Dallas Sexual Abuse Lawyers

Sexual abuse in nursing homes is a grossly unreported crime. The majority of elder sexual abuse cases are against elderly residents that suffer from cognitive or physical conditions that make it difficult for them to inform others of the abuse they have suffered. These medical conditions may include memory loss, confusion, or difficulties communicating. Sexual abuse is defined as any unwanted sexual conduct. When sexual abuse involves an elderly person, the victim may be coerced into performing sexual acts through trickery or manipulation.

At the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter, we are dedicated to seeking justice against the individuals that purposefully hurt the elderly individuals entrusted to their care. We want to take aggressive action against those responsible for such inexcusable acts by filing a legal claim against the person or facility responsible for such disgusting abuse.

Signs of Elder Sexual Abuse

A study by the National Institute of Justice found that the older the individual victimized by sexual abuse, the less likely it is for the offender to be convicted. One step in discovering cases of sexual abuse early is knowing the identifiable characteristics of abuse. The following could be signs of elder sexual abuse:

  • Bruises on inner thighs or genital area
  • Extreme agitation
  • Withdrawal from social interactions
  • Inappropriate, aggressive, or unusual sexual behavior

Nursing home abuse is sadly not an uncommon occurrence. If you believe that your loved one was victimized through sexual abuse, please contact ourĀ Dallas nursing home sexual abuse attorneys immediately to begin seeking justice.

Contact the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter Today

If you believe that your loved one suffered sexual abuse while in a nursing home or other care facility, the time to take action is now. Your elderly loved one should never have been forced to suffer the burden of the psychological, emotional, and physical effects of abuse in his or her home. Let us help you fight for justice against the responsible party by calling (214) 457-1668 today.

Confidential Free Case Evaluation