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Sepsis and Other Infections Pose a Great Risk to the Elderly

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Elderly individuals face many risks, and one of these is the risk of infections such as sepsis. Elders are not only more likely to develop sepsis and other types of infections, but it is also much more difficult for their bodies to fight against them. Infections are not always avoidable in nursing homes, but… Read More »

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How to Prove Damages in a Nursing Home Abuse Claim

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After learning that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, it may be very clear to you about what happened. When filing a claim though, neither the court nor the insurance company will simply take your word for it. You must have evidence that substantiates your claim so you recover… Read More »

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Questions to Ask Yourself if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

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If you have a loved one in a nursing home, it is important to always watch for signs of abuse or neglect. When you spot the signs of nursing home abuse, you should ask the staff members about it, and even question your loved one to try and get to the bottom of it…. Read More »

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Who is Liable for Nursing Home Abuse?

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Every year, approximately four million nursing home residents are subjected to some type of neglect or abuse in nursing homes throughout the country. While the statistics are alarming, nursing home residents and their family members should know they can hold liable parties accountable for nursing home abuse. Before filing a claim for damages, however,… Read More »

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Types of Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes

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When people think of nursing home abuse, physical abuse is often the first thing that comes to mind. Sadly, this is not the only kind of abuse that happens in long-term care facilities. Among the many types of nursing home abuse, financial abuse is one that many people are becoming more aware of today…. Read More »

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How to Talk to a Loved One About Nursing Home Abuse

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It is extremely frustrating when your loved one is in a nursing home and you suspect they are the victim of abuse or neglect. Although this is a very difficult time, many people soon learn that speaking to their loved one about the suspected abuse is challenging, as well. Victims of abuse often feel… Read More »

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The Cost of Nursing Home Abuse

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Learning that your loved one has been subjected to nursing home abuse is devastating. Naturally, your first concern is the safety of your loved one. However, you must also consider the financial cost of the abuse. The only way to recover these costs is to file a civil claim for damages against the facility… Read More »

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How Long Does a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit Take?

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If you or a family member has been the victim of nursing home abuse, you can take legal action to recover compensation for their injuries and losses. Unfortunately, while there is a legal process in place that can help you recover these damages, it is not a quick one. Under Florida law, you have… Read More »

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FAQs Surrounding Nursing Home Abuse

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If you have made the difficult decision to place your loved one in a nursing home, you likely have many questions surrounding nursing home abuse. While it is not pleasant to think about, it is important to understand as much as possible about neglect and abuse that occurs in nursing homes, so you are… Read More »

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Can You Sue for Faulty PPE During the Pandemic?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense harm and loss to all Floridians. Residents in nursing homes have been some of the hardest hit, as they are more likely to contract the virus, and suffer complications as a result. The spread of the virus in nursing homes is not entirely preventable, but the CDC has… Read More »

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