Miramar Assisted Living Negligence
Putting a loved one in assisted living facility or nursing home is often a very devastating decision for families. Of course, families want the best for their loved ones, and many place family members in facilities hoping that these facilities will provide a higher standard of care than is available at home. It can be catastrophic to learn that a loved one has suffered assisted living negligence or elder abuse in Miramar in a care setting.
If this has happened to your family, keep in mind that there are options. You may be able to remove your loved one and place them in another facility. You may be able to bring criminal charges against the assisted living facility. You may also have a case in civil court. To find out more about your legal options and to get legal advice about your situation, contact the attorneys at Flaxman Law Group by calling 1-866-FLAXMAN (1-866-352-9626) or using the web form to schedule your free appointment.How Can You Get A Loved One Out Of A Dangerous Situation?
Nursing home abuse and neglect as well as assisted living negligence are extremely dangerous situations. Each year, people die due to this type of situation, and if you suspect that a loved one is in immediate or life-threatening danger, it is important to call law enforcement right away. Law enforcement can launch a criminal investigation and can help you get a loved one out of the situation quickly. If you can, you may want to work with your loved one's family doctor or other professionals to get your loved one into an alternate form of care or into home care temporarily until the situation can be resolved. You will also want to consult with a personal injury attorney in order to hold all liable parties responsible for any injuries or negligence that has occurred. A personal injury lawyer can investigate the situation and can help you understand what your next steps could be.Time Is Of The Essence
Keep in mind that if you suspect assisted living negligence or abuse, the clock is ticking. You need to act quickly in order to remove your loved one from a potentially dangerous situation, and if you decide to file a legal claim you need to do so quickly before evidence is lost and before the statute of limitation rules affect your case. If you suspect abuse or negligence or if you need legal advice, contact a personal injury attorney in Miramar or your community quickly. An attorney can advise you of your rights and the next steps that you can take in order to protect your family.
Flaxman Law Group understands that negligence and injury can occur at any time, which is why our phone lines at 1-866-FLAXMAN (1-866-352-9626) are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can always reach a live operator when you call us. We understand that negligence and injuries do not just occur during business hours, so we make it easy to reach us so that you can always get over the phone or in person legal advice and assistance. We have three conveniently located offices in South Florida to serve you, and if you cannot travel we may be able to drive to your home, workplace, or hospital room to meet with you. Your initial consultation is free and comes with no obligation, so feel free to reach out to us today for legal advice.