A study by the National Center on Elder Abuse shows that sexual assault accounts for 7% of all nursing home abuse complaints. Nursing homes have a duty to screen residents and employees to ensure sexual assaults that are preventable do not occur. Nursing home sexual assault cases involve complicated steps that require fighting health care privacy laws in order to obtain the records from third party residents or employees. In addition, to review them to document that the nursing home or assisted living facility should have prevented the assault. Hughey Law Firm’s nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers have handled many such cases, and we are actively prosecuting similar cases right now. We fight for what is right. If your loved one has suffered sexual assault at the hands of a care facility employee or resident, contact us online or call us at 843-881-8644 or toll-free at 1-877-811-8644 today. We care and we can help you seek justice for your loved one.
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We represent clients throughout the Charleston metro region and communities all over South Carolina. We are also licensed in North Carolina and Georgia. Our Charleston SC nursing home attorneys will handle your case on a contingency fee basis.
 “Abuse of Residents of Long Term Care Facilities”.Department of Health and Human Services.National Center on Elder Abuse,Administration on Aging, Released 2012, viewed Sept. 4, 2015
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