Learning that your loved one has been neglected or abused is devastating. After getting this news, you might not be sure of the next step that you should take.

Some people may choose to pursue a criminal case against the perpetrator(s) in order to protect their loved ones and prevent any future incidents. This is a good place to state, but additionally, some people wish to file a lawsuit against the at fault party in order to seek justice. If you are contemplating filing a personal injury lawsuit against the abuser(s) involved in your loved one’s case, you might not know how this process works. Here, you can learn:

  • The difference between a civil and a criminal case.
  • The steps involved in a personal injury lawsuit.
  • The role of a personal injury lawyer.
  • What your loved one should do during a deposition.
  • What compensation is and how it is determined.
  • The settlement process.
  • Court alternatives.

By understanding how the civil process works, what is expected of you and your loved one, and the benefits of a favorable outcome, you can determine if pursuing a personal injury lawsuit is right for your family’s situation. This information and more will be provided in this section.

If you suspect that your loved one has been a victim of neglect or abuse by a nursing home or home health aide, the resources that we provide will enable you to seek the compensation that they deserve. We will walk you through the telltale signs of neglect and abuse, how to document any issues, and how to understand the legal process so that you can prepare the best possible case for your lawsuit.  Most importantly, we can match you with a Nursing Home abuse attorney in your area to get you a free consultation for your loved one.