Category: Nursing Home Neglect



What to Do If You See Signs of Abuse Visiting a Florida Nursing Home
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What to Do If You See Signs of Abuse Visiting a Florida Nursing Home

 

If you’re like a lot of Floridians who have an elderly loved one living in a long-term care facility, chances are good that you paid them a visit over the holidays. Hopefully your experience there was happy and positive, and you were able to spend some valuable quality time with your loved one.

 

Some of you, however, may have had a different experience. Maybe your relative seemed quiet and withdrawn. Or excessively jumpy. Perhaps you noticed bruises or some other kind of physical harm.…

How to Know If a Florida Nursing Home Is Neglecting Your Loved One
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How to Know If a Florida Nursing Home Is Neglecting Your Loved One

 

When Hurricane Irma blasted Florida, 10 elderly patients in a Hollywood nursing home died after air conditioning was unavailable for three days.

 

According a report by the Orlando Sentinel, a hospital is located just across the street from that nursing home – the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. The hospital was fully functioning after the hurricane passed. The nursing home said it used ice, fans, coolers, and other methods to keep residents comfortable while the air conditioning was off, but they never even attempted to ask the hospital for help.…

Nursing Home Neglect: What to Do If a Loved One Is Victimized
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Nursing Home Neglect: What to Do If a Loved One Is Victimized

Making the decision to put your loved one into a nursing home can be heartbreaking. But it’s often necessary to do if you want them to continue enjoying a higher quality of life.

 

Adjusting while in the first few weeks of living in the nursing home is similar to adjusting to any new environment – it can be uncomfortable for them and for you. Sometimes, though, they are experiencing more than mere discomfort.

 

While this may not be your first thought when sending your loved one to a nursing home, it is important to realize that neglect does happen.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County