Elder abuse is one of the biggest sources of frustration and anger. The elderly is often placed in the care of nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities with the hope that the elderly will be taken care off, especially at their late age. However, expectations are often not reality. Elder abuse is a common occurrence, and it is now estimated that between 1 and 2 million Americans over the age of 65 have been injured, exploited, or otherwise mistreated in nursing homes.
Katz Law has dedicated a part of its practice to representing victims of elder abuse. Katz Law stands ready to litigate cases of nursing home neglect and elder abuse in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County and San Diego County.
Nursing home abuse and neglect occurs when an elderly person is the victim of negligent or harmful behavior at the hands of their caregivers. Often, the only remedy for such abuse is a lawsuit for money damages. It is highly recommended that the victim of elder abuse (or his/her family) retain the services of a knowledgeable and aggressive attorney who can fight against the large corporations that often run these nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities.
If you or your loved one has been a victim of elder abuse or neglect by a nursing home, adult day care, short term rehabilitation facilities, or a skilled nursing facility, contact us now before its too late!