Have you or a loved one been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect? Whether it’s recurring abuse at a nursing home, assisted living home, or another elderly care facility or an accident that resulted in an injury or death, a nursing home abuse attorney at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath can help. 

Nursing home abuse can happen anywhere, and it is unfortunately common in West Palm Beach and the United States. It leaves elderly victims traumatized, physically or mentally ill, or with a serious medical condition. Administrative staff and/or the nursing home owner should be held responsible for the negligent or wrongful actions that caused harm to you or your family member.

Ready to talk with a top West Palm Beach elder abuse lawyer? Get a free, no-obligation consultation by calling 561-655-1990 or sending us a message now. You don’t pay until we win.

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Claims We Handle

A top nursing home abuse and neglect attorney at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath is skilled at handling nursing home abuse and neglect cases that take place in nursing homes, including independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing homes, memory care homes, and more. 

Elderly people can experience many types of abuse in these nursing home settings, whether by a nurse, doctor, owner, or another staff member. All parties should be held liable for the abuse and/or neglect. Some of the most common types of nursing home abuse and neglect include but are not limited to:

  • Abandonment
  • Neglect
  • Physical abuse
  • Psychological abuse, such as verbal or emotional abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Financial exploitation

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You and your loved one do not have to hide from the abuse anymore. A leading nursing home neglect attorney at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath will help you pursue a legal claim against the liable parties for the damages, suffering, and/or death that resulted from the abuse. We can help you build a strong case to get the most compensation possible and recover losses in full.

Many damages can be claimed in a nursing home abuse case, such as:

  • Medical expenses and bills
  • General damages, such as pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, disfigurement, and more
  • Wrongful death

Working with a skilled West Palm Beach elder abuse lawyer at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath will allow you to confidently pursue the right damages to get the compensation that you deserve.

How soon will I need to file a nursing home abuse lawsuit?

When you or a loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse, it’s important to know that you will need to file a claim against the liable parties within a certain period of time, which is defined by Florida’s statute of limitations

For personal injury claims, you have up to four years from the date of the abuse to bring a case to the local court. For wrongful death claims, the decedent’s family members have up to two years from the date of the person’s death to file. Outside of these time frames, you will not be able to recover compensation through a lawsuit.

How We Can Help

Nursing home abuse can have lasting effects, causing suffering and long-term medical conditions. In the worst cases, neglect and abuse cause death. We know that this is a difficult time for you, and these lawsuits can be complicated and extremely emotional. Whatever the circumstances are for you or your loved one, we can help you get through this tough time and get the compensation you deserve.

During a free consultation, we will meet with you to discuss your case, review evidence of damages you’ve suffered, and discover relevant facts and information. We can help you pursue the right claim and related damages, proving the negligence and/or wrongful act that caused you or your loved one’s suffering, injury, or death. We will guide you down the best path for success, answering any questions you have along the way.

Contact Us To Meet a Leading Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney

We’d love to hear about your case and answer any questions you may have. Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with a leading West Palm Beach nursing home abuse lawyer at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath by calling 561-655-1990 or sending our team a message now. 

We look forward to helping you claim maximum compensation for your losses through legal action.

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