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Miami Gardens Medical Neglect

Medical neglect in Miami Gardens and other communities can be unintentional or intentional. In some cases, medical neglect is intentional. For example, staff at a nursing home or assisted living facility may refuse to contact a doctor when a medical professional is needed for a resident because they wish to save money or because they do not want to deal with a patient's illness. In other cases, medical neglect can be unintentional. For example, patient may be left alone in an emergency room without proper triage or treatment and may eventually succumb to their injuries. Whether intentional or unintentional, the reality is that medical neglect is often preventable with adequate supervision, good hospital or assisted living facility policies, and other precautionary measures. If you or a loved one have been seriously injured due to medical neglect or medical malpractice in Miami Gardens or your community, is important to ask questions and to consult with a personal injury attorney to ensure that your rights are protected.

Whether intentional or unintentional, medical neglect is preventable and the attorneys at Flaxman Law Group believe it should never happen. If you believe that a loved one has suffered due to this type of negligence and you would like legal advice, Flaxman Law Group would like to offer a free accident consultation to you and your family so that you can discuss your options with a member of our legal team.

What Should You do if You Suspect Medical Neglect in a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility Setting?

If you suspect that a loved one has been the victim of medical neglect or nursing home abuse in Miami Gardens or anywhere in Florida, it is important to act very quickly. If your loved one has a chronic condition, especially, just a few days of the wrong drugs or without the adequate medication could mean a serious or even life-threatening complication. You'll want to contact the assisted living facility or nursing home in order to ask questions. You may also wish to alert the loved one's doctor of potential issues regarding their medical treatment. If you suspect that a loved one's life is in immediate danger, contact the authorities so that immediate action can be taken. In addition to taking these steps, you will want to gather any evidence of wrongdoing on the part of the assisted living facility or nursing home and you want to contact a personal injury attorney in your community. A personal injury attorney can help you understand what steps you can take to protect your loved one and may be able to launch a legal claim on your behalf if you qualify for legal assistance or a claim.

Do You Need to Speak With a Personal Injury Attorney?

The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group believe that it is vital for us as a society to eliminate medical neglect and other forms of negligence and abuse. Medical neglect often leads to catastrophic situations, including serious complications, deterioration of health, reduced quality of life, drug addiction, serious side effects, infection, and more. When people with chronic conditions, especially, do not get the medical care that they deserve they can suffer tremendously and even suffer fatalities or permanent injury as a result. If a loved one has been seriously injured, you can contact Flaxman Law Group at any time to arrange for a free, no obligation case assessment.

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