Elder Care Frequently Asked Questions
What You Need to Know:
- Q: What is a power of attorney?
A: A power of attorney is a legal document in which the person making decisions on behalf of another party is an “attorney-in-fact”, while the “principal” is the person that allows the decisions to be made on his/her behalf. An attorney-in-fact does not necessarily need to be a lawyer. The power given to an “attorney-in-fact” can be fairly limited, for example, the purchase of a single real estate investment. Or it can be almost unlimited – an attorney-in-fact can be given power to make gifts of principal’s property, however not to make a will. All powers of attorney end at the death of the principal specified in a power of attorney. The most common use has the medical basis, where the principal grants certain rights to an attorney-in-fact when the principle becomes incapacitated of making such decisions. Power of attorney-related cases are specialty at Klemick and Gampel Law Firm. We have handled many cases for the complete success of our clients. Do not hesitate to entrust your legal needs to Klemick and Gampel Law Firm. Call us today at (305) 707-6436.
- Q: What if my loved one was hurt in a nursing facility?
A: Too many nursing homes across the Nation provide care at levels below all reasonable standards. Nutrition, living conditions and safety are always first when those standards are set. However, negligence is thriving and needs attention. Patients suffer malnutrition, dehydration and often times located in conditions that are hazardous. If your loved one has experienced such negligence we can help. We will have you rest assured as we employ our extensive experience and knowledge while representing your loved ones that have received care they never deserved. Call us today so we can assist you in obtaining compensation for your loved one.