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Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

Tallahassee Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

Representing Elderly Victims of Abuse in Florida

Nursing homes are entrusted with the serious responsibility of caring for the health, safety, and well-being of their elderly residents. While transitioning into assisted living can be a wonderful and healthy change for elderly loved ones, nursing home abuse has become an increasingly prevalent concern, making it all the more vital for individuals to recognize common signs of nursing home abuse and speak up if they suspect that a caretaker is abusing a loved one. 

At Perry & Young, we have firsthand experience with the enormous emotional, physical, and financial tolls that nursing home abuse can have on elderly residents and their families. That’s why our Tallahassee nursing home abuse attorneys are committed to providing high-quality representation to victims of nursing home abuse, empowering them to take back their lives and seek justice. With over 15 years of experience fighting for those silenced by abuse and negligence, you can count on our lawyers to prioritize your best interests from start to finish.

Call (850) 215-7777 or contact us online to discuss your case with a Tallahassee nursing home abuse attorney.

Turn to a Tallahassee Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

Our Tallahassee nursing home abuse attorneys have over 15 years of experience representing clients in Florida. Whether you require reliable representation to seek compensation for a motor vehicle accident, birth injury, or workers’ compensation dispute, our lawyers have the necessary knowledge and skills to help clients navigate the legal intricacies of their claims. 

At Perry & Young, our diligent attorneys take the time to prepare each case by assessing the unique dynamics of each, collaborating with clients to determine an effective strategy based on their goals. From personal injury law to medical malpractice, our proven track record of results gives our team an edge in and out of the courtroom.

If you or a loved one suffered nursing home abuse, our firm is here to demand the justice you deserve. Call (850) 215-7777 to schedule a free consultation.

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Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse can manifest in various ways. While physical abuse can be obvious from the onset, other forms—such as emotional abuse and financial exploitation—can be much more difficult to detect, making it all the more crucial to recognize common signs of nursing home abuse. 

Some red flags that can indicate nursing home abuse include: 

  • Sudden changes in behavior or mood
  • Unsanitary living conditions or lack of personal hygiene 
  • Unexplained injuries, such as bruises, cuts, or broken bones
  • Missing personal items or unauthorized financial transactions
  • Withdrawal from social activities or fear around certain staff members

If you suspect that a loved one is being abused, seeking sound counsel is a top priority. (850) 215-7777 to schedule a free consultation.

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What Is Nursing Home Abuse in Florida?

No one deserves to be mistreated, particularly in life's most vulnerable stages. Sadly, many elderly residents suffer nursing home abuse every year, which is why it’s so imperative to take swift legal action as soon as possible. In Florida, nursing home abuse entails any intentional or negligent act that causes harm or loss to an elderly resident. Recognizing the various types of nursing home abuse is critical to protecting your loved ones from further harm. 

Common types of nursing home abuse include

  • Physical Abuse: This form of abuse involves the intentional use of force on an elderly resident that results in physical harm or pain, such as improper use of restraints, slapping, kicking, shoving, or pushing. 
  • Sexual Abuse: Sexual abuse occurs when a caretaker engages in non-consensual sexual contact with an elderly resident.
  • Emotional Abuse: Emotional abuse, also referred to as psychological abuse, involves causing emotional pain, fear, or distress to an elderly resident. Although this type of abuse may not leave visible signs, it can be just as detrimental, if not more so. Examples include verbal assaults, insults, threats, humiliation, isolating residents from social activities or peers, and belittling.
  • Financial Abuse: Financial abuse (economic abuse) entails taking advantage of an elderly resident’s financial resources without their informed consent or knowledge. Examples include theft, fraud, or exploitation of an elderly resident’s assets or property.
  • Elder Neglect: Neglect occurs when a caretaker fails to meet the basic needs, such as food, shelter, and medical care, of an elderly resident.
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