Do you know what to do if you suspect elder abuse? Here are some stories from our California elder abuse attorneys that may help in this situation.
Did you know that a federal investigation found that California had the second highest number of potential nursing home abuse cases go unreported to the authorities? This disturbing fact highlights why we must all remain vigilant against elder abuse. Which measures can you take to prevent abuse and negligence in a nursing home? How You [...]
Elder abuse is probably one of the most under recognized social problems in our modern society. The Journal of the American Medical Association has suggested that one in ten seniors in America have fallen victim to some sort of abuse. Worse yet, another study by the White House Conference on Aging estimates that only one [...]
The new law being enforced in Napa County will now require in-home elderly care attendants to obtain a county permit before entering the home. “In-home care is one of the five hottest jobs” said Kristi Lesnewich of the Napa County Commission on Aging said at a news conference. “But there's no oversight, and convicted felons [...]
On March 2, 2011, three employees of Idylwood Care Center were arrested on suspicion of elder abuse. One employee was charged with grabbing a resident's genitalia, and two others were charged with knowing of this despicable act and failing to do anything about it. Please click here to read more about the facts of this [...]
Do you have to make a decision for a parent or spouse regarding a nursing home? It is very difficult to get information that you can trust. Talking with other families will often help, but interviewing the facility does not often lead to full disclosure regarding prior incidents, claims, or whether the facility has liability [...]