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Connect with a nursing home emotional abuse attorney in Akron, OH

It's hard to imagine that nursing home staff could be so cruel as to abuse the elderly residents, but unfortunately, this does happen. In fact, emotional abuse is the most common and hardest to prove type of nursing home abuse. The signs of emotional abuse may not be physical, but they can have devastating effects. If you suspect your loved one is suffering from nursing home emotional abuse, you need an attorney. James J. Gutbrod, Attorney at Law has represented abuse clients in Akron, OH for more than 30 years. He will work diligently to help you or your loved one.

Examples of Verbal and Non-Verbal Emotional Abuse:

  • Humiliation, ridicule, shaming, name calling
  • Blaming, threatening, yelling
  • Ignoring
  • Isolating from friends or activities
  • Hiding or removing assistive devices from their reach (cane, walker, hearing aids, etc.)

Email attorney Gutbrod today if your loved one needs representation. We offer free consultations for all our clients.

Examples of Verbal and Non-Verbal Emotional Abuse:

  • Humiliation, ridicule, shaming, name calling
  • Blaming, threatening, yelling
  • Ignoring
  • Isolating from friends or activities
  • Hiding or removing assistive devices from their reach (cane, walker, hearing aids, etc.)

Email attorney Gutbrod today if your loved one needs representation. We offer free consultations for all our clients.

  • Emotional withdrawal
  • Silence or fear around caregivers
  • Changes in sleeping or eating patterns
  • Mood swings or seeming agitated, hopeless, fearful
  • Low self-esteem


If you have a loved one affected by nursing home emotional abuse, our attorney can help you. Attorney James J. Gutbrod may assist his clients in some of the following ways:

  • Investigating and documenting evidence
  • Interviewing the injured party (when possible) and any eye-witnesses
  • Deposing key parties
  • Working with an expert to evaluate the case and provide his/her testimony
  • Seeking financial compensation and settlement for emotional abuse

Reach out to attorney James J. Gutbrod today if you need advice or representation for a possible nursing home abuse case.