved one is suffering abuse or neglect at their nursing home.

    It’s a betrayal on the part of an organization you trusted with your family member. It’s heartbreaking.

    To repair the situation and move on from this trauma, you can consider a personal injury claim for nursing home abuse.

    This kind of legal action could help you remove your family member from the dangerous facility. You can also pursue financial compensation for the pain your loved one endured.

    Look into Shaffer & You. The nursing home abuse attorneys at Shaffer & Shaffer help families in West Virginia who are struggling with nursing homes and long-term care facilities. We know what obligations these care centers are required to meet, and what nursing homes are not allowed to do.

    Nursing home neglect and abuse cases share much in common with another legal area where Shaffer & Shaffer has extensive experience: medical malpractice.

    Our Charleston and Madison attorneys have more than 200 years of combined legal experience. And our firm has served West Virginians for more than 115 years.

    We have a legacy to uphold—a legacy of fighting to help our clients move beyond major traumas and hardships.

    Talk to us if you suspect nursing home abuse.

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    How Does Nursing Home Abuse Happen?

    It’s a sad fact that resources are often lacking for elderly people, people with disabilities, and others who are unable to take care of themselves independently.

    This can create unsafe nursing home conditions.

    Nursing home abuse and neglect happens because of problems like these:

    • The nursing home is short on staff.
    • Management fails to hire qualified, competent care providers.
    • Training for the staff is poor.
    • Ongoing supervision of the staff is poor.
    • The facility fails to use proper measures to prevent the spread of infections.
    • The center lacks an organized system for keeping track of prescription medications.

    Sometimes it can be hard to know what’s going on behind the doors of your loved one’s nursing home.

    If you’ve noticed something wrong, one of the best ways you can find out more and get relief for this situation is to have a West Virginia nursing home abuse attorney ask the right questions and investigate your case.

    Shaffer & Shaffer is devoted to West Virginia families. We can fight to make sure your family’s concerns are addressed, and your needs are met.

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    Have a Question about Personal Injury Claims?

    After a life-altering accident, you’re understandably upset, confused and full of questions. To help you get a sense of what’s next, we’ve prepared answers to common questions about personal injury claims and other legal cases.

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