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Marianna Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

Experienced Representation for Elder Abuse Victims in Florida

If you or a loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or negligence in Marianna or the surrounding area, it's essential to seek representation from a qualified nursing home abuse attorney. At Perry & Young, P.A., our nursing home abuse lawyers understand the complexities of nursing home abuse cases. We’re dedicated to providing reliable representation to nursing home abuse victims by fighting for justice and maximum compensation for our clients. With thousands of cases handled, you can count on our Marianna attorneys to prioritize your family’s needs during this difficult time. 

If you or a loved one was victimized by nursing home abuse in Florida, securing representation is crucial. Contact us online to discuss your case.

Contact a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer in Marianna

Our Marianna attorneys have protected the rights of individuals and their loved ones since 2008. We have proven results in numerous legal areas, from workers' compensation disputes to personal injury law, and our diverse legal background makes us well-equipped to provide the reliable representation you deserve in life's toughest seasons. Reach out to our office to learn how our dedicated attorneys can help protect your rights in the Sunshine State. 

Perry & Young, P.A. can help you

  • Navigate the legal intricacies of your claim
  • Fortify your claim with relevant evidence
  • Present a compelling argument in court 
  • Pursue full compensation by maximizing the value of your claim 
  • Protect against lowballed settlements and other deceptive practices by offending parties 

Our nursing home abuse lawyers protect the rights of elderly residents in Florida. Call (850) 215-7777 to schedule a free consultation. 

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What Constitutes Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse or negligence is defined as an intentional or unintentional act that causes harm to a resident. Nursing home abuse encompasses various behaviors, including (but not limited to):

  • Physical Abuse

    Physical abuse in nursing homes refers to any intentional physical harm or pain inflicted on a resident. It encompasses various acts, such as hitting, slapping, pushing, and the inappropriate use of drugs, restraints, or confinement.

    Common signs of physical abuse in nursing homes include:

    • Unexplained injuries, such as bruises, cuts, burns, or fractures
    • Frequent visits to the emergency room
    • Inconsistent explanations of injuries
    • Obvious signs of restraint, such as rope marks

    In nursing homes, physical harm is often accompanied by emotional trauma, which serves to worsen the harmful effects of the abuse on elderly victims. Our nursing home abuse attorneys understand the gravity of these situations and strive relentlessly to bring the culprits to justice, ensuring the safety and well-being of our clients in Marianna.

  • Sexual Abuse

    Sexual abuse in nursing homes constitutes any form of non-consensual sexual contact, behavior, or exploitation of a nursing home resident. It could range from inappropriate touching to severe offenses like rape. Indicators can include:

    • Sudden changes in behavior
    • Unexplained sexually transmitted diseases
    • Bruises in genital areas
    • Any reports of sexual abuse by the resident

    Sexual abuse is a deep violation of individuals’ bodily autonomy that leaves profound psychological scars on victims. Our nursing home abuse lawyers are committed to holding perpetrators accountable for their heinous acts against the elderly.

  • Emotional Abuse

    Psychological or emotional abuse is any action that inflicts distress, mental pain, or fear in a resident. It can be verbal (such as yelling, threats, and constant criticism) or non-verbal, such as ignoring the resident, isolating them from others, or denying them basic needs.

    Although signs of emotional abuse can be difficult to detect, some common indicators include:

    • Sudden mood swings
    • Unexplained fear or anxiety
    • Changes in behavior
    • Reluctance to communicate could indicate such abuse

    The emotional toll this form of abuse takes on victims can be devastating, and our Marianna nursing home negligence lawyers are dedicated to uncovering these hidden abuses and advocating for the rights of elders to live a life of dignity and respect.

  • Financial Abuse

    Also known as economic abuse, financial abuse in nursing homes entails the illegal or unauthorized use of a resident's funds, properties, or assets without their consent. It can manifest in various forms, such as:

    • Forging signatures
    • Misusing power of attorney
    • Stealing money or personal belongings
    • Coercing or deceiving into signing financial documents

    Although identifying financial abuse can be challenging, common signs include irregularities in financial transactions, sudden changes in a will or estate, or unexplained disappearances of funds or valuables are common signs. It’s imperative to consult with a nursing home abuse lawyer who can help detect nursing home abuse and pursue justice for victims.

What Is Nursing Home Neglect?

In a nursing home setting, neglect occurs when professional facilities fail to accommodate a resident's basic needs, such as caring for their physical and mental health. This form of elder abuse can encompass a range of oversights, such as:

  • Inadequate attention to personal hygiene, nutritional needs, or medical conditions
  • Failure to provide proper clothing and shelter
  • Lack of assistance with necessary tasks

Common signs of nursing home neglect in Florida include:

  • Malnutrition
  • Bedsores
  • Frequent infections
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Unattended personal hygiene
  • Complaints of being neglected

Although neglect can be easily overlooked, it’s a serious form of elder abuse that can lead to severe health consequences and diminish elderly residents’ quality of life. Discussing your case with a trusted Marianna nursing home negligence lawyer is important, as we can help identify warning signs of neglect, safeguard your rights, and protect against further harm while fighting tirelessly to fortify your claims with sufficient evidence.

Your Dedicated Attorneys

  • You Only Pay When You Collect

    Our work is conducted on a contingent fee basis. This means that you pay nothing unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

  • Experienced Trial Attorneys

    Each case is assigned to a lead attorney and a supporting attorney. This ensures continuity during the legal process and enables us to provide responsive service.

  • Hundreds of Millions Recovered

    At Perry & Young Law Firm, we take pride in championing the rights of our clients. We have secured hundreds of millions for our clients. 

Client's Love Us

At Perry & Young, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "The staff at this establishment are so warm and welcoming"
    Seriously so thankful to have found this firm. The staff at this establishment are so warm and welcoming and they are sharks they work hard you and put your needs first. Their communication is top tier they are patient and explain things to you so you can understand them. Thank you so much team Phillip you guys rock!
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    Perry & Young, P.A. is an amazing attorney office. Their support for their community is phenomenal. They sponsor and constantly support many of the clubs and organizations in the Panhandle. I know personally that they sponsor the Cottondale FFA Chapter and supports us in anything we do
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    "They are dedicated to helping you and will go above and beyond for you."
    I have used Ted Howell and Trina at this firm to help me for my claim and have referred other people as well to them that they have helped. They are dedicated to helping you and will go above and beyond for you. You will never have to wonder what is going on with your case as they always keep you in the loop. I highly recommend Ted and Trina if you need someone in your corner!
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    "After being wrongfully terminated, Ryan fought hard to get the justice I deserved!"
    After being told I didn't have a case from three other attorneys, I contacted Ryan who took my case. After being wrongfully terminated, Ryan fought hard to get the justice I deserved! Jeannetta was great and kept me updated without me having to harass them lol... I won my lawsuit and was pleased with the results. I highly recommend Ryan and his team Jeanetta! They will give you the justice you deserve!
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    Perry & Young Law Firm represented me with my discrimination case. Mrs. Jeanetta Brown conducted my intake and was a great pleasure to work with! From the beginning of initial contact to the end of my settlement, they treated me like family. The defendants wanted to treat me as a nuance, but my Perry & Young Law Firm didn’t treat me as such and made sure I was fairly compensated. I appreciate their patience, handling my case with care, and respect!
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    "I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly."
    I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly. Ted and his team had great follow through and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I fully trust them and wouldn’t call anyone else.
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