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Damages For Nursing Home Abuse: Impact Of Age On Compensation

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Nursing home abuse and neglect are intolerable, and the laws in Florida are harsh on facilities that cause harm to residents. A resident, often through family members, has the right to pursue an assisted living center for all injuries resulting from intentional misconduct or negligence. Florida’s statute allows civil enforcement, so it is possible… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

There are many statistics on the incidence of nursing home neglect and abuse in Florida and throughout the US, but data also indicates that the problem exists on a global scale. A report from the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that 1 in 6 individuals living in assisted living facilities suffered some form of… Read More »

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Holding Florida Nursing Homes Accountable For Fall Injuries

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Unintentional falls are the number one reason people aged 65 and older visit emergency rooms for medical treatment, and they are also the top cause of fatalities in this age group. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25 percent of older Americans experience a fall every year; 1… Read More »

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Falls In Florida Nursing Homes: Surprising Findings

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

It may not come as a surprise to know that millions of individuals aged 65 years or older fall every year, at a rate of around 1 in 4 older people. However, other statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are shocking. Falls are the #1 cause of injury-related fatalities… Read More »

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