Nursing home abuse and neglect of the elderly is devastating both physically and emotionally to the victim and their family. No person deserves to suffer at the hands of another, especially at the hands of their caregiver. If you or a loved one have been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect and have questions about your rights, you need the experience of a qualified Riverside elder abuse attorney.
Our Inland Empire Law Offices specialize in nursing home abuse and neglect cases taking place in nursing homes under qualified and unqualified caregivers. Whether you or your family member as suffered from physical, verbal, or emotional abuse and neglect, we have the expertise to represent you and your family.
Sadly, elder abuse is becoming more and more common in California. Unscrupulous caregivers find it easy to abuse the elderly due to their frail condition and in many cases, impaired cognitive function. Elder abuse is defined as any knowing or negligent act that results in the harm or potential of harm to an elderly person. While some forms of elderly abuse carry criminal penalties, damages may also be recovered by victims of elderly abuse. Reasons for hiring an attorney to handle your elder abuse case include:
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Nursing home abuse and neglect can manifest itself in many forms and all violate the rights of the individual being cared for. Some of the signs of nursing home abuse are:
Contact our law firm now, there is no charge for your consultation, and we will listen to your case. We will keep you informed of significant developments and provide legal services promptly and professionally. You and your loved ones deserve to have your rights protected by a professional. Hanson & Mouri Riverside personal injury attorneys can work to make your family whole again.
Our law office serves Riverside, Corona, Norco, Temecula, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, Hemet, Banning, Beaumont, Moreno Valley, & Calimesa.