Omaha, NE Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer

What is a Wrongful Death Claim? Get The Facts From The Experts at Reed Law Offices PC, LLC
Published July 1, 2015

What is a wrongful death claim? It is a claim that arises when a loved one dies due to the negligent care or conduct of another. Wrongful death cases are far more complex and require an advanced level of expertise to handle properly. At Reed Law Offices PC, LLC, we have handled countless wrongful death claims arising from nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, motor vehicle negligence and trucking negligence. We have the level of experience and expertise to handle these complex cases.

What is a family entitled to in wrongful death case? Although every state is different, in the State of Nebraska, wrongful death beneficiaries (which include a surviving spouse and/or surviving children) are entitled
to compensation for the monetary value of the services, comfort, and companionship that their loved one would have contributed to them had the loved one lived... [Read more]
Nursing Home Resident Rights Explained by Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Experts
Published June 2, 2015

Senior citizens who can no longer care for themselves are among the most vulnerable members of our society, which is why we entrust their care to professionals in a nursing home or assisted living setting. However, nursing home neglect and abuse has been known to occur, which is not only wrong but violates basic rights granted to every resident of a nursing home under federal law. Reed Law Offices PC, nursing home abuse attorneys dedicated to helping people throughout Nebraska, wants you to know the rights to which everyone in a care facility is entitled:

You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. Even if your basic standard of care is being met, nursing home staff who behave in a disrespectful manner are still violating their residents' rights.
Every resident has the right to manage their finances or appoint a trusted guardian to do it for them. Nursing home staff cannot require that residents hand over control of their money... [Read more]
Reed Law Offices PC, LLC: Meet Shayla Reed, Injury Attorney
Published May 5, 2015

When your loved one has been the victim of nursing home neglect—or when you're struggling with the aftermath of an automobile accident—you need all the help you can get. The counsel of a skilled, experienced attorney is key, but when that skill is balanced with empathy, compassion, and a genuine desire to see justice done, your chances of success are even better.

That's why Omaha’s Reed Law Offices PC, LLC was formed. Shayla Reed, the firm’s founder, represents victims of wrongful death, catastrophic auto injuries, and nursing home abuse. As a former trial attorney for insurance companies, she knows all about how institutions evaluate claims—and all about the strategies they use to deny them. That's why she made the choice to stop representing companies and start representing victims... [Read more]
Nebraska’s All-Female Law Office Hosts Premier Injury & Malpractice Lawyers
Published March 19, 2015

As Omaha’s premier injury attorney and malpractice lawyer, Shayla Reed, Esq. has seen her share of the court room. Beginning her career as an auto accident attorney for some of the nation’s top insurers, she learned the ins-and-outs of the insurance world. And by the time she was entering her third year defending claim’s denials, starting her own firm—the Reed Law Offices—was a no-brainer. But instead of working for corporations, she took her brand of practice to fight on the side of injured claimants.

Advancing some of the most injurious and notorious cases Omaha has ever seen, the Reed Law Offices has built a reputation for fighting for their client’s rights with a particular skill and focus. Specializing in some of the more difficult areas of personal injury law other law firms won’t touch, the practice focuses on severe automobile accidents, nursing home abuse and wrongful death cases. What’s apparent throughout the practice is Reed’s own insider information combined with a particular brand of tenaciousness that has sent many an insurer running for cover... [Read more]
Four Potential Signs of Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse
Published January 28, 2015

Reed Law Offices PC, LLC has been named the 
"Premier Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm" and is one of the most experienced nursing home abuse and neglect law firms in Omaha and the State of Nebraska. If you suspect your loved one has been the victim of nursing home neglect or abuse, call us today at (402) 933-0588 for a free consultation. 

Sometimes the signs of nursing home abuse or neglect are hard to identify. Often, the elderly cannot communicate what is happening to them. Thus, it is important for family members to keep a watchful eye, to ensure that their loved one is receiving proper care and treatment.  
To help you, we have listed some of the potential signs of abuse and neglect: 
Personality Changes: Does the person you know seem to be avoiding you? Does the person seem afraid of you or agitated when you speak to him or her? While some personality changes are expected with age and conditions like dementia, very sudden changes in personality should encourage you to stay alert.
Injuries: Signs of physical abuse include unexplainable bruises, welts, sprains or dislocations... [Read more]
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