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Protecting The Elderly: When Nursing Homes Are Not Safe

By Robert W. Elton |

As we age, many of us face increasing challenges ranging from physical restrictions to mental limitations. In some cases, families turn to nursing homes to provide the care our older family members require on a daily basis. But when the safety of these family members is compromised, a consultation with a local personal injury… Read More »

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Financial Scams Targeting The Elderly

By Robert W. Elton |

If there is an elderly person in your life, you should know that elder financial abuse is a serious crime, and it occurs in many ways throughout the country and in Florida. Protecting your loved ones, or going after predators who have harmed them, is a responsibility that must be taken seriously. If your… Read More »

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Elder Abuse in Florida: it Occurs and is Actionable

By Robert W. Elton |

Katherine Klevins Lenoir, a Licensed Practical Nurse working at a Florida Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, accidently administered a large dose of narcotics instead of cough medicine that was prescribed for a patient. Although a near-fatal error, her actions were not criminal at that point. So what led to Lenoir’s criminal prosecution? It was the… Read More »