Need a Elderly Care Negligence Lawyer?
Long term care is a range of service one might need to reach your personal care needs. Most of this area of service is assistance with the basic personal tasks of everyday life, sometimes called Activities of Daily Living or ADL’s. Very few people are setting money aside for long-term care even though most worry about aging and the issues that come with it.
The Distasio Law Firm Difference
How do you know if you have hired the best Tampa elder abuse lawyer? The simplest way to know is to find a lawyer that has all the below characteristics.
- Knowledge and Experience Handling Elderly Care Negligence Cases
Your lawyer should not only know Florida elderly care law. That lawyer should also have years of experience handling car elder abuse cases. Scott Distasio has been handling elderly negligence cases for over 27 years. His years of experience investigating, negotiating, settling, filing lawsuits, taking depositions, and going to trial will absolutely make a difference in your case.
- Independent Verification of the Lawyers Ability
All attorneys claim they know what they are doing. Their marketing materials may also be persuasive. But you will only know the truth about that lawyer if the lawyer is rated by respected independent non-biased rating systems. Scott Distasio has an “AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell law Directory. This is the highest rating an attorney can receive for both ability and ethics. Scott Distasio is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Trial law. To achieve this accomplishment a lawyer must have tried a minimum number of cases to a jury and pass a competency exam. Less than 1% of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified.
- Willingness and Ability to Go to Trial
Not all personal injury cases go to trial. The truth is most cases settle. But if your case does need to go to trial it’s important to hire a law firm that has the experience, resources and ability to try your case. Scott Distasio is a board certified civil trial lawyer. This gives him the right to call himself an expert trial lawyer.
Elderly Care Services Needed
- Using the restroom
- Getting Dressed
- Transferring to or from a bed or chair
Additional Elderly Care Services
There are more long term care services available besides the ones listed above. These are services oftentimes called Instrumental Activities of Daily Living or IADLs.
- Making a phone call
- Taking Medication
- Managing Money
- Preparing and Cleaning Up After Meals
- Shopping for Groceries
- Responding to Emergency Situations
Looking for a Elder Abuse Attorney in Tampa? Call 813-259-0022 Today!
The elderly population over the coming decades is increasing meaning a substantial increase in the number of people who will need long-term care is growing at an alarming rate.
Long-term care costs are huge. We can’t afford not to think about them.