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Hobe Sound Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys

Hobe Sound Nursing Home Neglect Nursing home abuse has become an epidemic in Florida. Despite regulations aimed at preventing abuse and neglect in long-term care facilities, an alarming number of senior citizens suffer egregious treatment at the hands of their caregivers.

Sexual, physical, financial, and emotional abuse all occur far too often in Hobe Sound nursing homes. If you recently discovered that a member of your family suffered abuse or neglect, contact Donaldson & Weston to discuss your case.

We have assisted hundreds of clients in personal injury and wrongful death claims, giving us a unique skillset and knowledge that few attorneys possess. Call 772-266-5555 to schedule a free case evaluation with a nursing home neglect lawyer in Hobe Sound.

Why You Should Hire a Hobe Sound Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Right Away

There are three primary reasons to seek legal counsel as soon as you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect has occurred. First, the sooner you file a claim, the sooner your family may be able to recover the funds needed to pay for medical bills and other damages.

Second, much of the evidence needed to prove liability and damages may be time sensitive. If you don’t start building your case until after such evidence has become unavailable, altered, or destroyed, your case may be difficult to win.

Third, the state of Florida imposes a strict deadline on nursing home abuse lawsuits. Plaintiffs must file their lawsuit before the statute of limitations has passed, or the court will almost certainly dismiss their case.

Typically, victims of nursing home abuse have two years from the date on which the abuse occurred—or the date on which the cause of action should have been discovered through reasonable diligence—to file the lawsuit. Even with the discovery rule, a nursing home abuse lawsuit cannot be filed after more than four years have passed since the cause of action accrued.

There are exceptions to these deadlines. For example, if the defendant concealed evidence or intentionally misrepresented facts related to the nursing home abuse or negligence, plaintiffs have up to six years to file a formal lawsuit; however, if you want to sue a government-run facility, the deadline may be much shorter and can vary depending on the jurisdiction and circumstances.

Discuss Your Case with a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney in Hobe Sound

If you want to sue a long-term care facility in Florida, turn to Donaldson & Weston. Our strategic nursing home neglect attorneys are committed to helping people put their lives back together.

We are passionate about holding egregious caregivers accountable for their misconduct. We will tirelessly help you fight for justice and the compensation you deserve. Call 772-266-5555 today or fill out our Contact Form to schedule a free initial consultation with one of the leading nursing home abuse lawyers in Hobe Sound.

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