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Elderly / Nursing Home Abuse

Elderly / Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

When you place your loved one in a nursing home or long-term care facility, you are placing your trust in the employees and medical professionals there to provide them with the respect and the care they need and deserve. All too often, elderly residents are neglected and abused — leaving them scared, humiliated or injured. If you believe your loved one may be a victim of abuse or neglect, the Zappitell Law Firm Nursing Home Abuse Attorney is here for you. Our firm will seek compensation and restore the dignity and proper care of your loved one.

Don’t Wait To Get Help — Call the Zappitell Law Firm If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

In Florida, nursing home care is governed by statutes that include detailed guidelines regarding the ethical treatment
and proper care that should be provided in long-term care facilities. While these regulations are in place to protect your most vulnerable family members, they are not always followed by nursing home employees. Florida Statute 400.023 defines the rights of nursing home residents to pursue civil action when their legal rights are violated and Florida Statute 825.102 prohibits the abuse, aggravated abuse, and neglect of an elderly person or disabled adult.

For three decades, AV-rated* Delray Beach attorney David J. Zappitell and our nursing home abuse attorney have acted as a voice for our elderly clients. Our priority is to stop the nursing home abuse and neglect that your loved one is enduring and make sure they are getting the medical attention they need.

We advocate for clients who are suffering from:

  • Dehydration
  • Malnutrition
  • Bedsores
  • Unexplained bruises, cuts or fractures
  • Death
  • Head Injury
  • Overmedication
  • Behavioral changes
  • Strange staff behavior (such as not allowing a visitor to be alone with his or her elderly loved one)
  • Missing possessions

When you work with the Zappitell Law Firm, our team will offer you an open and honest assessment of your possible case as well as the legal challenges you may face if you decide to pursue a claim. We are determined to right the wrong that has been done to your loved one. Our lawyers will vigorously work to obtain full and fair recoveries in your case, ultimately holding negligent long-term care facility employees accountable for their careless and unethical actions.

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Call us 24/7 at (561) 330-6330 or fill out the form.

When you have been seriously injured, you need an attorney you can depend on to protect your best interests. At Zappitell Law Firm, our team of skilled legal professionals is fully equipped to help you with your legal needs. Led by founder and AV-rated* lawyer David J. Zappitell, our firm offers customized legal services and quality resources to our clients. We urge you to complete the contact form below or call us to learn how our team can help you.

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