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Experienced Representation Through Lawsuits Against Heartland

The nursing homes of Heartland and ManorCare changed their name to ProMedica Senior Care. While the name has changed, it does not absolve them from the liability they have for the nursing home injuries they have caused.

It can be quite shocking when you come to suspect that your loved one suffers from neglect in a nursing home.  At Ford, Dean & Rotundo, P.A., in Miami, our lawyers provide legal counsel and representation for elderly clients who suffer injuries from nursing home neglect. We are a firm that focuses on this matter, and our Florida elder abuse attorneys have the resources and experience necessary to provide strong advocacy for families of the neglected.

Knowing The Signs May Save Them Further Suffering

The first step in filing a claim for nursing home neglect or abuse is being able to identify it. The signs of nursing home neglect can come in many forms, and some signs of neglect are more obvious than others. Consider acting if you notice any of the following:

  • Unexplained injuries
  • Regular bad hygiene
  • Poor living conditions
  • Malnutrition or dehydration
  • Sudden changes in behavior or attitude
  • Infections
  • Broken bones
  • Pressure wounds

Visit our page on warning signs for more information on the various ways that neglect may harm your loved one.

Learn The Full Spectrum Of Damage Recovery

Compensation for the injuries suffered from nursing home neglect will depend on the ensuing medical bills and other losses related to the injury.

Such compensation may include recovery for:

  • Cost of mental and physical therapy sessions for the victim
  • General pain and suffering
  • Relocation expenses
  • Repayment for the victim’s legal fees

Your legal team and the courts may consider other factors when they determine compensation for your loved one’s neglect. It will all depend on the extent of the injuries and whether other financial losses – such as missing work time – are the results of the injuries.

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