Are Hospitals and Nursing Homes in Florida Responsible for Bedsores?

Hospitals and nursing homes could be responsible for bedsores when they fail to provide adequate patient care. Patients may be entitled to compensation for their pain, suffering, and monetary damages.  Bedsores are common in patients who are stationary. Also known as pressure ulcers or pressure… read more

What Are Some Examples of Patient Neglect in Florida Nursing Homes?

Nursing home neglect and abuse are more common than many families realize. They trust a facility will take care of their loved ones. Unfortunately, that trust is often misplaced. Information from the Department of Justice states that one in ten adults 65 years and older… read more

How Long Does a Fort Lauderdale Nursing Home Case Take to Get a Settlement?

Sadly, elder abuse in nursing homes is prevalent throughout the United States. As a result, many families seek legal advice regarding a nursing home abuse case.  It could take years for a nursing home case to settle once you file a notice of claim. The… read more

Florida Supreme Court Nixes Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

The Florida Supreme Court has settled a dispute among appellate courts in the state over whether nursing home defendants may compel arbitration in cases where the agreement was signed by a friend or family member. Essentially, unless there has been a court order investing that… read more

Orlando Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers: Choosing the Right Nursing Home

Florida insurance regulators recently revealed that two insurers have filed requests for sizable rate hikes – ranging from 20 percent up to 114 percent – in premiums for patients receiving long-term care. One of those, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, has asked for a rate hike… read more