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Fort Lauderdale Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

The Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers at Kelley/Uustal represent victims of nursing home abuse and their families in cases involving substandard care. If your loved one was injured or died in a nursing facility as a result of negligence or abuse, you have a right to take legal action against the nursing home for the damages you have suffered. You may be eligible to collect compensation for medical bills, physical and emotional pain and suffering, and potentially punitive damages. To learn more about your rights and legal options, get in touch with our firm today.

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Common Issues in Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Kelley/Uustal is widely regarded as one of the most successful personal injury law firms in Fort Lauderdale and is trusted by other lawyers to handle even the toughest cases, including those involving nursing home abuse. Turn to our team for the compassionate yet aggressive representation you need to achieve justice.

We provide high-quality guidance in nursing home cases involving the following:

  • Neglect, leading to bed sores, dehydration, malnutrition, lack of hygiene, or wandering from the facility
  • Physical abuse, leading to broken bones, bruises, cuts, and other unexplained injuries
  • Emotional abuse, including threats of harm, derogatory comments, and withdrawn behavior
  • Financial abuse, including unauthorized access to a patient’s bank accounts and credit cards by nursing home staff
  • Sexual abuse, leading to physical injury and changes in personality or behavior
  • Wrongful death, in which the patient dies as a result of abuse or neglect

If you suspect that your loved one is being mistreated, you should immediately take action. Gather any documentation you have on your loved one’s physical and/or emotional health, conversations you have had with the resident or a staff member, photographs of any visible injuries, and any other evidence and seek legal counsel without delay.

Compassionate, Trusted & Experienced Representation

The decision to entrust the care of a loved one to a nursing home is difficult enough without the added worry that the facility won’t give them the care they need. Sadly, nursing home abuse is a serious and underreported problem throughout the country. If you are dealing with a nursing home abuse situation and are wondering what your options are, we encourage you to get in touch with a Fort Lauderdale nursing home abuse lawyer at our firm as soon as possible. Our firm is distinguished by a history of successful results in these matters – in fact, we have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for our clients.

Our team is standing by to schedule a free review of your case to evaluate your potential claim or lawsuit. Because there is a statute of limitations in personal injury matters, it is crucial that you speak to an attorney as soon as possible to begin your case.

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