The attorneys at Loftis & Barnard have experience representing clients in nursing home negligence and nursing home abuse cases in the Oklahoma City Metro. Whether there was a fall down injury or an elopement, Loftis & Barnard can help with nursing home abuse cases.

Nursing home abuse can take many forms.  The most common include physical abuse, verbal and emotional abuse, and neglect – both physical and medical.  The problem is often tied to understaffing and negligent hiring and supervision.

Some of the most common types of physical abuse are:

  • Physical and/or sexual assault
  • Deprivation of food, water and/or medications
  • Unreasonable physical restraint
  • Being dropped and/or falling out of bed
  • Over medication
  • Allowing a patient to wander away from the facility

Some of the most common signs of abuse and/or neglect are:

  • Injuries requiring emergency medical treatment
  • Broken bones
  • Rapid weight loss or weight gain
  • Bed/pressure sores
  • A loved one who is upset, agitated and/or withdrawn
  • Poor personal hygiene