Unfortunately, cases of nursing home staff or other residents committing attacks on vulnerable residents are not uncommon. At Your Insurance Attorney, our attorneys Nathan P. Carter, Michael A. Mandeville, Brian C. Guppenberger and Joshua A. Machlus have dedicated their careers to fighting for the rights of nursing home residents and holding facilities accountable for neglect and abuse.
As experienced members of The American Trial Lawyers Association, AAJ Leaders Forum, Florida Legal Elite and American Board of trial Advocates, our attorneys have been handling these cases for almost 30 years and have a proven track record of success in holding nursing homes accountable for staff or resident attacks.
When a resident is attacked by staff or another resident in a nursing home, it is a clear indication that the facility has failed in its duty to provide a safe and secure environment. These attacks can result in serious injuries and can also lead to emotional trauma for the victim and their family.
In order to prevent these types of attacks, nursing homes must properly screen and train staff, as well as have adequate staffing levels to ensure that residents are properly supervised. They must also have policies and procedures in place to address and prevent any type of abuse or violence.
If you suspect that a loved one has been a victim of an attack or other forms of neglect in a nursing home, do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation. You can reach us at 877-857-5677. It’s important to report any abuse or neglect as soon as possible. You can also report any abuse or neglect to the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) hotline at 1-800-962-2873, and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) hotline at 1-888-419-3456. These hotlines are available 24/7 and are staffed by trained professionals who can take immediate action to protect your loved one.
If a loved one has been the victim of an attack in a nursing home, it’s important to take immediate action. Report the incident to the facility management and state regulatory agency overseeing the facility. It’s also important to document any injuries and gather any witness statements.
At Your Insurance Attorney, our attorneys have the experience and resources to help you navigate the legal process and hold the facility accountable for their actions. We will work to ensure that your loved one receives the compensation they may deserve for their physical and emotional injuries, and to make sure that the nursing home is held responsible for their neglect.
If you suspect that your loved one has been the victim of an attack in a nursing home, do not hesitate to reach out to our attorneys. We are dedicated to fighting for the rights of nursing home residents and holding facilities accountable for neglect and abuse.
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