Elder Abuse and Neglect
As an advocate for the rights of the elderly and their loved ones, Mr. Levin is highly experienced in handling elder abuse and neglect cases ranging from personal injury to wrongful death. Clients have been placing their trust in us for over 20 years; we encourage you to do the same.
About Elder Abuse In Los Angeles
Experienced Elder Neglect and Abuse Attorney
Elder neglect and abuse causes the elderly to needlessly suffer dehydration, falls, infections, malnutrition, pressure sores and wrongful death. These injuries occur in nursing homes, residential care facilities, and at home with caregivers. Attorney Stewart J. Levin has successfully resolved numerous cases involving elder abuse and neglect during his legal career. Mr. Levin has also given seminars to other lawyers on how to litigate and successfully resolve by settlement or trial cases involving elder abuse and neglect, so you can trust his knowledge and experience when you retain his services for your case.
Elder Abuse Under California Law
Elder abuse in California includes neglect, abandonment, kidnapping, sexual abuse, isolation deprivation of food or water, the failure to prevent falls or pressure sores, and the failure to keep an elderly person safe from harm. Elder neglect includes depriving an elderly person of the care, services or goods that are necessary to avoid physical harm or emotional suffering or death.
Nursing Homes, Residential Care Facilities and Home Health Caregivers And The Elderly
Having a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility or under the care of a home health provider is supposed to be for the benefit, protection, and well-being of the senior, but neglect can occur in these facilities.
Examples of elder abuse and neglect include the following:
- Failure to use reasonable means to prevent falls
- Aspiration pneumonia
- Isolation from family members and visitors
- Failing to create and implement a care plan for the person’s care and well-being
- Failing to protect the elder from safety hazards
- Failing to monitor the individual’s food and water intake
- Failing to provide proper and adequate care to prevent pressure sores
- Unnecessarily restraining a resident
- Failing to keep a dementia patient or any elderly person safe from harm
Can You Obtain Compensation for Elder Neglect and Abuse? Get a Free Consultation Today.
Stewart J. Levin has successfully obtained compensation for numerous cases involving elderly clients and their families who have suffered from elder neglect and abuse. As an advocate for the rights of the elderly and their loved ones, Mr. Levin is highly experienced in handling cases involving injury to elderly or wrongful death.
Let Mr. Levin’s knowledge of California laws aimed at obtaining compensation and justice for victims of elder neglect and abuse help you obtain justice in your case. Call (424) 334-9546 today for a free consultation on monetary recovery for any case involving elder neglect or abuse.