Can a nursing home resident sure for physical, emotional, or psychological damage?
A nursing home resident can sue for physical, emotional, or psychological damage if there was negligence. If there was something the nursing home did or failed to do that caused those injuries and it can be proven, then the family or resident can bring the proper action.
Will I need expert witnesses for my Florida nursing home abuse case?
Expert witnesses are required in almost all cases nowadays including nursing home cases. Typically a geriatric expert, or some other type of medical expert in a nursing home case just like in all other medical negligence cases. That expert will have to establish a breach in the standard of care and that the breach was related to the injury, harm, or death in the nursing home environment.