SACRAMENTO ELDER ABUSE ATTORNEY AND NURSING HOME NEGLECT LAWYER
Legal Assistance for Sacramento Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse Victims
Welcome to The Law Offices of Young & Wallin, the Premiere Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Sacramento, California.
As the elderly population increases, so does the number of elder nursing home residents at potential risk of nursing home neglect and elder abuse. According to the U.S. Government Medicare website, there are presently 22 Medicare Certified nursing homes in Sacramento, California. Of those nursing home facilities, 243 health deficiency citations were issued in response to complaints between June 2005 and August 2006, alone. Sacramento nursing homes also received the highest number of serious state citations and severe federal citations for health deficiencies of any California city during 2003 and 2004.
Experts estimate that 20% of nursing home neglect and abuse cases go unreported. If there is one report of nursing home abuse or neglect in a facility, chances are there could be as many as 5 other neglect and abuse cases, not reported.
If you or a loved one have suffered because a Sacramento, California nursing home facility failed to provide professional and compassionate care or a safe environment, you may be entitled to compensation. A Sacramento Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer can provide you with legal help and assistance.
Under California Elder Law,
elder nursing home residents are protected against nursing home negligence and abuse. Nursing home elder abuse can include physical and emotional abuse, sexual assault, insufficient exercise and mobility, inappropriate restraining, financial abuse, isolation, adverse drug events, unsafe living quarters, neglect, verbal intimidation and wrongful death.
The malpractice lawyers and attorneys of Young and Wallin are highly experienced in matters of nursing home neglect and abuse case in Sacramento and throughout California. We are committed to defending elder rights and to enforcing California elder laws. Contact us for a FREE CONSULTATION immediately, if you suspect nursing home neglect or abuse. A proficient medical malpractice attorney will assess your nursing home abuse and neglect situation and may be able to provide the legal help you need to seek justice and gain any compensation that may be due you. No recovery, no fee.
The attorneys and lawyers of Young & Wallin provide the utmost quality of legal help and personal service to elder abuse and nursing home neglect victims in the Sacramento area. We also represent elder abuse and nursing home neglect cases out of state on a case-by-case basis. Serving Sacramento County with the best in Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys and Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers including
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SACRAMENTO RESOURCES FOR ELDER ABUSE AND NURSING HOME NEGLECT
Medicare - Nursing Home Comparison
The Official U.S. Government Medicare site offers this Nursing Home Comparison tool. With it you can search for nursing home facilities in Sacramento, California and across the nation. You can also and compare the past performance of nursing homes, such as the facilities characteristics, quality measures, inspection results, and nursing staff information, including the number of health deficiencies cited. There is also a helpful Nursing Home Checklist available to help you choose a good nursing home for yourself or a loved one.
Nursing Home Resident Rights
Here you will find patient rights of nursing home residents that are entitled to certain protections under California elder law.
A Consumer Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home
The National citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform provides this in-depth guide to choosing a long-term care facility.
Attorneys Young & Wallin handle California elder abuse and nursing home abuse and neglect cases throughout the state of California, including elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases in the California cities and counties of Bakersfield, Barstow, Fresno, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, Roseville, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Ventura, California.
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, Orange County, Riverside, 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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