North Miami Nursing Home Abuse
North Miami is situated in Miami-Dade County in South Florida. Famous for its rich history, mild climate, beautiful green spaces, and diverse community, North Miami is located close to both Miami and Fort Lauderdale, offering easy access to the convenience of larger urban spaces as well as easy access to Florida's famous beaches. North Miami has won awards for its livability.
While quality of life in a North Miami is relatively high, North Miami elder abuse occurring at nursing homes is a serious concern for families wanting to preserve the quality of life of elderly citizens. North Miami nursing home abuse and neglect is a serious issue, and can devastate entire families.
North Miami nursing home abuse and neglect can take many forms. In some cases, the abuse is physical, while in other cases it is emotional, financial, or sexual abuse. Even simple negligence can lead to serious injury, malnourishment, and even fatalities. When nursing home and care facility staff and owners fail to provide basic needs or fail to protect nursing home residents from assault and abuse, tragedy is often the result.
No matter why nursing home abuse occurs and no matter what form it takes, it must be stopped. For families, the first step to stopping the abuse is to notice the neglect or abuse of an elderly loved one. In many cases, this is more challenging than it seems as elderly loved ones are sometimes unable to explain their abuse or are too ashamed or fearful of their abusers to speak up. Families may notice broken bones, unexplained injuries, burns, over-sedation, illegal restraints, cuts, poor personal hygiene, weight loss, medication errors, bed sores, and other symptoms. It is important that families take these symptoms seriously and consult with a North Miami personal injury attorney if a nursing home is unable to adequately explain injuries and other signs of abuse and neglect.
The Flaxman Law Group legal team understands how devastating North Miami nursing home abuse and neglect can be. Having worked with thousands of personal injury victims across South Florida, the Flaxman Law Group legal team has seen firsthand how families suffer due to the consequences of abuse and neglect. If you have an elderly loved one you believe has been abused or neglected, contact the Flaxman Law Group to find out more about your rights and options. Your initial consultation with the Flaxman Law Group is free of charge and comes with absolutely no obligation, so it is an excellent opportunity for you to learn what your options are to help your elderly loved one.
Charles Flaxman of the Flaxman Law Group has decades of experience in personal injury law. Before graduating near the top of his law class, Charles Flaxman worked for a decade in the insurance industry, giving him a unique perspective into the way that insurance companies work. Most nursing homes and elderly care facilities are protected by legal teams and by powerful insurance companies. If you hope to get justice for an injured elderly loved one. It is important to work with a qualified North Miami personal injury attorney in order to have the resources at hand that you need in order to protect your loved one. If you need an attorney, contact the Flaxman Law Group today to arrange your free case evaluation.