Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse

Home Healthcare Abuse is Just as Prevalent as Nursing Home Abuse

June 25, 2020|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

Home healthcare aides and caregivers perform an important role in our aging society, helping the elderly, disabled, or vulnerable to remain in their homes as long as possible, but that care can come at a cost.  We often hear reports of elder abuse or neglect in nursing homes and assisted living [...]

Patchwork Accountability Fuels Assisted Living Negligence

June 11, 2020|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

Assisted living negligence is an unreported, under-recognized problem among Florida's elderly and vulnerable populations. Nursing homes typically receive much more public scrutiny in regard to abuse and neglect, while assisted living facilities slip under the radar. Part of the lack of scrutiny may be due to how we think of assisted [...]

Violating Residents’ Rights Could Lead To Assisted Living Negligence Lawsuits

December 18, 2019|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

Assisted living facilities fulfill an important role in today's society, offering seniors and their families a practical alternative to fully independent living and nursing home care. Intended for residents who don't require a high level of care, but do need some help, assisted living facilities have boomed in recent years. Today, [...]

Why Nursing Home Abuse Happens

October 22, 2019|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

In previous posts, we've looked at the signs of nursing home negligence or abuse, different types of nursing home abuse, and what family members can do to protect their loved ones. One thing we haven’t looked at is why nursing home abuse occurs in the first place. Without understanding the cause [...]

Protect Your Loved One From Nursing Home Abuse

October 11, 2019|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

Nursing home abuse is on the rise. Similar situations are also on the rise in assisted living facilities. Part of this is due to the fact that we have an aging population with many more people than ever before living in nursing homes and care facilities. Another reason for the increase [...]

What You Can Do About Nursing Home Abuse

August 19, 2019|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

Nursing home abuse is widespread with the World Health Organization reporting that 1 in 6 people over the age of 60 experienced some form of abuse in 2017. While shocking, the true numbers may be much higher as abuses are often under-reported. This is troubling given the fact that as our [...]

4 Different Types of Nursing Home Abuse

August 2, 2019|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

Did you know that there are many different types of nursing home abuse cases? While physical abuse may be most closely associated with nursing home abuse in our minds, it's far from the only type of mistreatment seniors can suffer in a nursing home setting. In addition to physical abuse, seniors [...]

Should You Take a Settlement in a Nursing Home Abuse Case?

June 7, 2019|Nursing Home Negligence And Abuse|

There are thousands of nursing home lawsuits filed every year in the U.S., yet very few of them make it to court. Most cases are settled out of court, but is it in your best interests to accept a settlement offer? In many situations, yes.  Nursing home abuse or negligence cases [...]

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