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Hobbs Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

Families all across New Mexico rely on nursing homes to provide medical care, support, and rehabilitative services to their loved ones. Unfortunately, the facilities that are meant to care for some of our most vulnerable populations often end up doing far more harm than good. If your loved one was harmed while in the care of a nursing home, a Hobbs nursing home abuse lawyer can help advocate on their behalf.

Nursing home abuse claims can take time, so it is important to begin the process as soon as possible. Your family member’s remaining time may be limited, and recovering compensation to help address their injuries will help ensure that their final years are as happy and comfortable as possible.

The Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers of Buckingham & Vega Are Standing By

Your loved one deserved better than to be mistreated by their caregivers. While there is nothing that can undo the past, compensation secured through a nursing home abuse lawsuit can certainly help address the resulting harm they suffered.

Our Hobbs nursing home abuse lawyers have dedicated their legal careers to helping one of our most vulnerable populations get the help and dignity they deserve. Contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation so that we can discuss the merits of your legal claim.

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Our Results Make a Difference

Explore How We Have Helped Our Clients
  • $73.21 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega legal team secured a $73.21 million verdict on behalf of a baby who was catastrophically injured due to the negligence of their doctor and medical team.

  • Record-Setting $72 Million Verdict Birth Injury

    The Buckingham & Vega team obtained a $72 Million verdict in a birth injury case when an OB/ GYN failed to properly monitor the mom during pregnancy.

  • $16 Million Truck Accident

    Buckingham & Vega obtained a $16 million settlement in a truck accident case. The truck driver was speeding and inattentive (texting) and crashed into the rear of a pickup truck stopped at a stoplight.

  • $14 Million Dram Shop Liability

    Our team obtained a $14 million dram shop verdict on behalf of a client who was injured due to negligence.

  • 13 Million Truck Accident

    Our team secured a 13 million settlement in a truck accident case. An eighteen-wheeler made an unsafe turn in front of a car driven by a grandmother and her family. The grandmother was killed and the family suffered severe injuries.

  • 13 Million Work Injury

    Buckingham & Vega represented an oilfield worker who was killed when their company failed to properly train its employees on how to safely move waste bins. Our client was killed when he became trapped between two bins.

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

It is never easy to witness a loved one’s physical and emotional decline as they age. However, it is important that you pay attention to any concerning changes in health or psychological well-being, as it could be an indication of improper treatment. Do not ignore any of the following signs of nursing home abuse:

  • Bruises, red marks, or cuts
  • Broken bones
  • Acting withdrawn
  • Fear of being left alone
  • Refusal to talk
  • Inability to make eye contact
  • Easily startled
  • Physical or emotional outbursts
  • Torn or stained garments, including underwear
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Bedsores
  • Missing checkbooks or debit cards
  • Sudden changes to wills or other estate planning documents
  • Large withdrawals from bank accounts

If you notice any of the above signs of nursing home abuse or suspect that someone is harming your loved one, immediately notify Adult Protective Services Statewide Intake at (505) 388-0066 or (505) 388-0066. For cases specifically occurring in Hobbs, Lea County, or other areas of southeast New Mexico, you may also call (505) 388-0066.

Once you have reported the abuse and made your best efforts to secure your loved one in a safe environment, it may be time to explore your legal options. A Hobbs nursing home abuse lawyer from Buckingham & Vega Law Firm will be by your side as you navigate the legal system to restore justice on behalf of your loved one.

Was your loved one harmed at the hands of a caregiver? You have options. Contact Buckingham & Vega Law Firm to schedule your free consultation with a Hobbs nursing home abuse lawyer.

Call us at (505) 388-0066 or fill out this form.

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