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Category: Physical Elder Abuse

San Francisco and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: The Sad Truth Of Neglect In Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER All Nursing Home Residents At Risk Neglect Can Be As Fatal As Intentional Abuse Bedridden Patients Particularly at Risk Neglect of the elderly can be as harmful as intentional abuse. Nursing home residents requiring daily care are especially at risk. Understaffing increases the chances of neglect as fewer […]

May 21, 2020 - Caregiver by |

Marin County and California Nursing Home And Elder Abuse Attorneys: Wandering Off By Dementia Patients Can Be Fatal

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Wandering: A Real Danger With Alzheimer’s Sufferers Deaths From Wandering/Elopement Caregiver And Nursing Home Negligence Wandering (also known as elopement) is a common behavior for older persons suffering from dementia. The result can be fatal. Dementia sufferers are often under the care of in-home caregivers or facilities charged […]

Apr 27, 2020 - Caregiver by |

Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Wandering and Elopement for Dementia Patients Can Be Fatal

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Wandering: A Real Danger With Alzheimer’s Sufferers Deaths From Wandering/Elopement Wandering (also known as elopement) is a common behavior for older persons suffering from dementia, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. Many dementia patients reside in nursing homes and other care facilities where they need monitoring and supervision. When […]

California and Alameda County Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Sentenced For Voluntary Manslaughter And False Imprisonment Of Two Seniors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Fatal Caregiver Abuse Kidnapping and Neglect of Seniors for Financial Gain Caregiver abuse of the elderly and other dependent adults can be gruesome and deadly. In one horrific case, caregiver was sentenced recently to 13 years in state prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter and false imprisonment […]

Marin County and California Elder Abuse Attorneys: Elder Abuse May Be Nation’s Fastest Growing Crime

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Seniors at Risk of Financial and Physical Elder Abuse Over 5 Million Reported Cases Every Year Looking for Signs of Abuse Authorities estimate that elder abuse crimes against 5 million senior citizens are reported each year in the United States, a number equal to the combined total of […]

Feb 17, 2020 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and Bay Area Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Three-Quarters of US Nursing Homes are Understaffed

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Researchers Say About 75% of Homes are Understaffed Understaffing May Lead To Neglect or Abandonment Researchers from Harvard and Vanderbilt medical schools recently released a study estimating that over 70% of nursing homes self-reported that they had more staff members than their payroll records reflected. In particular, researchers […]

Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Overmedication in Nursing Homes and Assisted Care Facilities

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Dementia Patients Particularly Vulnerable Overuse of Anti-Psychotic Drugs Incomplete Information and “Informed Consent” Thousands of dementia patients in nursing homes are being overmedicated with psychotropic drugs every day throughout the United States. One recent study found that nursing homes administer unnecessary antipsychotic drugs to 179,000 patients every week. […]

Marin and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Physical Abuse and Overmedication in Nursing Homes and Assisted Care Facilities

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Dementia Patients Particularly Vulnerable Another Grave Risk: Anti-Psychotic Drugs Horrifying news of physical abuse and overmedication of nursing home and assisted living facility residents continue to come in from all around the United State and California.  In one recent report, facility staff routinely slapped, threatened and punched a […]

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