March 28, 2011
The Palisades Medical Center nursing home in New Jersey has responded to a lawsuit being filed against them saying they did everything they could when they were notified of the nursing home abuse. They went on to say they have zero tolerance policy for abuse.
This statement comes after a lawsuit was filed against the nursing home by the family of an 87-year-old deceased former resident of the nursing facility who is show on video taken from a hidden camera being hit by her caregiver. The victim was paralyzed and completely unable to defend herself.
Shocking accounts of nursing home abuse and neglect are found in all areas of our country. When you notice signs of nursing home abuse or neglect you should notify authorities immediately and contact a nursing home abuse lawyer. The legal action you take can help bring justice to your family and help protect others from suffering abuse in nursing homes.