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Understaffing in Nursing Homes

Understaffing in nursing homes is one of the major causes of elder abuse and neglect. Experts estimate approximately 90-95% of nursing homes are not staffed adequately to care for their resident population. Why are Nursing Homes Understaffed? Although there are various reasons why nursing homes may be understaffed, the most prevalent is money. The cost [...]

Are Bedsores a Sign of Elder Abuse

Bedsores are often a sign of elder abuse or nursing home neglect. They are preventable, and therefore, they do indicate a lack of proper care and treatment. If your loved one develops bedsores, it is time to ask some questions and dig deeper to find out more. Signs of Bedsores Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers [...]

How Do I Know if My Loved One is Being Neglected in a Nursing Home?

Placing a loved one in the care of a nursing home can be worrisome, especially if you suspect they are being neglected. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) states that almost 95% of nursing home residents have been neglected. What is Nursing Home Neglect Nursing home neglect is a form of elder abuse where [...]

Signs of Elder Abuse

Sadly, loved ones in the care of others often suffer from elder abuse. It is estimated that 1 in 10 older people are abused every year.   It’s critical not to overlook the signs of elder abuse and take action quickly if you suspect your loved one is not being treated humanely. Types of Abuse [...]

Which Florida Nursing Homes Have Coronavirus Cases and Can They Be Sued?

The state of Florida has released the names of 303 nursing homes where their staff or patients have been tested positive for the coronavirus. Governor DeSantis reversed the Florida Department of Health’s policy and ordered the state’s surgeon general to release the names of the facilities who have had coronavirus cases.  At the time of [...]

Which nursing homes in Florida have coronavirus cases?

The answer to the question of which Florida nursing homes have patients or employees that have tested positive for the coronavirus is a complicated one.  As experienced nursing home abuse attorneys, we’re concerned for the safety of the nursing home and assisted living facilities (ALF) residents. Despite requests by multiple news agencies, the names of [...]

A Message From Baron And Herskowitz

      We hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. As we all find ourselves navigating uncharted territory, we want you to know our lawyers and staff remain available to you as usual, albeit remotely. In the interest of public health and safety, and for [...]

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