Champaign Malnutrition Lawyers
Nursing home residents frequently have pressing and unique healthcare needs, which makes it even more important that they receive the proper nutrients to help them remain as healthy as possible. Negligence in providing nutritious meals to nursing home residents can quickly lead to malnutrition. Unfortunately, however, individuals in nursing homes or assisted living facilities are often unable to fight back against this terrible mistreatment.
If you or someone you love has been subjected to abuse in a nursing home which has led to malnutrition, you may be entitled to compensation for the resulting medical expenses and other damages. Contact the experienced Champaign malnutrition lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C., today at (217) 328-2828 to learn more about your legal options.
Signs of Malnutrition
The frailty of the elderly makes them especially vulnerable to the effects of malnutrition, and it is important to be able to identify this problem before it becomes deadly. It is important to recognize the following signs of malnutrition to help protect your elderly loved ones:
- Pale mouth and lips
- Sunken eyes
- Weight loss
- Cracks around the mouth
- Hair loss
If you notice any of these signs of malnutrition, it is essential that you take action to correct the issue before it becomes life-threatening.
If you or a loved one has experienced malnutrition from abuse in a nursing home, the legal team at Spiros Law, P.C., will work tirelessly to ensure that you recover the full compensation you need. Contact our knowledgeable Champaign nursing home malnutrition lawyers today at (217) 328-2828 for a free consultation to discuss the details of your case.