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Category: Nursing Home Abuse

Marin County Elder Abuse And Whistleblower Attorney: Hospice Agency Pays $5.5 Million To Settle False Claims Act Liability

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Ineligible Certifications Of Hospice Patients Alleged Payments For Non-Terminally Ill Patients Three Former Employees And Physician Blow Whistle Healthcare fraud against government programs like Medicare costs taxpayers billions every year.  Private persons with knowledge of such fraud can bring a whistleblower suit (known as a qui tam action) […]

Orange County and Los Angeles Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Nursing Home Business Manager Sentenced For Stealing From Elderly Residents

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Business Manager Allegedly Wrote Resident’s Checks To Herself Appropriation Of Government Benefits False Adjustments In Residents’ Accounts Just like seniors under the care of unscrupulous caregivers in their own home, elderly residents of nursing homes are also at risk of financial elder abuse from financial predators within the […]

San Francisco Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Abuse Of Elderly Dementia Patients Caught On Camera

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Two Dementia Patients Injured By Assault Aide Seen Pushing Two Patients To The Ground On Surveillance Footage Charges Of Felony Elder Abuse California requires special qualifications for facilities taking care of dementia sufferers.  See, e.g., Cal. Code of Regulations § 87705 et seq.  Despite the regulations, some care […]

Dec 10, 2021 - Caregiver by |

San Francisco Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Elder Abuse Charges Against Care Facility Manager

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Violence Allegedly Caught On Surveillance Camera Camera Catches Abuse Of Dementia Patient Facility Manager Faces Four Charges Of Elder Abuse Many dementia sufferers and Alzheimer’s disease patients reside in memory care or assisted living facilities.  Nearly 50% of elders with dementia experience abuse or neglect according to reports  […]

San Francisco Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: $2 Million Verdict Against Senior Living Facility Placement Advisor

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Allegation That Advisor Recommended Inadequate Facility Facility Was Allegedly Not Equipped To Care For Elder Allegations That Records Were Altered To Qualify Patient For Facility Certain skilled nursing facility or assisted care facility residents require some particular type of care or monitoring.  Bedridden patients require frequent turning so […]

Alameda County Nursing Home Abuse Law Attorney: Caregiver Charged With Sexual Assault of 81-Year-Old Dementia Victim

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Police Use DNA Evidence To Identify Suspect Victim Has No Memory Of Anything Another Employee Reports Suspicions Nursing home residents are at risk of all varieties of elder abuse including sexual assault and rape. Statistics show that 20,000 incidents of sexual abuse, assault and rape in nursing homes […]

Orange County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Neglected Pressure Wounds (Bed Sores) Can Lead To Death

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Mortality Rates From Pressure Wounds Rising  Neglect, Negligence And Abandonment Of Patients Elderly At Heightened Risk Each year, approximately 60,000 people die of complications of pressure wounds or ulcers, also known as bed sores.  According to medical studies, individuals with pressure ulcers have a 4.5-times greater risk of […]

Marin County Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Nursing Home Caregiver Accused of Stealing $500,000 In Checks From Elderly Residents

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Caregiver Allegedly Stole Checks From Eight Residents Checks Forged And Cashed Out Of State Arrest For Numerous Criminal Counts Theft of cash, checks or credits card is a constant risk for seniors who have caregivers or other strangers enter their, particularly if the senior lives alone.  But seniors […]

Santa Cruz County Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Arrested For Alleged Morphine Overdose Of Hospice Patient

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Hospice Caregiver Arrested Allegedly Administered Medications Without License Victim Died From Toxic Effects Of Morphine Seniors under the care of in-home caregivers, or in nursing homes or under hospice care are are all vulnerable to the risk of elder physical abuse and neglect. Hospice patients are particularly vulnerable […]

Sonoma County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Risks Of Overmedication Of Seniors In Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Use Of Sedatives As Chemical Restraints Dangers To Seniors Of Psychotropic Drugs Recourse For Abuse Or Neglect Overmedication occurs when an elderly patient is given excessive amounts of a medication or unnecessary medications. Overmedication can happen by mistake or can be intentionally done. If a patient is overmedicated […]

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