Nursing Home Neglect

Our job as personal injury attorneys is to stand up for the rights of people who have been injured by the neglect or misconduct of others and who need a strong, effective voice to speak on their behalf. This role is most relevant than when representing our most vulnerable seniors who have been abused or neglected in a hospital, nursing home, or assisted living facility. Our lawyers represent nursing home residents and their families throughout Florida and Alabama, helping them obtain compensation for the harm done to them while holding nursing homeowners and staff accountable for their negligent or abusive behavior.

Nursing Home Abuse is a Growing Problem in Florida and Alabama

The elderly population in America is growing rapidly and will continue to do so for decades. As a greater portion of our population ages, and as we continue to live longer lives, the need for long-term care, assisted living, and skilled nursing care facilities will continue to rise. A major concern is whether enough facilities can be adequately staffed with plenty of qualified, trained, and properly supervised caregivers to deliver the quality of attention and care our seniors need. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse are on the rise throughout the country. As a popular retirement destination for millions of Americans, Florida, in particular, must address this pressing issue.

Pensacola is fortunate to have several high-quality nursing facilities for the elderly and disabled, as measured by Medicaid on their Nursing Home Compare website. However, we also have our share of average, below average, and much below average facilities, according to the same standards. Regardless of where you or a loved one resides, it is important to remain vigilant for signs of abuse or neglect and to speak up whenever you believe you or a family member are being harmed.

Our lawyers help victims of abuse and neglect who have suffered any of the following injuries, among others:

  • Bedsores
  • Malnutrition
  • Depression
  • Dehydration
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional or psychological abuse
  • Isolation
  • Improper medical care

Get Help Now with Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect in Florida or Alabama

Nursing home residents have rights and may be able to complain of abuse or neglect to various state agencies. However, the wheels of government turn slowly, and if you or a loved one is suffering at the hands of another, you need that mistreatment to end immediately. For suspected abuse or neglect in the Florida panhandle or southern Alabama, call the Law Office of J.J. Talbott, P.A. for help right away. We will move immediately to make sure you or your family member is properly taken care of, and we will take steps to obtain justice and any compensation which may be due for any harm suffered. Call 850-437-9600, or contact us online to have one of our attorneys contact you.