About Nursing Home Abuse in Florida
If you or an elderly loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, it is important to explore your legal options. With the help of an experienced attorney, you might be able to file a claim or lawsuit against the caregiver or the facility responsible for the ill-treatment of the nursing home resident. This can serve two purposes. It can help you recover money for medical bills and other damages, and it is a step toward increasing awareness of elderly abuse to prevent this from occurring to others. The Law Office of Casey D. Shomo, P.A. represents clients in nursing home abuse claims and lawsuits throughout the West Palm Beach area. If you are interested in learning more about your particular case, our firm offers a free consultation to discuss the matter.
Types of Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse
There are different types of nursing home negligence and abuse. Any of these has the potential to cause serious injury or even the wrongful death of an elderly patient or resident in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Following are some examples:
- Physical abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Medical malpractice
- Negligent supervision
- Poor maintenance of property grounds
- Over-medication or over-sedation
- Medication errors
- Financial abuse
Seeking Legal Representation in West Palm Beach, FL
It is important that you do not wait to consult with a West Palm Beach personal injury lawyer if you are dealing with any situation involving nursing home abuse or neglect. You can do something to stop this and to seek justice, and your chances of success are much greater with an experienced legal professional to handle your case.
Contact our firm today!