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Has Your Loved One Suffered Nursing Home Abuse? A Tampa Elder Abuse Lawyer Can Help

You should be able to trust that your loved ones in senior facilities are treated with respect and receive proper care. Unfortunately, many residents in nursing home settings are mistreated by doctors, staff, or other residents. More than 3 million people in the US live in elderly care facilities, and nearly 45% of those residents report experiencing some form of abuse.


What’s worse is that nursing homes do everything to hide the truth from you and your family. That’s why only 20% of abuse cases get reported. If you discover your loved one is experiencing abuse, you may feel confusion, fear, and anger. We understand. The Tampa nursing home abuse attorneys at Farah & Farah will use every resource to hold the responsible parties accountable.


Our experienced lawyers have fought for nursing home abuse victims for over 40 years. You can trust us to vigorously pursue justice for you and your family. Contact us at 813-358-0490 to get a free, no-obligation case review.

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What is Considered Nursing Home Abuse in Tampa?

Nursing home abuse occurs when staff intentionally harm a resident. This abuse is a form of medical malpractice and can have devastating consequences.


Common types of abuse we see include:

Many of these forms of abuse can be difficult to prove. Remember you are not alone in this fight. Our Tampa nursing home abuse lawyers are ready to protect your loved one’s rights and help ensure nobody else experiences abuse.

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Every nursing home abuse case is unique, so it may be difficult to tell if abuse is occurring. Residents are often intimidated into not speaking about the abuse or may be unable to verbalize that anything inappropriate is happening. It is essential to know the signs of nursing home abuse and stay vigilant during visitations.


Some common signs of nursing home abuse include:

Nursing homes without enough staff can also be dangerous because the staff may miss life-threatening conditions, make medication errors, or neglect residents. Signs that the nursing home staff is providing insufficient care include:

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Available Damages and Compensation in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Our Tampa nursing home abuse attorneys understand Florida’s complex insurance and legal standards. An important part of the process is determining what economic and non-economic damages are available in your case.


Possible economic and non-economic damages include:

Nursing home abuse can occasionally lead to a loved one’s wrongful death. If this tragic situation occurs, our Tampa elder abuse lawyers will aggressively pursue compensation for:

We want the best for you and your family. Many elderly facilities will not change their behavior unless they suffer financial consequences. We hope that any money awarded can help your family feel hopeful for the future.

How a Tampa Nursing Home Abuse
Attorney Can Help You

If you suspect the nursing home staff is abusing your loved one, the first thing you should do is file a report with the Agency for Healthcare Administration. You can also contact the local authorities to report criminal activity. You will then need an experienced nursing home abuse attorney to help build a case against the responsible party.


You can depend on the lawyers at Farah & Farah to fight for you while you focus on your family. When we are in your corner, we will:

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Find Out What Real People Are Saying About Their Experience with Farah & Farah in Tampa

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Contact Our Tampa Elder Abuse Lawyers in Tampa, FL Today

Our elderly loved ones have rights and deserve protection. If you suspect your family member is being abused, please contact us right away. We will examine the details of the case and discuss your legal options. Don’t wait. Your loved one’s safety may be at stake.


The elder abuse lawyers at Farah & Farah provide legal service on a contingency-fee-basis, meaning you don’t pay a nickel unless we win your case. Contact us at 813-358-0490 to get a free, no-obligation case review. We’re ready to fight for you.

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