Saint Petersburg, FL (PressExposure) January 10, 2012 -- If you have a loved one is in an assisted living facility, and they have suffered from abuse, injury or wrongful death in the nursing home, you need to contact a Florida Nursing Home Abuse Attorney immediately. Despite the fact it may not be possible for your elderly family member to continue to live by him or herself or for your family to provide adequate care, an assisted living facility is often the only option for you. However, some nursing homes do not provide the quality of care, treatment and compassion that they should, and it results in your family members suffering.
Although nothing can undo the harm that has been done to your loved one while in a nursing home, we can provide you with an exemplary Florida nursing home lawyer that will hold that nursing home liable for any negligence that resulted in your loved one's injury or wrongful death. Despite the fact that pursuing legal justice will not undo this damage, it may prevent the same tragedy from happening to another person or another family. For many, getting justice that a Florida nursing home abuse attorney can provide for your loved ones is an excellent way to get closure from the pain and suffering you and your family member have endured.
We fully understand that you have placed your loved one into the hands of a doctor, nurse, nursing home staff and other healthcare providers, and expect them to behave morally, ethically and provide the needed care for your loved one. However, if they fail to offer your loved one the proper standards of care, it is your family member that suffers from injuries, which include bedsores, malnutrition, restrained injuries, medication errors, sexual assault and more. For this reason, you need a Florida nursing home abuse attorney that has extensive experience in nursing home negligence and abuse.
Our Florida nursing home lawyers are able to seek the maximum compensation for both the victims and their families. We understand that the nursing home's insurance carrier may make attempts to hide the evidence of their negligent behavior. However, our exemplary investigative team will be able to examine all of the duty rosters, examine medical records, speak with nursing home staff and uncover every negligent behavior that has occurred.
Your loved one could be suffering from physical abuse, inadequate care, financial exploitation, threats of violence and verbal abuse, unsanitary conditions, withholding of food or water and more. Often, your loved ones will appear depressed, withdrawn, anxious or otherwise acting strangely or are confused. If for any reason you suspect your loved one is enduring any type of nursing home abuse, it is vital that you report it immediately and contact a Florida nursing home abuse attorney as soon as possible.
We understand that you need a strong and aggressive advocate on your side, and we at the Law Offices of Charles R. Scully will provide you with the compassionate and aggressive representation that you need for nursing home negligence claims. We have an office in St. Petersburg at 3835 Central Ave., as well as an office in Spring Hill at 10045 Cortez Blvd. You can also contact us toll-free at 866-611-4205, or on the Internet at http://www.attorneyscully.com.