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.
Speak with an attorney about your case.
Contact us to schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
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Emotional abuse, including threats of harm, derogatory comments, and withdrawn behavior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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