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What is Elder Abuse?

What is elder abuse? In general, elder abuse refers to intentional or neglectful acts by a caregiver or “trusted” individual that lead to, or may lead […]


Nursing Home Resident Dropped Six Times Before her 7th Fatal Fall Causing Her Wrongful Death

A Virginia family is suing their mother’s former nursing home over her death following a fall. The woman, Fannye Doris Holden Scruggs Rorer, was an amputee […]


A Party Engaged in Arbitration Who is Unable to Afford to Continue In such Forum may Now Seek Financial Relief in the State of California

When a party who has engaged in arbitration in good faith, is unable to afford to continue in such a forum, that party may seek relief […]


Neglected Bedsores Caused Wrongful Death of Skilled Nursing Home Resident

The family of a nursing home resident who died — at least in part, due to pressure ulcers — can pursue punitive damages in a wrongful […]


Sacramento Elder Abuse: Resident Dies of Severely Infected Stage IV Bed Sores which Led to Sepsis

An Elderly Sacramento resident age 81, admitted to a Sacramento area skilled nursing facility, suffering from dementia, legally blind, actually died as a result of severely infected Stage […]


What are the signs of Elder Abuse?

What are the signs of Elder Abuse? About 1 in 10 Americans over age 60 have experienced some form of elder abuse, according to the National Council on […]


Development of Bedsores in Nursing Homes Are Considered Never Events!!!

A Los Angeles, California client’s  father died as a result of bedsores he received while living in a private nursing home in South Los Angeles. The report from the California […]


Caretaker in Sacramento Found Guilty in Elder Sexual Abuse Case

In another startling story, James Harold Garner of Sacramento was convicted of elder sexual abuse. Garner was only 28 when he repeatedly assaulted the disabled elderly […]


How You Can Help Reduce Instances of Elder Abuse

A study conducted by the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has found that approximately five percent of the elder population has been a […]


Basic Rights and Liabilities Concerning Nursing Home Admissions in the State of California

When you are admitted to a nursing home, you will be asked to sign an admission agreement that explains your rights and responsibilities and those of […]



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