Pembroke Pines Assisted Living Negligence
Assisted living facilities and nursing homes in Pembroke Pines are intended to help the elderly and those who are too ill to care for themselves. These facilities are overseen by government agencies and are supposed to provide a high standard of care. The facilities range widely, from family-owned operations to large conglomerates owned by corporations. They're all supposed to provide a good standard of care. Unfortunately, assisted living negligence and nursing home abuse and Pembroke Pines and other communities can and do take place.
If your loved one has been affected by negligence and abuse in a care setting, it can be devastating. A loved one can sustain serious or life-threatening injuries in this manner and may face a declined quality of life as a result. What can you do? If you would like answers, contact Flaxman Law Group at 1-866-FLAXMAN (1-866-352-9626) to arrange a free consultation to explore your legal options.Who Is Liable For Assisted Living Negligence?
Depending on the situation, there may be multiple liable parties involved in your case, including:
- The staff at assisted living facility
- Other residents at the facility
- The management or administration of the facility
- The owners of the building
- Any state agency who knew of violations at the facility but failed to act
If you suspect assisted living negligence, it is important to act fast. In some cases, negligence can be life-threatening. For example, if residents are not properly cared for they may be involved in slip and fall accidents that result in hip fractures or other life-threatening ailments. If residents are being under-medicated or overmedicated, their lives may be at risk if their medical conditions are not managed correctly.
If you suspect that a loved one is immediate danger, it is important to call law enforcement right away. Even if you don't suspect that a loved one's life is in danger, it is important to consult with a personal injury attorney quickly. A personal injury attorney can act in order to secure evidence and to help you understand what your options are for getting your loved ones to safety as quickly as possible.
It can be difficult in these cases for families to get justice and assistance for abused loved ones. In many cases, seeking claims to a civil court helps put financial pressure on assisted living facilities and pushes them to make changes. Filing a personal injury claim in Fort Lauderdale or your community sends a strong message. By pursuing the facility and their insurance company in court, you also provide a strong financial incentive for the assisted living facility to change their policies. Finally, pursuing a civil claim can also help you secure financial resources for your loved one, so that you can pay for medical care for their injuries as well as for future care in a better facility.
Has a loved one been injured in an assisted living facility? You deserve answers and justice. Often, assisted living facilities will claim that an injury was caused by an accident or through a resident’s own actions. If you're unsatisfied with the answers you are getting, you can always reach Flaxman Law Group in order to get a free case evaluation. Depending on your situation, you may be able to launch a legal claim and Flaxman Law Group may be able to work with medical experts as well as with private investigators in order to get answers about the situation.