California Nursing Home Abuse Victim Awarded $12.5M After Being Sexually Assaulted

A 94 year old California woman with dementia was awarded $12.5 million after being sexually assaulted by a nursing home aide. Details of the assault, the way nursing home management handled the matter and how the company cut corners to save money are equally astounding’ and the verdict is a victory for those injured while in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or adult day care.

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$640M Verdict in California Nursing Home Lawsuit

A California jury sent a serious message to nursing homes across the country when it slapped Orange County’s Skilled Healthcare Group with a $640 million verdict for consistently keeping its 22 nursing homes understaffed and putting senior citizens and other patients at risk of injury or death.

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How Can A California Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Help You?

Elder care abuse and dependent care abuse cases resulting from nursing homes, assisted living facilities or home health care situations are difficult not only for the victims of the abuse, but also for their families and friends who might discover the abuse. These situations may or may not be able to be resolved directly with facility. So, how can a California nursing home abuse attorney help you?

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California Nursing Home Abuse Cases: How They Differs From Personal Injury & Med Mal

Nursing home abuse cases concerning the elderly and those who are dependent upon others, differs from typical personal injury or medical malpractice cases. Elder abuse and dependent care abuse cases involve injured victims (seniors or dependents) who are under the care and custody of another person in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or through home health care. Our legal expert says that licensing and relationships are generally the main distinctions between these cases.

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California Nursing Home Abuse: How To Recognize Red Flags

Elder care and dependent care facilities such as nursing homes and assisted living or home care situations serve an important purpose for those who require the type of care that often cannot be provided by loved ones. However, while some facilities may look nice, the care they provide may be sub-standard. Therefore, it’s important to recognize the red flags.

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California Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits: What Damages Are Available?

The damages available to victims of elder abuse and dependent care abuse in long term care facilities such as nursing homes, or even in assisted living facilities and home health care situations, are similar to those available in traditional personal injury or medical malpractice claims; however, there are some important differences and additional remedies are often available.

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