Caretaker Abuse

We are often too busy or it is simply not practical to provide for all of the care another family member may need so we often rely on others to assist us with caring for loved ones. On occasion, the person or entity relied upon to provide this care is neglectful, which results in caretaker abuse.

Nevada law has specific definitions of abuse and neglect. Abuse typically refers to any willful act or omission of a caregiver or any other person resulting in physical injury, mental anguish, unreasonable confinement, sexual abuse or exploitation or financial exploitation to or of a vulnerable adult.

Signs of abuse can show up in many forms including bruising, unusual body markings such as slap marks, kick marks, burns, fractures, indications of lack of care and malnutrition and the administration of inappropriate drugs. Neglect can take the form of the lack of basic and personal care, abandonment, failure to provide necessary medication and healthcare, and failing to provide necessary nourishment.

Sexual abuse is the submitting of unwanted or unconsented sexual contact. Signs of sexual abuse are as follows:

  • Inappropriate touching
  • Fondling
  • Unexplained sexually transmitted diseases
  • Inappropriate kissing
  • Oral contact
  • Genital contact
  • Digital penetration
  • Rape
  • Penetration with objects
  • Exploration
  • Initiating unwelcomed talk about sex
  • Proposing unwelcomed sexual contact

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What you can do about caretaker abuse in Las Vegas

If you suspect that a loved one has been the subject of caretaker neglect or abuse, you need to take action. The first step is contacting a Las Vegas caretaker abuse attorney with the experience to see your case through.

These cases can be emotionally distressing, which is why you need an attorney willing to meet you on a personal level. The Las Vegas abuse attorneys at Day & Nance in Henderson, NV build more than cases, they build relationships that create trust between them and clients. Steven Day and James Nance have served the needs of Southern Nevada clients for more than 30 years. They rely on their depth of legal knowledge to ensure you and the victim receive the care and representation that bring about a fair outcome.

Steven and James will pursue compensation for you and your loved one from the offending party, whether it’s a nursing home, hospital or other institution you entrusted with the care of your family member. They are prepared to aggressively pursue settlements at the negotiation table or in the courtroom.

Caretaker Abuse Attorneys in Las Vegas, NV

The personal injury attorneys at Day & Nance represent clients who have had a loved who has been the subject of caretaker abuse or caretaker neglect. If you suspect your loved one is the victim of abuse, do not hesitate to contact one of our Las Vegas caretaker abuse lawyers in Henderson, NV for a free consultation to discuss your case and options available.