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Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse

Jacksonville’s Expert Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

There is no more shame than when our elderly are injured, or even killed, by nursing home abuse. You trust your loved ones in the care of a facility and it’s unacceptable for that facility to then cut corners in order to save money when it negatively impacts the care your loved one receives. 

Steve Watrel has represented nursing home residents and their families in numerous cases of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. We fight hard when it comes to your loved ones. 

Your Dedicated Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
We are committed to fighting nursing home chains and ending nursing home abuse. You’ll never be just another case number to us. Nursing home residents deserve respect and recognition as individuals with the same rights as everyone else.

When you work with us, you can expect to:

  • Be heard and respected.
  • Receive personalized attention.
  • Work directly with Steve Watrel.
  • Be kept informed every step of the way.
  • Get the justice your family deserves.

We Know Nursing Home Abuse
What makes Steve Watrel different is that he is a true expert in nursing home abuse. Over the past 30 years, he has dedicated his career to preventing nursing home abuse, restoring the rights of elders, and fighting those who betray them.

Nursing home abuse cases are complicated and require a very specific set of skills and knowledge. There is a difference between an attorney saying they can handle a nursing home abuse case and a true, knowledgeable nursing home abuse lawyer.

Steve Watrel understands and has experience with all facets of nursing home abuse, including:

  • The different types of nursing home abuse
  • Signs of nursing home abuse
  • A variety of nursing home abuse injuries
  • Causes of nursing home abuse

We have the legal expertise and financial resources needed to pursue your case and take it as far as it needs to go to achieve justice for your family.

Our Proven Approach
With more than 30 years experience in protecting the rights of elders in our community, we know what it takes to build a strong nursing home abuse case. We’ve developed the following approach to successfully fight large nursing home chains and the insurance companies that help perpetuate the abuse.

  • Free Case Consultation
    The first step is to contact us for a free case consultation. There is no obligation to move forward with your case after this consultation. Instead, it is an opportunity for you to learn about your rights and all your options so you can make an informed decision that is best for you and your family.
  • Full Discovery
    Should you choose to move forward with working with us on your case, the next step is to do a full discovery. It is important that we truly understand your loved one and how the abuse has impacted your family.
  • Team Approach
    A team led by Steve will gather, preserve, and document all the evidence needed to build a strong case against the nursing home and any other party responsible for the abuse. Too often in nursing home abuse cases, evidence gets destroyed or lost. Our team, consisting of medical experts, forensic accountants, and legal professionals, are experts in uncovering the truth.
  • Case Proven Before Served
    After all the evidence is gathered, we will discuss going to trial. We prepare every case as if it’s going to trial so will never pressure you to settle for less than you and your family deserve. Oftentimes, cases must go to trial to achieve justice, and we are passionate about pursuing full value for nursing home abuse victims and their families.
  • Preparation & Trial
    We understand that going to trial and facing the abuser can be stressful. That’s why we spend a lot of time preparing you for trial. We don’t want you to just feel ready; we want you to feel empowered to share your story in the courtroom. Our proprietary trial preparation system has been refined over 25 years with the input of multiple experts.

What Our Clients Say

“Steve Watrel and his team are like our family. After our mother was injured in a nursing home, we were left reeling with emotions and just wanted justice for our mom. He really cares for her and us and treated everyone with respect and care.”
– Susan

Let’s Talk About Your Case
Enough about us; it’s time to talk about you. We’d love to learn about your specific situation and how we might be able to help. Please contact us for a free, no obligation, case consultation.

Call 1-800-792-8735 or fill out the form below and we’ll contact you as soon as possible.