When Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. opened its doors in 1985, nursing home abuse lawsuits scarcely existed. Although many cases of nursing home neglect were documented, very few law firms would challenge nursing home corporations when they engaged in elder abuse. Nursing home abuse lawyers with Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. have been recognized across the nation as "pioneers" in nursing home abuse litigation. In fact, the National Law Journal featured nursing home abuse attorneys with Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. in its "Plaintiffs' Hot List" publication for our nursing home neglect litigation practices. Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. was one of the first law firms to help families hold nursing homes accountable when they engaged in abuse in a nursing home. We have come a long way in the fight against elder abuse, but too many frail elders are still paying the price for nursing home neglect. That is why we believe that nursing homes should be held liable when they engage in nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. And juries across the country have agreed. If you suspect someone you love is the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, call us at Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. at 800-255-5070 or click here to have a nursing home abuse attorney contact you.