Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse and neglect can be devastating for victims and families who put their trust in caregivers. If you or a loved one has suffered abuse in a Miami nursing home or another care facility, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. When injuries result due to a nursing home’s negligence, you deserve financial relief and to hold the responsible party accountable for their abusive actions.

Here you’ll find resources that may answer some of your questions regarding nursing home abuse and damages you can claim. To learn more, please contact our team of nursing home abuse attorneys.

The 12 Most Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

When you place a loved one in a nursing home care facility, you expect they will get the care and help they need for the highest quality of life. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is all too common. The World Health Organization (WHO)¹ reports that two-thirds of nursing home staff or long-term care facility professionals have …

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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Negligence in Florida?

Nursing homes exist to take care of our loved ones as they age. When our relatives are in a home, we expect caregivers to provide them with the help and comforts they need. Unfortunately, neglect is all too common in Florida nursing homes. If you suspect that your loved one is a victim of neglect …

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Suing for Nursing Home Neglect in Miami After COVID-19 Contraction

COVID-19 is a new problem facing the United States. However, nursing home neglect in Florida has been a serious problem for a long time. Anyone who lives in a nursing home in the State of Florida has a right to safety and a reasonable level of care. Reasonable care includes protection from viruses like COVID-19. …

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Who Should I Report Nursing Home Abuse To?

When you suspect nursing home abuse, it can be hard to know where to turn. Nursing home abuse can require immediate care as well as long-term planning for your loved one. If you suspect nursing home abuse, you may not know how to report the abuse. Here’s what you should do if you suspect nursing …

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Early Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is an ongoing problem in the State of Florida. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you should be aware of the early warning signs of nursing home abuse. The signs of nursing home abuse can be subtle, but if you know what to look for, you can recognize …

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Can I Sue the Pharmacy for Prescription Medication Errors?

When you’re sick, it’s a relief to get a prescription from a doctor. You expect to be able to go to the pharmacy, pick up your medication, and start on the path to healing. A prescription error is the last thing on your mind when you head to the pharmacy to fill a prescription. Unfortunately, …

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Nursing Home Neglect and Bedsore Lawsuits

  When your loved one enters assisted living or nursing home care, you rely on the care facility to provide exceptional care for your loved one. Your family member may have complicated medical needs, or they may just need a place where they can stay safe. Unfortunately, if your loved one suffers from bedsores, you …

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Sexual Abuse Problems in Nursing Homes

Florida has always been home to a high number of older residents who want to spend their golden years in the sun and warmth that the state provides all year long. As our older residents age, they tend to encounter needs that can generally be provided in nursing homes and assisted living centers. Unfortunately, some …

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How Big is the Elder Abuse Problem?

According to research, the fastest growing population in America is the elderly. Did you know that experts predict that by year 2050, people 65 and older will comprise 20 percent of the population in the US? There will also be about 19 million people age 85 or older. In 2010, there were only 5.8 million …

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