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Sep 29, 2022 - Caregiver by |

San Francisco Elder And Dependent Adult Abuse Attorney: Arrests For Assault Ad Neglect In Group Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Caregiver Facing Abuse Charges Allegedly Assaulted Disabled Resident Victim Struck In Face Hundreds of thousands of Californians live in care facilities ranging from skilled nursing facilities to group homes.  Residents are typically seniors or dependent adults with disabilities conditions precluding them from living independently outside a facility. Just […]

San Mateo County Elder Abuse Attorney: Dementia Sufferer Dies At Assisted Living Facility After Being Served Dishwashing Liquid To Drink

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER 93-Year-Old Resident Dies And Two Others Hospitalized Mistakenly Served Dishwashing Liquid Instead Of Juice Police And Department Of Social Services Investigating Dementia sufferers are extremely vulnerable to abuse and neglect because they may not even be aware of what is happening to them or able to communicate about […]

San Francisco Elder And Dependent Adult Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Accused Of Dragging Disabled Patient By The Hair, Ripping It Out

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Caregiver Arrested For Appalling Abuse Allegedly Dragged Disabled Person By The Hair Charged With Dependent Adult Abuse Felony Physical assault is a crime and, when perpetrated on a senior or dependent adult, is an additional crime of elder/dependent adult abuse and grounds for civil liability for damages.  Penal […]

Orange County Elder Abuse Attorney: Allegations Of Neglect In Continued Care Facility

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Alleged Abuse And Neglect At Continued Care Facility 74-Year-Old Patient Reportedly Left In Filth And Covered With Bed Sores Facility Previously Cited For Numerous Health Code Violations According to State reports, close to half a million California seniors and dependent adults reside in some kind of care facility.  […]

Santa Clara County Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Sentenced For Stealing Thousands From 88-Year-Old Assisted Living Facility Resident

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Allegedly Used Victim’s Money For Personal Expenses Two-Year Investigation Conducted By Authorities 18 Month Prison Term, 10-Years Probation And Restitution Residents of skilled nursing facilities and assisted care facilities are vulnerable to financial elder abuse just like those seniors who live in their homes under the care of […]

San Francisco Elder Abuse Attorney: Neglect and Elder Abuse In Group Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Eighteen Counts Of Neglect And Elder Abuse Against Home Operator Owner Allegedly Recruited Residents Operator Allegedly Collected Government Funds Evans Law Firm, Inc. represents victims of dependent adult abuse in hospitals, nursing homes or other care facilities throughout the State of California, including small care or group homes […]

San Francisco Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Surveillance Cameras In Nursing Home Rooms

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Generally Consent Required Rules For Installing Surveillance Cameras In Nursing Homes Using Cameras to Monitor Care As a general rule, California requires 2-party consent for audio and video recordings.  See Cal. Penal Code §§ 632(recording confidential communications without consent is invasion of privacy) and 637.2(penalties on persons recording […]

San Francisco Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Dangers of Overmedication Of Nursing Home Residents

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Why Nursing Homes Overmedicate Dangers of Overmedicating Laws Regulating Medications In Facilities Study results indicate that nursing homes may resort to overmedication to make it easier to manage residents. One report from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) revealed that skilled nursing facilities may disregard federal regulations […]

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