Plantation Elder Abuse Attorney
Leaser Law Firm is a greater Fort Lauderdale Attorney who handle all sorts of elder abuse throughout the state of Florida. Families struggle with the decision everyday to place their loved ones in the care of others. Many of these facilities are well run and have great and attentive staffs that care dearly for their residents. Florida nursing homes are not all created equal. The elderly in South Florida are often harmed due to the neglect or intentional actions of staff. This can be due to poor training, being underfunded, or a nursing home not hiring the right people for the job. Whatever the reason, this type of abuse needs to be stopped and you need an experienced attorney on your side to fight for your rights. When you put your trust in an assisted living facility or nursing home, they must deliver. We hold them accountable if they do not.
In Florida, there are many types of elder law abuse that can take place. These transpire often because of the help needed to lead their lives. This can be as basic as moving around, eating and/or bathing assistance. After being admitted into a nursing home or assisted living facility, this aid is not only reasonable, but is expected and the reason that the elder person is placed in their care. There is no excuse to rob someone of their self-respect or dignity that takes place all too often in south Florida.
- Physical Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Chemical induced restraint
- Financial Exploitation
- Healthcare Fraud and Abuse
If you have a loved one who you suspect is a victim of any of these abuses, contact the Leaser Law Firm today to learn your rights. It is always a free call to speak with Scott He is always ready to talk with you about your case, and it is always a free consultation with the Leaser Law Firm no fee guarantee. Call at (954) 233-3515 to know your rights today.
How do I know if my loved one is a victim?
The number one thing you can do for your loved one is to visit frequently. This not only protects them from any abuse that may occur, but regular visits will let the staff know that their loved one is being watched. While you are there, make sure to look for some common signs that elder abuse is taking place in the nursing home and/or assisted living facility. Some of those signs include:
- Personality changes in your loved one
- Interactions with your loved one and staff
- Bruises or marks on their bodies
- Prescriptions being administered consistently
- Unnecessary purchases being made
- Dirty or unsanitary conditions
- Observe how the staff response to your unannounced arrival
- See how others are treated as this is a good indication how your loved one is treated while you are away
- Any changes in finances or large cash withdrawals
It is important that we help our loved ones as they age. Being present, mentally and physically, is the best way to make sure your loved one is given the care needed to live a long and happy life. Ask questions to the staff and get to know them on a personal level. This will go a long way in making sure they are treated with dignity and respect.
If you feel your loved one is a victim of elder law abuse in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation or the south Florida area, call Leaser Law Firm for your free initial consultation and free evaluation of your claim. At Leaser Law Firm, you always have a no fee guarantee. You don’t owe a thing unless we win for you. Contact us to get the quality local legal representation that you deserve.