West Palm Beach Assisted Living Facility for Alzheimer's Patients Vote Pending

West Palm Beach Assisted Living Facility for Alzheimer's Patients Vote Pending

Palm Beach County is on the verge of approving a large Alzheimer's based Assisted Living Facility in Palm Beach Gardens off Donald Ross Road.

Our Elder Abuse Attorney Featured on News for ALF Neglect Case

Our Elder Abuse Attorney Featured on News for ALF Neglect Case

Florida assisted living facility resident wandered away from the facility and suffered a catastrophic fall down the street.

Aspiration and Choking Deaths in Florida Nursing Homes

We take it for granted, but eating and swallowing food is a big deal for our health. How we swallow matters and for elderly Florida nursing home residents, it can be a life or death manner. If a nursing home resident is neglected or given the wrong kind of food, it can result in an aspiration choking wrongful death lawsuit

Swallowing and Aspiration - How it Works

Normal Swallowing Function

When we chew our food and swallow it, the food matter gets liquified and is moved down the throat. This is referred to as the pharyngeal phase. During this process, the larynx automatically closes and your lungs temporarily stop breathing. This automatic reaction is a natural failsafe that prevents food and liquid from infiltrating the lungs and the trachea. 

Aspiration

The aspiration process is a failure of the above eating/swallowing process. Aspiration begins when bacteria enters the lungs due to a failure of the swallowing mechanism. This can have grave health consequences, including aspirational pneumonia and death. Treatment of aspirational pneumonia includes antibiotics and breathing machine assistance. If the aspiration is not caught soon enough, it can lead to a patient aspirating and dying.

Nursing Home Aspiration Death Lawsuit

If your loved one wrongfully died as a result of a nursing home aspiration, speak with a Florida nursing home neglect lawyer today to learn about your legal rights. Call us at 561-316-7207 to get a free case consultation today. 

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 Aspiration death cases against nursing homes can be valued in the hundreds of thousands of dollars due to the preventable manner of the wrongful death.

Aspiration death cases against nursing homes can be valued in the hundreds of thousands of dollars due to the preventable manner of the wrongful death.

Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements and What You Can Do About Them

Florida Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements and What You Can Do About Them

Florida nursing home arbitration agreements can be invalidated based on unfairness, unconscionability and public policy grounds. Speak with a Florida nursing home neglect lawyer now to avoid your FL nursing home arbitration.