Every elderly person deserves to be treated with respect and dignity and when they are not treated this way Ehline Law Firm PC wants to hold the responsible party accountable. The elderly or dependant adult can suffer abuse or neglect at the hands of those responsible for their care and this elder abuse or negligence when in a nursing home, residential care facility or hospital can include:
- Poor hygiene;
- Unexplained bruises;
- Pressure sores;
- Inadequate wound care;
- Bone fractures;
- Dehydration or malnutrition;
Not caring for the elderly in a safe standard, which can bring harm or cause medical issues this is elder abuse or neglect on the part of the responsible party.
Many of the California claims against nursing homes are to the Department of Health Services, this will begin an investigation into the claim and it can take months or even years, often while the elder abuse continues. It can be important to have this investigation done as they often will have extreme penalties for elder abuse or neglect.
The one way to ensure results in a timely manner is to obtain the service of an elder care attorney. This is an attorney that specializes in protecting the rights of the elderly and understands all of the laws that are in place to protect the elder’s rights from abuse or neglect.
The Ehline Law firm PC has the experience, resources and tool necessary to stop elder abuse or neglect, whether it is in a nursing home, residential facility or hospital and hold them responsible.
The elder abuse attorney is able to build a case that will hold the party that caused the abuse or neglect responsible and recover compensation. When a loved one is being abused or neglected the elder abuse attorney can discuss the options available to legally hold the parties responsible. The elder abuse attorney of Ehline Law Firm PC can be reached at 888-400-9721.
Ehline Law Firm PC
633 West 5th Street #2890
Los Angeles, CA 90071-2005