Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Nursing home patients must receive the level of care outlined by Florida state laws. There are some instances, however, in which the elderly care professionals either do not provide the proper level of care or harm the people they are supposed to assist. A Miami, Florida nursing home abuse attorney from our firm can assist you if you or a loved one has been injured or neglected in a nursing home or assisted living facility.
Cases for nursing home neglect is the failure to provide reasonable care, and includes, but is not limited to, the failure to provide:
- Adequate supervision
- Adequate nutrition
- Sufficient fluids
- Medical care
- Assistance with bathing and bathroom needs
- Clothing and shelter
- Protection from safety hazards
Patients who find themselves the victims of nursing home neglect and/or abuse are often harmed mentally as well as physically. They may be subject to unwarranted verbal attacks, physical abuse, starvation, or other forms of mistreatment. The Miami, Florida nursing home abuse attorneys at Rubenstein Law will fight diligently for the victims of abuse, ensuring their rights are represented to the best of our ability.
What is my next step?
If you or a loved one has been neglected or subject to elder abuse, a Miami, Florida nursing home abuse attorney from our firm can assist you. Our legal team has compiled an FAQ section on nursing home abuse to give you additional information about your claim.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of elder abuse, contact our Miami, Florida Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect attorneys and our Broward County Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect attorneys today.
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