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LAW FIRM FOR Nursing Home Liability

We place our loved ones in the hands of professionally trained caretakers in hopes they will receive the respectful treatment and hospitable care they deserve in their older age. With almost 700 nursing homes in the state of Florida, some facilities are run by corporations that may be understaffed. The sunshine state holds a reputation for housing elderly retirees searching for rest and warmth. Unfortunately, the high-population of some nursing homes sometimes results in patient neglect or wrongful death.

Nursing Home LiabilityLegal Rights for Residents

All residents in a nursing home have basic legal rights. It’s wise before choosing a nursing home center to know your rights to avoid becoming a victim of neglect or other violation. Basic nursing home rights for residents consist of:

  • The right to examine facility inspections by federal and state agencies
  • The right to services that preserve one’s health
  • The right to civil and religious liberties
  • The right to be treated with fairness and respect
  • The right to present issues and grievances without the fear of repercussion
  • The right to make and receive unmonitored and private phone calls
  • The right to refuse suggested treatment while learning the consequences
  • The right to choose physician or pharmacy
  • The right to remain free from mental and physical abuse, corporal punishment, and extended involuntary seclusion
  • Oral and written knowledge for available services at the facility and related charges for said services

Nursing Home LiabilityCommon Cases We Handle

There are numerous factors that one may suffer from while under the care of a nursing center. If you or a loved one have experienced any of the following during your stay at a nursing home facility in Florida, our Delray Beach personal injury attorneys may be able to bring your case to court.

Nursing home abuse cases can involve:

  • Bone Fractures & Breaks
  • Bedsores
  • Malnutrition
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Patient Suicide
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Unsanitary Conditions
  • Sepsis & Infections
  • Paralysis
  • Dehydration
  • Assault & Battery

Nursing Home LiabilityStatute of Limitations

If you have suffered or currently suffering under the conditions of medical malpractice, it’s of the utmost importance to document everything. Gather all medical records and take photos and videos of your environment or injury to benefit your case in the court of law. Also, keep in mind that the statute of limitations in Florida for filing a nursing home abuse lawsuit is two years.

Nursing Home LiabilityExperienced Attorneys

Our nursing home abuse attorneys in Delray Beach defend the vulnerable and elderly. If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered from nursing home abuse, don’t hesitate to contact the Porcaro Law office for a free consultation. We will discuss with you the available options and next steps for bringing your case forth. Count on our professionals to recover the compensation you deserve for your physical or emotional suffering.

We help victims in Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach, West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and the South Florida area. For more information or to schedule your free consultation, please contact us today or give us a call at (561) 450-9355.

Tragedy strikes us when we least expect it. The wrongful death of a loved one leaves families and friends emotionally distraught with an overwhelming amount of grief and heartache. The personal injury attorneys at Porcaro Law stand by your side. If you’re dealing with a loss due to someone else’s negligence, contact our experienced lawyers today. If another party is liable, we’ll fight to make sure your family’s voice is heard and you’re fully compensated for any damages caused to your family.
Unfortunately, accidents do happen on the job site or within the workplace. If you’re unable to return to work from a recent workplace injury or have suffered from a workplace mishap that caused bodily disfigurement, permanent damage to your vision or your ability to walk, your employer’s insurance is responsible for compensating you. Our personal injury lawyers stand with the working class of Delray Beach and will help fight for the compensation you deserve.
Between family vacations, barbeques, and the relentless Florida heat, the pool becomes a sanctuary for many people needing a little R&R. Swimming pool accidents take place most frequently among children ages 1 to 4, who have the highest risk of drowning due to their lack of experience in the water and need for supervision. That said, any person is at risk of an unintentional swimming pool accident if negligence or recklessness occurs. If you or a loved one have been injured in a swimming and/or pool accident, contact our Delray Beach personal injury attorneys to discuss your case for free.
Sports are supposed to be fun, but injuries can feel like the end of that enjoyment. Knowledgeable legal representation is the key to getting the settlement you and your family deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured in a sports accident in Delray Beach, the personal injury lawyers at Porcaro Law Group want to help you. Our lawyers work with children, adults, amateur and professional athletes to recover damages for any injuries sustained during a sporting event.
If you’ve been injured while on someone else’s property, it’s important to contact an experienced attorney immediately to help determine if you have a personal injury claim. Premises liability law in Florida holds property owner’s responsible for the injuries a person sustains while on their land. Our Delray Beach personal injury attorneys have recovered millions for injured victims in premises liability cases, including slip and falls, elevator accidents, and negligent security.
The sunshine state holds a reputation for housing elderly retirees searching for rest and warmth. Unfortunately, the high-population of some nursing homes sometimes results in patient neglect or wrongful death. Our personal injury attorneys defend the vulnerable and elderly. If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered from nursing home abuse or neglect, don’t hesitate to contact us right away. Our lawyers have helped recover damages for bone fractures, malnutrition, dehydration, unsanitary conditions, emotional abuse, and other types of neglect.

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