The average length of a nursing home abuse & neglect case is 701 days (or approximately 2 years.
Nursing Home Abuse
The average nursing home abuse settlement amount is $248,823.53. Nursing home abuse cases often settle between $150,000 and $350,000 but can be higher or lower depending on case factors.
In Missouri, the statute of limitations for lawsuits alleging nursing home abuse and neglect must be filed within 2 years, starting from the of the injury (or date it was discovered).
The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is difficult. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse cases have spiked in the past several years. While there is a possibility that abuse is just being reported more frequently, ensuring the safety and well-being of your loved one should be of utmost concern when considering placement. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports for “every…
In a perfect world, we would all have the means and ability to be the sole caretakers of our loved ones. All too often, that is unrealistic and impossible which leads to the decision to place them into an assisted living facility. While many nursing homes treat residents with dignity and respect, countless others fail to meet a basic standard of care. It is a…
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