The victim of a nursing home was recently awarded $ 1.2 billion by a jury’s decision due to the findings that a lack of supervision, and management’s under budgeting and a lack of sufficient staff had led to insufficient safety and the victims suffering 17 falls during the three years she was there. Jury members stated that 220 million was for the damages suffered by the victim, and the balance was to punish the management company.
Nursing Homes are subject to certain standards of safety and are held liable for not meeting certain criteria. We continue to read more about these incidents all around the country. Elderly abuse has been a problem for quite some time, and as our population’s baby boomer generation ages, we can only expect more cases to appear.
Our Martinez Manglardi Law Firm and it’s team of experienced Personal Injury Attorneys in Florida have been representing victims of Nursing Home Abuse for many years, we have recovered millions for our clients as we aggressively fight for their rights. We are available to help you if you know of anyone who has or presently is suffering from neglect or abuse. Many times our elderly family members or loved ones cannot even speak out for themselves, we find out about so many of these incidents from friends or family of the victims.
Call our Personal Injury Law Offices in Florida for a completely free consultation to review the circumstances. We are always on your side seeking justice for helpless victims. Our Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys are here to help.