California Elder Financial Abuse: What Is It?

Elder financial abuse is a growing trend against dependent adults and those age 65 and older. California laws which protect seniors in nursing homes, adult day care facilities and in-home health care have now been extended to financial matters. Our legal expert explained the law, and its applicable statute of limitations, in a recent interview.

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How Can A California Elder Financial Abuse Attorney Help You?

If you or someone you know has been the victim of elder or dependent financial abuse, it’s important to know how an attorney can help you, what it might cost and whether other agencies and organizations such as AARP, NCEA or state insurance departments can provide the right kind of assistance. J. Niley Dorit, a California attorney whose practice represents those injured by elder and dependent financial and nursing home abuse, provided the answers in a recent interview.

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Elder Financial Abuse in California: Placing Trust In Others That Is Often Broken

Millions of elderly and dependent Americans rely upon others to manage their affairs. Not only do they place their trust in those who run nursing homes, adult day care centers and in home health care services, they also place their trust in financial advisors, insurance agents, life insurance agents, annuity insurance agents, stock brokers, bankers, trustees – and even family members. Unfortunately, those trusts are often broken.

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California Elder and Nursing Home Abuse: What Is It?

Cases involving abuse against the elderly abuse and dependent care abuse in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care can be tragic. They involve the abuse and neglect of those who are in the care and custody of another. However, contrary to what many believe, the abuse and neglect isn’t just physical. To find out more, we asked J. Niley Dorit, a California elder law lawyer whose practice consists of elder and dependent neglect, elder and dependent abuse, medical malpractice and general personal injury cases.

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California Elderly Abuse In Nursing Homes: What Really Happens

A wide range of facilities exist that provide care to elderly and dependent people. Some are licensed; others are not. In a recent interview, J. Niley Dorit, a California elder law lawyer whose practice consists of elder and dependent neglect, elder and dependent abuse, medical malpractice and general personal injury cases, provided us with information about what really happens in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care situations.

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California Elder Abuse Lawsuits: How Are They Typically Resolved?

Elder abuse and dependent abuse cases involve the neglect and mistreatment of senior citizens and those in the care and custody of others such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care situations often involve horrific circumstances. While not all of these cases result in litigation, many do. So, how are those typically resolve

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