Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach

Nursing home abuse comes in many different forms. A caregiver does not have to physically or mentally harm the individual for it to be considered abuse. It is also possible for the caregiver to abuse the senior or patient by failing to provide the necessary and proper care. The abuse can be recurrent neglect or a single egregious event that produces injury, either physical or financial.

The West Palm Beach nursing home abuse attorneys at Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A. stand ready to protect seniors in nursing homes. Our Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Lawyers will hold any and all responsible parties liable for damages related to their neglect or abuse.

There are many common types of injuries suffered as a result of neglect or abuse, including:

  • Bone fractures
  • Harm from physical or chemical restraints
  • Malnutrition or dehydration
  • Reaction to an Improperly administrated medication
  • Bed sores
  • Injury from lack of supervision
  • Unexplained injury
  • Excessive weight gain or loss
  • Septic shock
  • Gangrene
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • Theft of money and personal property
  • Unexpected or wrongful death
  • Infection from unsanitary conditions
  • Over-sedation
  • Injury from abandonment
  • Poor personal hygiene
  • Sexual assault

Nursing home residents have patient rights and protections under the law. If you feel that you or a loved one has been victimized by neglect or abuse while in the care of a senior citizen facility, Contact Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A. today. Our Fort Lauderdale nursing home neglect lawyers will promptly take all measures necessary to preserve evidence, investigate the incident in question, and thoroughly evaluate any injuries. Your initial consultation with a West Palm Beach nursing home abuse attorney is free of charge, so call or email us today.