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Daytona Beach Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

Florida Elder Abuse Attorney Serving Seniors and Their Families in Daytona Beach

Making the decision to help an elderly loved one transition into a nursing home can be difficult for many reasons, including concerns about nursing home abuse risk. It is important to know that nursing home abuse or neglect can occur in almost any facility, and that the cost of a particular nursing home is not the best indicator of whether an elderly patient will be at risk of abuse and neglect. To prevent abuse and to assist a senior in an abuse situation, it is essential to know the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect, and to seek help from a lawyer if nursing home abuse does occur.

If you currently have a loved one in a nursing home in the Daytona Beach area and you are concerned about elder abuse, you should speak with an experienced Daytona Beach nursing home abuse lawyer as soon as possible. An advocate at our firm can discuss your options with you today.

Get the Facts About Daytona Beach Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect happens more often than you probably think. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), the following are some significant facts and figures to know:

  • Studies show that about 10 percent of seniors have suffered elder abuse in some form, and these estimates may be lower than the actual rate of abuse due to underreporting;
  • Dementia is a risk factor for abuse, with as many as 50 percent of dementia patients experiencing some type of abuse;
  • Patient history of trauma is also a risk factor for abuse, including a history of emotional, sexual, or physical abuse;
  • Older women suffer nursing home abuse more frequently than men;
  • Nursing home abuse can be perpetrated by a variety of persons, including caregivers and even other residents at a nursing home or assisted-living facility; and
  • Nursing home abuse can take many different forms, including physical abuse, emotional or psychological abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.

Statute of Limitations for Filing a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit in Daytona Beach

If an elderly loved one recently suffered injuries due to nursing home abuse or neglect, it is important to work with an attorney to file a claim. However, Florida’s statute of limitations (Fla. Stat. § 95.11) limits the amount of time a plaintiff has to file a lawsuit. Under Florida law, most personal injury lawsuits, including nursing home abuse claims, must be filed within four years from the date of the injury. If no claim is filed within that time window, the injury victim can lose his or her ability to seek compensation through a civil lawsuit.

Contact a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer in Daytona Beach

Nursing home abuse and neglect can be difficult to identify, but it is important to talk with an experienced Daytona Beach nursing home abuse attorney if you have any concerns or suspicions. Nursing home abuse is not limited to low-cost nursing homes or assisted-living facilities, but indeed can occur almost anywhere. Contact The Pendas Law Firm to learn more about how we can assist you with an elder abuse claim.

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