Nursing Home Justice Center
888-965-ABUSE / 702-385-HELP

Home
Firm Overview
Our Practice
Nursing Home Abuse
Treatment Center Abuse
Abuse Info Center
Signs of Abuse & Neglect
Elder Counseling
Selecting a Nursing Home
Professional Profiles
Resource Links
Contact Us
Treatment Center Abuse and Neglect

Treatment Center Abuse Lawyers
Alcohol Treatment Centers • Drug Treatment Centers ○ Juvenile Treatment Facilities

Nursing Home Justice Center

Protecting the Rights of Vulnerable People in Nevada

When adults or adolescents have problems with drug and alcohol addiction or get into trouble for criminal offenses, treatment centers are often the best—or only—solution. Unfortunately, residents can be abused in both adult and juvenile treatment facilities, which are often in remote locations, far from the scrutiny of parents or drop-in visitors.

It is shocking that sexual assault or physical abuse are perpetrated by other residents—or staff responsible for the medical, behavioral, or psychiatric treatment of this vulnerable population—but it does happen. People can and do face abuse and neglect at substance abuse treatment centers, behavioral health centers, inpatient mental health centers, juvenile “boot camps,” sober living group homes, and other facilities.

Nevada Treatment Center Abuse Lawyers Dedicated to Your Protection
If you are facing a situation of neglect or abuse in a residential treatment center anywhere in Nevada, contact the Nursing Home Justice Center in Las Vegas for a free consultation regarding your legal rights. Attorney Terry Coffing leads our team representing people who have been affected by treatment center abuse.

Such abuse and neglect can include:

  • verbal abuse
  • unreasonable or punitive refusal to allow visitation or outside contact
  • unreasonable surveillance
  • starvation, dehydration, or forced exercise
  • unnecessary or punitive sedation or physical restraint
  • negligence in medical treatment, supervision, or resident safety
  • physical assault
  • child abuse or child molestation
  • rape or sexual assault by counselors or other residents

These incidents could be isolated, or they could be symptoms of a systemic problem. Either way, they cannot be tolerated. Each and every person has the right to decent treatment, safety, and bodily integrity when in any residential facility.

At the Nursing Home Justice Center, we serve as a powerful voice for victims of treatment center abuse. We prepare thoroughly to build an effective case by thoroughly investigating the offending institution and going to trial if necessary. Contact us for a free consultation.

Evening and weekend appointments are available, we can meet you in your home or hospital if you cannot travel, and we have access to Spanish-speaking interpreters.

Contact Us Now

The Nursing Home Justice Center serves clients throughout the state of Nevada in communities such as Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Summerlin, Reno, and Carson City.

Nursing Home Justice Center

10001 Park Run Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89145

Call:
(702) 385-HELP or
(888) 965-ABUSE


The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.

Copyright © 2007 by Nursing Home Justice Center. All rights reserved. You may reproduce materials available at this site for your own personal use and for non-commercial distribution. All copies must include this copyright statement.