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Pulling Back The Curtain on Nursing Homes

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Did you know that 1 out of every 3 COVID-19 deaths were residents of nursing homes? That’s more than 30,000 deaths! This news got me thinking about my partner, Joe Landy’s, recent article. Joe handles a good number of nursing home abuse cases and is widely regarded as one of the best trial lawyers… Read More »

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Nursing Home Tragedy Occurring During COVID-19

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

I started my career as an insurance defense attorney and, as part of my practice, defended nursing homes across the state. The cases I was charged with defending were pivotal in my decision to change careers and become an attorney representing the victim instead of the corporation. In the almost twenty years that I… Read More »

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We Are Not Prepared For The Loss Of A Loved One

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

We’re not prepared for the loss of a loved one. There’s no book to read, no real way to prepare, if the loss is expected, or if it’s a sudden loss. I’ve dealt with loss quite a bit over the last few years, personally and professionally. We lost our mother after a tough struggle… Read More »

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When The Coronavirus Strikes A Nursing Home, The Results Are Deadly

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Nursing home residents have always been at high risk for infection. They are elderly, have weakened immune systems, and often suffer from other serious health conditions. As the residents are contained in close quarters, if left unguarded infections can run rampant through the facilities. A recent Reuter’s review of federal data revealed that nursing… Read More »

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Making A Difference For 93 Years – Getting Justice

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

I started out my career defending big insurance companies, I always wanted to win for my client, but by the same token, I frequently had a great deal of sympathy for the plaintiffs and believed that they should win. Becoming a plaintiffs’ lawyer meant I can help people obtain justice and have a profound… Read More »

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Making A Difference For 93 Years – Never Giving Up

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Almost 35 years ago I began my legal career by representing insurance companies and other large corporations. I did so for over 16 years and learned a lot of lessons along the way. One thing I learned is that, sadly, many insurance companies are happy to take our premiums but stonewall when it comes… Read More »

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Making a Difference For 93 Years – Finding Answers

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

In the 28 years that I have been practicing personal injury at the Firm, I reflect on the differences the Firm has made for so many families after suffering serious personal injury or even the death of a loved one. This particular case has always stuck with me. The clients who were referred to… Read More »

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ATTENTION SENIORS – THE FIX IS IN

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

For years now, we have reported about the horrific abuses that we have uncovered in Florida nursing homes. Bedsores down to the bone infected with gangrene, repeated falls resulting in death, dehydration to the point of renal failure, malnutrition, overmedication for purposes of sedation “medicinal babysitting”, wandering that led to drowning, physical abuse and… Read More »

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Who Is Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Citizens?

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

As nursing home abuse lawyers, we encounter the inherent unfairness of the nursing home system on a daily basis. A system which turns a blind eye to the victims of abuse. A system which is more concerned with protecting the owners of nursing homes, and their pocketbooks, instead of protecting human life. We have… Read More »

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FLORIDA SB 402 – PROTECTING THE GUILTY

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Assisted living facilities, commonly referred to as “ALFs”, are long term care facilities that provide a combination of housing, personal care services, and health care designed to respond to individuals who need assistance with normal daily activities in a way that promotes independence. ALFs can include memory care units for those with dementia and/or… Read More »

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