Use of ‘Chemical Restraints’ in Nursing Homes

Most people agree that nursing homes should minimize the use of physical and chemical restraints. Since October 1990, nursing homes in the United States have been required to comply with a federal mandate that states: nursing home residents have the right to be free of chemical and physical ...
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Making the decision to place an elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility is rarely taken lightly and is usually made to ensure that they can receive the level of attention and care they need. Unfortunately, some nursing homes provide substandard care and some caregivers are actually abusive or negligent in their treatment of elderly residents and patients. In these matters, it is crucial to find a competent attorney who can help you take legal action.

This website was created as a resource to help individuals and families across the U.S. find and compare nursing home abuse attorneys who can help them seek justice for their or their loved ones' injuries. You can also learn more about elder abuse in our Nursing Home Abuse Information Center and can read articles and blogs written by the lawyers in our directory. Armed with information and legal counsel, you can fight back against nursing home abuse and negligence.

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Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer – The Florida Law Group

At the Florida Law Group, they have over 100 years of combined legal experience assisting personal injury victims throughout Florida. Based in Tampa, they provide qualified representation for clients facing medical malpractice, injury from a dangerous drug's side effects, nursing home abuse and even cases of product liability. Taking on each case with an aggressive approach towards insurance providers, their legal team is highly prepared to protect your rights from beginning to end. They know that insurance companies can often fail to hold up their end of the contract when it comes to paying for claims. Enthusiastic about reaching a positive outcome for their clients, they will do all to get you the maximum compensation that is deserved, avoiding huge delays or lack of payment altogether.

In the past their lead attorney, Chris Limberopoulos, has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for his clients. This kind of success has landed him membership into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and warranted him a superb reputation amongst his peers. Subsequently he was also included in the list of Florida's Super Lawyers® for 2008-2009, for his exemplary level of care and professionalism in his field.

Attorney Limberopoulos has an advantage over other lawyers as he has been Board Certified as a Civil Trial and Pretrial Specialist, which is a claim that less than 1% of Florida's attorneys can make. The National Board of Trial Advocacy Division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification (NBLSC) requires legal professionals to meet strict standards in order to be admitted into this voluntary program. Those who choose to utilize the help of a Board Certified attorney can be assured that they are not only a specialist in their area of law, but they are highly practiced as well. Offering a free case evaluation, The Florida Law Group is available to answer all of your questions and begin the legal process right away.

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