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Tampa Personal Injury Blogs from January, 2021

Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Tampa – What is Nursing Home Abuse


Florida remains one of the most popular states for retirees and has a large elderly population.  In Florida, there are roughly 700 nursing home and/or assisted living facilities.  Recent estimates hold that there are roughly 75,000 individuals residing in a long-term care facility within Florida.  Our Tampa Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys can assist you and answer questions to assist in the unfortunate event you suspect a loved one has been abused in their long-term care environment. 

Given the large number of residents in the long-term care setting, it is important to know what constitutes “abuse”.  Nursing home abuse cases vary from case to case but typically can involve the following issues:

  • Bed Sores
  • Falls
  • Infections
  • Unexplained Bruising
  • Elopement
  • Medication Errors
  • Malnutrition
  • Dehydration
  • Delay in Treatment
  • Failure to Diagnosis or Treat
  • Assault
  • Battery

Should you suspect your loved one has been the victim of abuse or an unexplained injury in a nursing home or assisted living facility, please call us for a free consultation.

Our lawyers handle nursing home neglect cases all throughout Florida, including Broward County, Dade County, Hernando County, Hillsborough County, Pasco County, Pinellas County, Lee County, Manatee County, Polk County, Orange County and Sarasota County.  Should you have any questions regarding any concerns involving a loved one who resides in an assisted living facility or nursing home, please contact us, your Tampa Personal Injury Attorneys.

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