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Pompano Beach Elder Abuse

Elder abuse in Pompano Beach and South Florida takes many forms. Some elderly residents die of injuries or are seriously injured as a result of physical assault or negligence in nursing home or care facilities. In some cases, seniors lose investments or real estate because they are improperly influenced or pressured to sign over assets or change their wills. Abuse of power of attorney is also a common concern and occurs when seniors are pressured to give a caregiver additional powers – powers which can be abused through the wrongful conduct of a trustee or conservator. These and other instances of abuse are terrible betrayals of trust that can leave permanent emotional and physical effects.

If elder abuse has harmed a member of your family, contact Flaxman Law Group. We work with a team of legal professionals and other experts, including investigators and consultants, to build strong cases on behalf of clients. More importantly, we treat each client with the respect and care they deserve, litigating on their behalf with the same aggression we would use to defend our own families. Contact our law firm today to schedule a free consultation to review avenues for legal redress in your situation.

Laws Protect You and Your Family

Laws exist to protect seniors who are affected by abuse and neglect. Victims of elder abuse may have the right to seek compensation to pay for pain and suffering, past and future medical expenses, attorney’s fees, and other damages. Taking this form of compensation is not only a senior’s right, but can be an important way to get on the road to recovery by ensuring that an elderly loved one has the financial resources to pay for the quality care and the assistance they need to get back on track. If you suspect that a loved one has been injured through nursing home abuse and neglect in Pompano Beach or their community, seek legal redress to protect them.

How Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help

While there are laws designed to help protect seniors from senior abuse, in many cases the reality is that a family who has been affected by elder abuse can benefit from legal assistance. A personal injury attorney can help a family in many ways:

  • By giving legal advice about your family's rights and options
  • By investigating the abuse and getting evidence of the abuse
  • By building a strong case against the abusers and other negligent parties
  • By pursuing a case in civil court
  • By pursuing compensation on behalf of the family, so that the family has financial resources to pay for medical care, a new form of caregiving, and more

If you need to speak with a personal injury attorney today, contact Flaxman Law Group. Our full-service law firm can take care of all the details of your claim, from an initial, personalized free consultation all the way to pursuing compensation aggressively on your behalf if you qualify. Your initial consultation with us comes with no cost and no obligation, so contact us today.