Choosing a Lawyer to Address Nursing Home Abuse
When a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of negligent care in a nursing home few things are more important than finding The right attorney. However, many people have never sought legal counsel from a lawyer, and may be unsure of what to look for in a legal relationship.
If you need an attorney because your spouse, parent or child was the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, we can help. At the law offices of Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert & Prieto, LLC, we help clients throughout Georgia find the elder law attorneys they need.
Finding a Good Fit
One of the most important elements of an attorney/client relationship is the level of communication and trust. As you are looking at lawyers, it is important to find someone you are comfortable talking with and with whom you, during your initial consultation, should ask lots of questions and determine if your lawyer is competent in his field, compassionate toward nursing care victims, and aggressive in resolving cases.
It is also important to consider the reputation your lawyer has and the results he or she has achieved. Whether you just want an apology and an acknowledgment from the nursing home that the abuse never should have happened, or whether you want the nursing home facility, nursing home administration, and negligent staff member punished to the full extent of the civil law, having these conversations up-front can help you choose a lawyer who will give you the legal counsel you need at every step of the And will be able to fight for you, whatever your goals may be in seeking legal advice.
To contact an attorney at Prieto, Marigliano, Holbert & Prieto, LLC, call us at 404-856-0040 or toll free 1-855-329-7144 or contact us by e-mail.