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North Miami Inadequate Supervision

One of the important functions of an assisted living facility or nursing home is the staff that is supposed to check the whereabouts of patients and ensure that they have the support they need for daily tasks. When staff fail to do this, the consequences can be dire. Residents can fall victim to abuse, can be involved in slip and fall accidents in North Miami or their community, or can sustain injuries in a number of ways. Staff are expected to provide reasonable care, and when they don't the families of injured residents may have a legal claim that allows them to seek compensation, punitive damages, and other damages for the injuries sustained.

If you believe you may have a case, do not hesitate to contact Flaxman Law Group for a free, no obligation case review. Charles Flaxman of Flaxman Law Group worked for 10 years in the insurance industry before graduating in the top 2% of his class and eventually going on to become a founding member of Flaxman Law Group. As part of the full-service law firm, Charles Flaxman understands the insurance industry from both sides of the courtroom. When it is time to face the insurance company representing the nursing home or assisted living facility involved in your case, Charles Flaxman and his team of attorneys understand exactly what policies and laws that the staff will use in order to defend their position.

How Can Inadequate Supervision in North Miami and Other Cities Be Prevented?

There are many things that assisted living facilities are supposed to do to ensure proper supervision of patients and residents:

  • Help patients and supervise them in daily tasks that may be a challenge for them
  • Do a regular headcount to ensure that everyone is accounted for
  • Account for residents’ whereabouts on a daily basis
  • Provide adequate supervision and security to ensure that residents cannot wander off
  • Not leave the residents unattended and unsupervised

When staff fail to provide this level of care, they can be held accountable if a patient is injured as a result.

Who Is Liable In Negligent Supervision Cases?

Inadequate supervision cases can occur as a result of negligent security and monitoring in the workplace, in long-term care facilities, or in schools and daycare. As a result, a wide range of liable parties are possible. In a workplace, for instance, the employer is generally held accountable for inadequate supervision. In a child care setting, liable parties can include:

  • Nannies
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Daycares
  • Camps
  • Schools
  • School Districts
  • Foster Parents
  • Camp Counselors
  • Babysitters
  • Coaches
  • Churches

In a nursing home or assisted living facility, liable parties in this type of case can include:

  • Nursing home or facility staff
  • Other residents
  • The company that owners the facility or nursing home

To find all liable parties, it is important to review your situation with a personal injury attorney. A good attorney can review your case to help you determine whether you have a claim or other options.

Do You Need legal Advice About Your Situation?

Working with private investigators, medical experts, and other professionals, the attorneys at Flaxman Law Group can help build a strong case on behalf of plaintiffs so that plaintiffs have the best chance at fair compensation. If you would like to know whether you have a claim, contact Flaxman Law Group today for a free, no obligation case assessment.

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