What Types of Damages Can I Recover in a Nursing Home Abuse Case?

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a specific type of personal injury case that may include various recoverable damages. These can include:

  • Medical costs
  • Physical therapy
  • Cost of home care or care at another facility
  • Counseling services
  • Pain and suffering
  • and more

In some cases of severe or ongoing abuse or neglect — especially leading to significant injury or death — you may be eligible to seek punitive damages. Experienced elder abuse and nursing home bedsores attorneys can help you to determine which damages to seek in your particular case.