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Nashville Emotional / Psychological Abuse Lawyers

Sometimes, elderly or disabled loved ones need more care and attention than they can get at home, so families are forced to make the difficult decision of placing them in nursing homes. Unfortunately, however, not all nursing homes provide the positive, respectful treatment that residents deserve. In fact, almost 1 in 3 nursing homes have been cited for abuse, including emotional and psychological abuse. Families whose loved ones have been abused in Nashville nursing homes may want to seek the legal advice and assistance of Pohl & Berk, LLP, for help with fighting for justice.

Types of Emotional / Psychological Abuse

People can react to emotional or psychological abuse in different ways, but no matter the situation, this mistreatment can lead to deep emotional and psychological scars that can also affect a person’s physical health. Common types of emotional and psychological abuse reported at nursing homes include:

Any one of these three forms of abuse can have terrible consequences for the victim and might ultimately change his or her life forever.

Contact an Emotional / Psychological Abuse Attorney in Nashville

The compassionate yet determined lawyers of Pohl & Berk, LLP, believe that every victim of nursing home abuse in the Nashville area deserves justice for their suffering. If your loved one has been the victim of any form of emotional or psychological abuse in a nursing home, contact our offices today at 615-277-2765 to learn more about your legal options.

 

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