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Category: San Francisco Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Sexual Assault in Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Residents at Risk of Negligence, Neglect and Intentional Abuse Cases of Sexual Assaults and Rape Increase Nursing home abuse includes negligent abuse and neglect, and intentional abuse such as sexual assault and rape or intentional overmedication of residents. Incidents of sexual assault and rape are particularly horrific but […]

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. […]

San Francisco and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Rape and Sexual Assault in Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Horrific Stories of Abuse, Assault and Rape of Nursing Home Residents Stories of rape and sexual assault of nursing home residents are gruesome and nightmarish. But the reality is that nursing home residents are particularly vulnerable to rape and sexual assault from nursing home staff and from intruders. […]

San Mateo County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Reporting Nursing Home Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Notify Authorities But Always Seek Counsel In California, anyone with a complaint about a nursing home can file that complaint with the Licensing and Certification Division of the California Department of Public Health (DPH). Complaints may concern abuse, neglect, poor care, injuries from elopement or wandering, lack of […]

San Francisco, Santa Clara County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Patient Evictions

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes Resident Evictions Complaints about allegedly improper evictions and discharges from nursing homes are on the rise in California according to government data. Such complaints have risen 70% in the last five years reaching 1,504 complaints during the past year alone. These complaints are […]

Oct 16, 2015 - Assisted Living by |

Elder Abuse in a New Guise?

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER In the wake of Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of the End of Life Option Act, California has become the sixth state in the US to allow physician assisted suicide. While the bill offers those in excruciating pain or discomfort the agency to end their own lives, some disability […]

Aug 27, 2015 - Bay Area by |

Cases of Negligence in Nursing Homes Skyrockets

Cases of Negligence in Nursing Homes Skyrockets ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER As 78 million “baby boomers” in America reach retirement age, there is an increased demand for nursing homes across the country. The Kaiser Family Health Foundation estimates that nearly 1.5 million senior citizens already reside in nursing homes and this number […]

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