Philadelphia Malnutrition Attorneys

Representing Medical Malpractice Cases in Philadelphia & Surrounding Counties

When you entrust your loved one to a nursing home, we know that you expect them to be cared for. It can be horrifying to learn that your senior has been suffering from a poor diet and inadequate health standards because of a careless nursing home staff.

If you suspect that your relative or friend is a victim of malnutrition, you should schedule a doctor’s appointment for him or her right away. If a physician confirms your suspicions, we suggest you call a Philadelphia nursing home abuse lawyer at Kanter, Bernstein & Kardon, P.C. to discuss your potential case.

Nursing home staff and the companies that operate them are legally obligated to provide an atmosphere that is physically and mentally safe. Unfortunately, the desire for monetary gain, poor management decisions, understaffing, inadequate training, or failure to oversee workers can lead to the neglect of their needs.

Our Philadelphia nursing home abuse lawyers at Kanter, Bernstein & Kardon, P.C. saw a need early on for checks and balances to provide proper care of people in Pennsylvania nursing homes. Two decades ago, when most firms turned away these cases, our firm began to prosecute them and since then have been on the cutting edge of holding nursing home companies accountable for the harm they cause.

For a free, private consultation on a possible Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Case, call 215-568-5885. Se habla Español.

Signs of Senior Malnutrition

If you suspect your loved one is suffering from malnutrition, look for these indications:

  • Rapid weight loss
  • Chills or complaints of being cold
  • Dry skin
  • Muscle loss
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Choking or swallowing problems
  • Dizziness
  • Swollen and bleeding gums or tongue sores
  • Recurrent infections
  • Difficulty recovering from illnesses

Hold Your Nursing Home to a High Standard of Care

Seniors are prone to malnutrition, but this problem should be addressed and treated quickly when discovered. Staff must ensure that their residents are getting a well-balanced diet of proteins, vitamins, and minerals.

Some patients may be confined to a liquid or puree diet, while others may only be able to eat through a feeding tube. It is still important that their diet contains the nutrients their bodies need to function properly and fight infection and illness. A poor diet can result in infections, a lowered immune system, extreme discomfort, cognitive dysfunction, and even death.

Customized, Compassionate Representation in Philadelphia, PA

We want to be honest with you and will only pursue your case if we believe it has merit and a chance to result in a satisfactory settlement or verdict. At Kanter, Bernstein & Kardon, P.C., we make sure to limit the number of clients we take on so that we can provide personalized and sensitive care. We will not refer you to another firm; if we take on your case we will be with you all the way. 215-568-5885

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