Assault
Assault Lawyer in Philadelphia, PA

  • A recent study by Karl Pillemer and Dr. Mark Lachs at Cornell University found “altercations are widespread and common in everyday nursing-home life.”
  • Further, this problem is often swept under the rug to the point “staff members seem almost unaware.”
  • The physical damages caused by resident on resident assault, death, fractures, cuts bruises, are not the only results.
  • Dr. Mark Lachs also noted that victims of resident on resident assault suffered psychological harm such as depression which significantly decreases a resident’s quality of life.