Nursing homes, assisted living facilities and caretakers all have the inalienable duty to provide the best possible care for the elderly and disabled who are under their care. Any lapse in security, safety, or training could lead to the intentional or inadvertent harm of an elder.
At Kaiser Gornick LLP, we believe in doing the right thing for our clients and their families. When we hear that someone in our community has suffered from elder abuse, we want to be the legal team to pursue both justice and compensation. While no amount of financial winnings in a case can undo the emotional and physical harm, it can help you and your elder find peace of mind after a tragic incident of elder abuse.Discover what 60+ years of total experience can do for your case. Contact our San Francisco Bay Area elder abuse lawyers now.
Many cases of elder abuse are carried out by negligent caretakers skimping on duties, or malicious caretakers who would do the elder harm for personal gain. Although, some elder abuse incidents are caused by other residents within a nursing home or assisted living facility. The liability for such a case could still be brought upon the nursing home for failing to provide adequate supervision and security measures. In order to better pinpoint liability, let our San Francisco injury attorneys know what happened by calling (800) 824-8234 and requesting a free consultation with our firm.
Elder abuse does not necessarily mean physical violence against an elder. There are many different types of elder abuse, some of which are nonphysical in nature. It is important to be able to identify all forms of elder abuse in order to bring it to a stop and for filing an accurate claim.Elder abuse takes many forms, such as:
Elders who routinely experience some form of elder abuse are often too afraid to speak up and ask for help to stop it. In other situations, elders will not have the cognitive ability to recognize the abuse at all. Family members of elders must often be the ones to identify that elder abuse is happening and take action.An elder may exhibit or display the following signs of elder abuse:
If you have reason to believe your elder is being harmed, please consider ways to remedy the situation. When immediate danger is present, you should call the authorities and take steps to remove your elder from that caretaker, assisted living facility, or nursing home.
Your elder might be depending solely on you to help them escape elder abuse and seek compensation. Do not hesitate to contact our elder abuse lawyers the moment you know you need help with a case. We always act quickly when managing elder abuse cases, for we know that time is of the essence and someone’s wellbeing might still be on the line. There can be no rest for our legal team until we have done everything we can to obtain a maximized compensation amount for you and your family after an unjust incident of elder abuse. With offices in Foster City and Walnut Creek, our attorneys are ready to help your elder stand up for his or her rights.Kaiser Gornick LLP genuinely wants to help you through this difficult time. Contact us today to ask about retaining our services.