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Pasco County Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse Lawyers

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys Fighting for Victims of Nursing Home Negligence in New Port Richey, Dade City, Wesley Chapel, Lutz

At Whittel & Melton, we pride ourselves on holding nursing homes and assisted living facilities fully accountable when they have mistreated any seniors in their care. We work closely with a team of nurses, physicians, and other professionals who can serve as expert witnesses, which helps us build the strongest possible case. As nursing home negligence and abuse attorneys serving New Port Richey, Port Richey, Holiday, Hudson, Trinity, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Land O’ Lakes, Lutz and Wesley Chapel, we have the resources, skills, and dedication to pursue full and fair compensation for all of our clients’ pain and suffering.

Proper Management Matters

The sad truth is that nursing home negligence and abuse is quite often the result of inadequate staffing, poorly trained staff, poor management, and various problems that all trace back to these key issues. As nursing home negligence and abuse attorneys, we have seen nearly every issue that can stem from a nursing home or assisted living facility, which include:

  • Bed sores
  • Pressure Sores
  • Sepsis
  • Infections
  • Slip and falls
  • Trip and falls
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Malnutrition
  • Dehydration
  • Medication errors
  • Breathing tube injuries
  • Lack of medical care
  • Unreasonable restraint
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Financial abuse
New Port Richey and Dade City Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Whittel & Melton

What you may be unaware of is the fact that most life-threatening injuries and fatalities that occur in nursing homes are not typically one-time occurrences. In most instances, these events have happened over and over and most likely have numerous contributing factors. Our team of nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers know what to look for in these types of cases so we can quickly identify common factors that may have been overlooked that lead to instances of neglect or abuse. Once we thoroughly review all the evidence, we will work towards obtaining the best possible verdict or settlement on your behalf.

Coronavirus in Pasco County Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
  1. Heartland of Zephyrhills
  2. 38220 Henry Dr, Zephyrhills, FL 33542

    1 Total Verified Deaths and 1 Resident Death

    2 Positive Residents and 1 Positive Resident Transferred

  3. Orchard Ridge
  4. 4927 Voorhees Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34653

    1 Positive Resident

  5. Royal Oak Nursing Center
  6. 37300 Royal Oak Ln, Dade City, FL 33525

    4 Total Verified Deaths and 4 Resident Deaths

    8 Positive Residents, 9 Positive Residents Transferred, and 14 Positive Staff Members

  7. Wellspring Assisted Living Facility
  8. 37815 15th Ave, Zephyrhills, FL 33542

    1 Positive Staff Member

Why Does Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Occur in Pasco County?

Due to the high number of senior citizens in Pasco County and throughout the state, Florida has a soaring number of patient loads which places a huge need on nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Due to the high volume of patients, there have been staff shortages that can create dangerous conditions for patients left in the facility’s care. When a facility is under staffed, numerous hazards can occur, such as a facility failing to properly screen their employees, which can result in the hiring of individuals with criminal backgrounds who are more likely to commit physical and sexual abuse. This has been a continuing crisis for many nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and because this is an ongoing issue, abuse and neglect continue to happen at alarming rates.

How can a Pasco County Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Attorney Help?

When nursing home neglect and abuse cases arise, there can be many complicating factors, some of which could have been occurring over an extended period of time. In order to uncover the full scope of the problem, you must have the help of an attorney who can review the nursing home records and identify any indicators of abuse. Our Pasco County Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse Lawyers at Whittel & Melton have extensive experience with nursing home and assisted living facility abuse and neglect cases, so we have the skills and resources to hold these facilities fully liable for their despicable actions.

Have More Questions? Call Us Today at 727-847-2299

We are here for you 24/7 to answer all of your nursing home abuse and neglect questions. You can simply call us at 727-847-2299 or contact us online to request a completely free consultation. We routinely serve clients in New Port Richey, Port Richey, Holiday, Hudson, Trinity, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Land O’ Lakes, Lutz and Wesley Chapel.

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