Preventing and Addressing Nursing Home Neglect: A Guide to Legal Options to Pursue Justice

As our loved ones age, they may require specialized care that we are unable to provide. Nursing homes are often seen as a solution for seniors who need assistance with...
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Dangers of Choking Deaths in Florida Nursing Homes for Patients with Dysphagia

As we age, our bodies undergo many changes, including changes in the way we swallow food. For some individuals, this change can lead to dysphagia, a condition where they experience...
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Elder Abuse Happens Because Florida Allows Just About Anyone to Care for Our Elderly

It is True That Florida Allows Just About Anyone to Care for Our Elderly Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey should be applauded for the April 7, 2023 arrests of Assisted...
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Injuries to the Elderly in Nursing Homes During Wheelchair Transfers

Injuries to the Elderly in Nursing Homes During Wheelchair Transfers Nursing home facilities, assisted living facilities, and long term care facilities are supposed to provide a safe and comfortable environment...
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Should I Settle My Nursing Home Abuse Case or Go to Trial?

When you or your loved one suffers abuse or neglect in a nursing home or long-term care facility, you may wonder whether you should settle your case or take it...
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Understanding the Statute of Limitations in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Nursing home abuse is a serious issue that affects a significant number of the elderly population in Florida and across the county. When a victim of nursing home abuse wishes...
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Horrifying truths told by a nursing home facility staff member.

Deciding to trust in the care of a nursing home is an emotional and difficult decision. A decision must be made, one that will be extremely difficult for all family...
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Rapid Increase in severe violations in Florida’s nursing homes

Serious Spike Violations in Florida’s Nursing Homes, Hire our skilled attorney if you suspect abuse of neglect. Florida, which has more than 700 nursing homes, has seen a dramatic increase...
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Understanding Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Issues in Florida

Nursing home negligence or assisted living facility negligence in the areas of abuse and neglect is a serious issue that affects many older adults in Florida. These forms of elder...
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Common Signs of Assisted Living Abuse & Neglect That Every Family Should Know

As people age, they may need assistance with activities of daily living. Many times, this assistance is received in an assisted living facility or rehab center. While most facilities provide...
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