According to the California State Attorney General, approximately 200,000 seniors suffer elder abuse each year. We place a lot of trust in caregivers at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, and realizing that a loved one may be a victim of neglect or mistreatment is both upsetting and shocking.
It is alarming when the vulnerable senior population in California receives inadequate nursing home care. If you suspect elder abuse or malpractice, you have the right to take legal action. At the Law Offices of John E. Hill, our compassionate attorneys have been advocating for injured clients in Oakland and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area since 1993, and we know how to hold negligent practitioners accountable for the harm they cause.
Understanding the symptoms of personal injury or abuse is important. Although the quality of nursing home care has improved in recent years, deficiencies continue to exist in residential facilities across the state. Despite California laws designed to protect seniors, elder abuse remains a significant problem. Common forms of elder abuse include the following:
It may be time to consider taking legal action if you notice any of the following symptoms of neglect or abuse:
Family members often face indecision when placing an elderly family member in a nursing facility. If you suspect elder abuse or your loved one suffers an injury in a nursing home, you need professional legal support. Our attorneys promptly investigate the incident and help you file a claim for compensation if appropriate.
If you are concerned about the well-being of a loved one in a California nursing home, consult an attorney from the Law Offices of John E. Hill to learn more about your legal options. We offer flexible office hours. Schedule a free initial consultation with a qualified lawyer today — call 510-588-1000 or contact our firm online. Hablamos español.
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