Protecting The Rights Of Nursing Home Residents In The Midlands And Low Country

In 1985, the South Carolina State Legislature passed the Bill of Rights for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities. Under the law, residents in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers have the right to expect administration executives, staff and other residents to treat them with respect and dignity, while protecting their civil rights.

Despite the law, however, every year thousands of nursing home residents throughout the state suffer physical and emotional abuse at the hands of the very people they trust to provide for their care and safety.

At Wilson & Luginbill LLC, We Hold Nursing Homes Accountable

Among many other cases, we have recently held a nursing home liable for neglect of a patient despite the nursing home's repeated denials of responsibility.

When we place an elderly or infirm loved one under the care and protection of a nursing home care, we have the right to expect them to be treated with dignity. The attorneys of Wilson & Luginbill LLC, in Barnwell County and Bamberg County, believe that nursing home operators and staff are entrusted with a special level of responsibility to protect the rights of our most vulnerable citizens.

If your loved one has suffered an emotional or physical injury while under the care of a nursing home, long-term care facility or a home care provider, don't assume the problem will go away by itself. Listen to your loved one. Then act. Call us immediately to discuss your case with one of our experienced nursing home negligence litigation attorneys. We will immediately review the circumstances and advise you regarding options for pursuing a claim to protect your loved one's rights.

Remember, if you stop abuse against your loved one, chances are you will be stopping abuse against others in the nursing home, as well.

We represent families in nursing home negligence cases such as:

  • Malnutrition and dehydration injuries
  • Fall injuries
  • Wandering off grounds, elopement
  • Wheelchair and transport injuries
  • Prescription errors, dosage and medication type
  • Nursing errors
  • Sexual and physical assault from staff or other residents
  • Bedsores
  • Infections

Contact Our Offices

Call us at 877-471-0048 or locally at 803-702-4077 or send an email with a brief explanation of your nursing home abuse case. We offer a free consultation and handle all personal injury cases on a contingency-fee basis. No attorneys' fees unless you recover monetary damages on behalf of your loved one.