Hillsborough County Nursing Home Negligence

What is Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

Our Hillsborough County Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse Attorneys at Whittel & Melton handle all types of nursing home litigation, including when senior or dependent adult in a nursing home or assisted living facility in the greater Tampa area experiences:


Nursing home or assisted living facility abuse includes physical abuse, financial abuse, sexual abuse, abandonment, isolation, abduction, and all other mistreatment that results in physical harm, pain or mental suffering.


Nursing home and assisted living facility neglect and abuse includes failure to provide medical care for physical and mental health needs, not helping residents with personal hygiene, eating, drinking, getting dressed, getting in and out bed, going to the bathroom, etc., failing to protect residents from health and safety hazards, and failure to prevent malnutrition or dehydration.

The sad reality is that any unexpected injury, illness, or death may be a sign of abuse or neglect, so if you believe something is awry at your loved one’s nursing home or assisted living facility, then your suspicions should be thoroughly investigated.

  • Unexplained Injuries and Death
  • Bed Sores
  • Rashes
  • Falls, Frequent and Otherwise
  • Victim of Crime – Assault, Battery, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, Sexual Battery, Rape, Strangulation
  • Dehydration
  • Malnutrition
  • Overmedication

Coronavirus in Hillsborough County Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

  1. Allegro
  2. 16001 Lakeshore Villa Dr, Tampa, FL 33613

    9 Positive Staff Members

  3. Angels Senior Living at South Tampa
  4. 3330 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629

    1 Positive Resident

  5. Bayshore Pointe Nursing and Rehab Center
  6. 3117 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611

    1 Positive Staff Member

  7. The Bristol at Tampa Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
  8. 1818 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

    84 Positive Residents Transferred and 39 Positive Staff Members

    15 Total Verified Deaths and 15 Resident Deaths

  9. Cameron ALF III
  10. 3202 W Minnehaha St, Tampa, FL 33614

    1 Positive Resident

  11. Central Tampa Assisted Living
  12. 5010 N 40th St #5202, Tampa, FL 33610

    6 Positive Residents and 6 Positive Residents Transferred

  13. Community Care Center
  14. 2202 W Oak Ave, Plant City, FL 33563

    84 Positive Residents Transferred and 22 Positive Staff Members

    6 Total Verified Deaths and 6 Resident Deaths

  15. Consulate Health Care of Brandon
  16. 701 Victoria St, Brandon, FL 33510

    15 Positive Residents, 7 Positive Residents Transferred, and 6 Positive Staff Members

    1 Total Verified Deaths and 1 Resident Death

  17. Coventry Assisted Living
  18. 415 N Wilder Rd, Plant City, FL 33566

    1 Positive Staff Member

  19. The Crossings at Riverview
  20. 8451 US-301, Riverview, FL 33578

    1 Positive Resident

  21. Discovery Village Tampa Palms
  22. 17470 Brookside Trace Ct, Tampa, FL 33647

    1 Positive Staff Member

  23. Excel Care Center
  24. 2811 Campus Hill Dr, Tampa, FL 33612

    1 Positive Resident Transferred and 1 Positive Staff Member

  25. Freedom Plaza Assisted Living and Memory Care
  26. 3910 Galen Ct., Sun City Center, FL 33573

    1 Positive Staff Member

  27. Gandy Crossing Care Center
  28. 4610 S Manhattan Ave, Tampa, FL 33611

    1 Positive Resident and 1 Positive Staff Member

  29. Hanna Oaks ALF
  30. 2425 East Hanna Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610

    2 Positive Residents Transferred

  31. Inspired Living
  32. 5130 Kelly Rd, Tampa, FL 33615

    2 Positive Residents Transferred and 1 Positive Staff Member

  33. Northdale Rehabilitation Center
  34. 3030 W Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL 33618

    97 Positive Residents Transferred and 2 Positive Staff Members

  35. Palm Garden of Tampa
  36. 3612 E 138th Ave, Tampa, FL 33613

    2 Positive Residents Transferred and 1 Positive Staff Member

  37. Plaza West
  38. 1010 American Eagle Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573

    2 Positive Staff Members

  39. Promise Pointe at Tampa Oaks
  40. 12110 Morris Bridge Rd, Tampa, FL 33637

    3 Positive Residents and 3 Positive Residents Transferred

    1 Total Verified Deaths and 1 Resident Death

  41. Rocky Creek Village
  42. 8606 Boulder Ct, Tampa, FL 33615

    2 Positive Residents and 1 Positive Staff Member

  43. Shady Palms Retirement Homes Inc
  44. 14527 N Florida Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33613

    1 Positive Staff Member

  45. Sun City Senior Living
  46. 3855 Upper Creek Dr, Ruskin, FL 33573

    1 Positive Staff Member

  47. Sun Terrace Rehabilitation Center
  48. 105 Trinity Lakes Dr, Sun City Center, FL 33573

    1 Positive Resident Transferred

  49. Villa La Esperanza III LLC
  50. 8814 Sleepy Creek Ct Tampa, FL 33634

    1 Positive Staff Member

  51. Weinberg Village Assisted Living Facility
  52. 13005 Community Campus Dr, Tampa, FL 33625

    1 Positive Staff Member

  53. Whispering Oaks
  54. 1514 E Chelsea St, Tampa, FL 33610

    2 Positive Staff Members

COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, is highly contagious, and it is extremely important for families to understand that the nursing home or assisted living facility may be liable for a resident’s death. We are here to help you file an injury or wrongful death claim against any Hillsborough County nursing homes or assisted living facilities with coronavirus outbreaks.

You Can Meet with Us Virtually

You are likely concerned about meeting with an attorney face to face to discuss your nursing home or assisted living facility abuse or neglect claim. We want to emphasize that you do not need to leave your house to meet with us. You can discuss the details of your case with us virtually and we can get to work on your case right away. We want you and your loved ones to stay safe and healthy during these unprecedented times, which is why we are available 24/7 remotely to serve all of our clients during the pandemic.

Contact us today online or call 813-221-3200 for a free consultation.

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