Handling California elder abuse and California nursing home negligence matters when you believe something has occurred.
What to do if you discover abuse.
If you have observed what you believe to be signs of abuse or neglect of a nursing home resident in California, the matter should be investigated immediately.
Steps you take will make a difference!
- Visit the nursing home unannounced and at unpredictable times.
- Photograph physical injury/conditions (a picture is worth a thousand words)
- Talk to the nurses
- Talk to the aides
- Talk to the doctor
- Talk to the nursing home administrator
- Call the Ombudsman
- Call a California elder abuse attorney or lawyer immediately at Young & Wallin
If the matter can not be resolved by reporting to the nursing home management, you should seek the assistance of an attorney who handles California elder abuse and California nursing home abuse cases.
The law firm of Young & Wallin can bring civil actions against nursing homes who are responsible for neglect and/or abuse in order to recover damages for medical pain and suffering, mental anguish and wrongful death.
Young & Wallin handle California elder abuse and nursing home abuse and neglect cases throughout the state of California including Southern California elder abuse and nursing home abuse and neglect cases in Bakersfield, Barstow, Fresno, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside, Riverside County, Roseville, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Ventura, California. As elder abuse attorneys and nursing home abuse attorneys, we also handle elder abuse and nursing home abuse cases out of state on a case-by-case basis.
If you or a loved one thinks you may have been a victim of elder abuse, nursing home abuse or neglect, contact us immediately.
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