West Palm Beach Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers
Over 1.5 million people reside in nursing homes, depending on staff for everything from routine daily activities to advanced medical care. According to estimates, one in ten elderly individuals is subjected to some form of abuse. But many in the industry believe the numbers are much higher; elder abuse is a vastly underreported problem.
When you entrust your loved ones to a nursing home, you do so with the belief they will be well-cared for and treated with dignity. When this is not the case, fight for their rights with an experienced Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer. Get started with a free case evaluation from trusted West Palm Beach Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys.
Consult a West Palm Beach Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
Since 1992, LaBovick Law Group has been representing clients interests in the face of corporations and insurance companies. When it comes to nursing home abuse, your loved ones deserve passionate advocates. We strive to protect those who cannot protect themselves.
Whether through inadequate hiring and staffing practices or explicit neglect and abuse, nursing home patients are vulnerable to the following issues:
- Broken bones.
- Physical abuse.
- Verbal and emotional abuse.
- Slip and fall injuries.
- Improper use of restraints (e.g. used for discipline or staff convenience).
- Malpractice by doctors, nursing staff, therapists, and/or nursing home administrators.
Elderly patients may also have memory and/or communication challenges that make it difficult to self-report to family members or authorities. This is why consulting with a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney in West Palm Beach is essential; our team will stand up for your loved one and pursue justice on their behalf.
Our West Palm Beach elder care attorney team is dedicated to providing sound counsel and rigorous legal representation to the victims and families of nursing home neglect and abuse. Elder abuse is a pervasive problem in our country; we will work with you to protect your loved ones – and prevent more people from being harmed. Schedule your free case evaluation with LaBovick, Law Group.
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