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Category Archives: Nursing Home Abuse

The Liability of Nursing Home Abuse

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

As reported in the 2010 Census, 13% of the United States population is over the age of 65. Over the next 40 years, that rate will likely rise to more than 20% of the population. With so much of the population at an advanced age, the need for elderly caregiving and medical assistance is… Read More »

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Tips for Finding Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Elder abuse and nursing home neglect are becoming increasingly common in this country, especially with the growing number of elderly citizens needing long-term care. Nursing home neglect can be very tricky to catch and often is not as easy to spot as more obvious signs of elder abuse. However, the resulting damage of nursing… Read More »

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Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Many organizations combine nursing home abuse and neglect into a single category, and oftentimes an incident involving one can also involve the other. However, nursing home neglect is different than abuse and involves some level of negligence or substandard care that results in harm to an elderly patient. There are many types of nursing… Read More »

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Palm Beach Woman Severely Injured by Negligent Nursing Home

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, the Palm Beach Post reported that a nursing home had allowed a 75-year-old woman to fall off a wheelchair lift on the back of a nursing home vehicle, causing her serious injuries. The wheelchair lift was broken, and the nursing home knew about it, but did nothing to fix… Read More »

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