Abuse or Neglect at Nursing Homes or Assisted Living Facilities
Residents of nursing care or assisted living centers are protected under Florida law by a bill of rights. Those rights include quality medical care and supervision, an environment safe from abusive treatment or neglect, and notification of family members about serious injury or illness. Unfortunately, many care facilities are more concerned with profit than the rights and well-being of their residents.
The law firm of Feldman Morgado can step in to hold the facility accountable for injury, deterioration or death resulting from negligence or violations of the law. We aggressively pursue compensation for the physical and emotional toll of mistreatment or neglect.
If your elderly or disabled family member suffered at a Florida nursing home or assisted living facility, contact us today for a free case evaluation. We have handled cases in the Tampa Bay area, surrounding counties and statewide.
Tampa Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer
Mitchell L. Feldman is a personal injury lawyer who brings additional insights from medical negligence litigation and a prior career in insurance defense representation. He knows how to investigate abuse cases and how elder care corporations and their insurers will try to deflect blame for your loved one's harm. All this experience is taught to our attorneys and we have developed strategies to prepare the case to achieve justice and the best possible financial results for our clients.
We have held nursing homes and assisted living facilities accountable for monetary damages for:
- Bedsores and infections
- Falling injuries
- Abuse or assault
- Medication errors
- Failure to diagnose
- Failure to summon medical care
- Wrongful death from any of the above
In a nursing home, there are industry standards and state laws dictating medical care and treatment of people with frail bodies, dementia or illness. Yet many centers are woefully understaffed and cut corners at the expense of residents' health.
While an assisted living facility (ALF) provides less direct care and supervision, it has a duty to assess whether residents are good candidates for independent living rather than admitting them simply to fill beds and make money. Many of our ailing clients suffered for weeks in an ALF for lack of anyone to check up on them.
St. Petersburg Assisted Living Resident Abuse Lawyer
If you suspect nursing home negligence, neglect or abuse, call us at 866-578-1607 for a free initial consultation. We will investigate immediately and take appropriate legal action to protect your loved one and secure monetary compensation for lasting harm or death. We have offices in Tampa, Ocala, Naples, Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Miami, and can handle cases statewide.