Giroux & Associates Inc.
447 Third Avenue North, Suite 305
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Monthly Archives: November 2013
Some forms of nursing home abuse are a result of a lack of care, but physical abuse through assault and battery is even more egregious. Defining Assault and Battery Simply stated, assault is the threat of physical harm, and battery … Continue reading
The difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is most often based on the family’s inability to provide proper care for the individual. However, the care received at the nursing home may be substandard, according to … Continue reading
The primary cause of head injuries in nursing homes is falling. It is a reality of aging that the elderly fall more often than younger individuals, and some falls are truly accidental in nature and unpreventable. However, as a Tampa … Continue reading
Sepsis is a serious, sometimes life threatening, blood infection that may be caused by the neglect of a resident in a nursing home. How Sepsis Begins In a healthy individual, white blood cells act to rid the blood of bacteria. … Continue reading