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Hallandale Beach Assisted Living Negligence

It is often a very difficult decision to put a loved one in assisted living facility. When families to make this difficult choice, they of course expect that the assisted living facility that they are paying for to provide a high standard of care as well as a safe environment for their loved one. In fact, many assisted living facilities go out of their way to advertise the extra care that they provide. Unfortunately, in some facilities negligence is routine. Negligence can not only affect a resident’s quality of life but can also prove very dangerous and can lead to serious injuries or even fatalities.

If a loved one has been affected by elder abuse in Hallandale Beach, assisted living negligence, or other forms of negligence or abuse while in a caregiving setting, contact Flaxman Law Group at 1-866-FLAXMAN (1-866-352-9626) to arrange a free appointment to discuss your situation. You may have legal options that can help you get your loved one to a safer facility and into a better care environment.

Negligence and Abuse In Assisted Living Facilities And Nursing Homes In Hallandale Beach Leads To Terrible Injuries

Assisted living negligence can result in catastrophic injuries, including:

  • Illness
  • Disfigurement
  • Burns
  • Drowning
  • Bed sores
  • Infections
  • Medical complications
  • Dehydration and malnutrition
  • Amputation
  • Fractures, including hip fractures
  • Back injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Falls
  • Fatalities

Unfortunately, those who are in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other care settings are already often very fragile. They may have underlying conditions, may be elderly, or may have other challenges that they are dealing with. Adding a serious injury such as a fall or a fracture on top of this can make it very difficult for that person to recover from the injury.

Negligence Has a Snowball Effect

In addition, in an assisted living facility that is already negligent, there may be a delay in getting life-saving treatment and medical care for residents who have suffered a fall or another serious injury. There are tragic cases in Florida each year of loved ones succumbing to their injuries because they did not receive medical care in time. In some facilities, medical abuse in Hallandale Beach or lack of medical attention is part of the general negligence. In other facilities, owners and administrators do not want to admit that an injury has taken place and do not want to doctors called to a resident in case negligence or abuse is suspected. Delaying medical treatment often has a snowball effect, making an already dangerous situation even more hazardous for the resident.

If a loved one has been injured in an assisted living facility and you're not sure where to turn, you can always reach Flaxman Law Group for a free and thorough case evaluation. Our attorneys can offer a free, no obligation case evaluation and provide you with answers as well as with free legal advice about your situation. If you decide to work with Flaxman Law Group, we can take care of all the details of your case and pursue a legal claim on your behalf, building the strongest case possible with our team of experts and attorneys. Our attorneys are familiar with the southern Florida legal system as well as with local resources that can help you and your family during this difficult time.