Nursing Home Abuse / Negligence
Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse Attorney
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Elder abuse and neglect is becoming more and more common, and unfortunately, many cases go unreported throughout the United States. Abuse can occur at home, but most often occurs in institutional settings.
Elder abuse can take many forms, but each involves some sort of harm caused by the individual or people who are in direct control of the care and well-being of the elderly.
The different types of elder abuse include:
- Physical abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Financial abuse
- Neglect and abandonment
Recognizing the Symptoms of Elder Abuse
Your loved one may be afraid to admit that they are being abused or mistreated. Even more shocking, your loved one may be threatened by additional abuse if they say anything about the abuse or mistreatment. Learning common symptoms that may suggest that your loved one is being abused can help you identify the problem and protect your loved one from more harm.
If your loved one is demonstrating any of the following symptoms, you must consult a professional who can investigate your claims further:
- Any major change in personality or behavior in your loved one
- Unexplained signs of bruising, bleeding, scarring, or swelling
- Signs of being restrained
- Unexplained weight loss, malnutrition or dehydration
- Untreated medical problems, including infected bed sores
- Unsanitary living conditions
- Suspicious changes in financial accounts, titles, wills, or trusts
- Noticeable substance abuse by caregivers
It can come as a heartbreaking shock to any family to learn that your precious family member is being abused or neglected. We can only imagine the type of emotional, psychological, and physical pain that your loved one and your entire family are enduring at this time.
The Law Offices of Gerald L. Marcus Works for Your Family & Loved Ones
As your loved one has aged and become frailer with passing time, your family may have been posed with making the difficult decision to place your elderly loved one in a nursing home. You have probably placed a significant amount of trust – and money – in the staff and healthcare providers that treat your loved one, and you expect these professionals to act respectfully and honor the final years of their patients’ lives.
Let our compassionate legal team be your guide during this difficult time. The confusing emotions of betrayal and harm can cause anyone to make snap decisions that could cause additional feelings of regret or guilt down the line.
We have been helping clients throughout the greater Los Angeles area since 1987 and we know how to bring justice to your family in a way that is cost-conscious, legally effective, and most importantly, honorable to your family’s legacy.
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We are ready to assist you and your family in any way possible. Our nursing home abuse lawyers in Los Angeles understand that you are probably seeking some sense of closure. We work hard to make certain that the nursing home or nursing home staff that caused your loved one’s injuries or death answers for their reckless actions.
While we are compassionate and understanding throughout every step of your ordeal, we make certain to never compromise on aggressively pursuing justice for what is right in the court of law. You can trust that our team of seasoned litigators and support staff can utilize every resource to bring your family the results you need to move forward.
Call our office at (800) 905-8777 and schedule your free case evaluation to get started with a trial-winning law firm.
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