Nursing homes in Florida are obligated to provide the highest level of care and comfort for their residents. Florida Statutes § 400.022 protects residents’ rights. Unfortunately, some nursing homes do not operate in a manner that is compliant with state laws.
The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine offers legal support and representation for victims of nursing home abuse. If you or a loved one has been affected by a negligent employee or facility, a Baldwin personal injury lawyer can take on your case, investigate your claim, and fight for fair compensation for damages. Contact our law firm today to find out more about your legal options.
Call the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine to get a free case assessment.
We Represent Victims of All Kinds of Abuse
Untrained or overworked staff, budgetary constraints, or acts of deceit or malicious behavior can lead to severe neglect or abuse. Sadly, poor treatment or conditions go unreported, leaving victims to suffer physically and emotionally. Our law firm takes on all types of nursing home abuse cases, including:
- Assault or physical abuse
- Lack of adequate medical treatment
- Inappropriate medical treatment
- Food or water deprivation
- Sexual assault or misconduct
- Unreasonable physical seclusion or restraint
- Financial misappropriation or theft
Whether you are the victim or a family member of the victim, your situation is not hopeless. A Baldwin nursing home abuse lawyer can help you pursue justice and compensation. Call 1-800-747-3733 for a free consultation and to learn more.
You May Be Eligible to Pursue Damages for Many Forms of Damages
A resident who is neglected in a nursing home may have to endure a tremendous amount of physical pain and discomfort. You or your loved one may be able to pursue a financial award for the following damages:
Like any form of abuse, a person recovering from nursing home abuse may experience depression or an anxiety disorder. If you went through emotional distress, we may be able to account for your trauma and add that to your claim.
Cost of Treatment
The costs you or your loved one face after medical treatment for injuries sustained during abuse can be added to the list of damages you can seek from the liable party or the liable party’s insurance company.
If your loved one’s jewelry was damaged due to the ramifications of physical abuse they endured, you may be able to pursue damages to cover the cost of replacement or repair of the jewelry.
If your loved one faces physical limitations after their abuse, you can pursue compensation for their condition. It is impossible to truly valuate this loss, but we can apportion an amount that can help with any related medical bills—like mobility devices.
How much your case is worth (or what you can claim) depends on the circumstances of your case and the extent of your losses. A Baldwin nursing home abuse lawyer. can help you understand your options.
Do Not Let Nursing Home Abuse Go Unpunished
The National Center on Elder Abuse reports that “over 50% of nursing home staff admitted to mistreating older patients.” Those who would abuse helpless nursing home residents should be brought to justice. Your family deserves compensation from the responsible parties. Contact the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine today and let us help you get started with your case. Call us for a free case review.
We Can Help.