When the safety and well-being of your loved ones is in jeopardy, the Paso Robles elder abuse law firm of at James McKiernan Lawyers are here to help. When you place a parent, grandparent, friend or family member in an assisted-living or skilled-nursing facility, the last thing you expect is abuse or neglect. But some unscrupulous people may take advantage of someone you love, either financially, physically, sexually or mentally. If a loved one has been a victim of elder abuse or negligence, it’s time to take legal action.

A Compassionate Paso Robles Elder Abuse Law Firm

As a resident of a nursing home, your loved one has certain legal rights. According to California law, caretakers must uphold residents’ rights to medical treatment, quality of life, privacy, visits, transfer, confidentiality, discharge, and freedom from restraint and abuse. Your loved one’s basic rights are:

If you feel your friend or family member’s rights have been infringed upon, speak with our Paso Robles elder abuse law firm right away. An attorney can help you obtain compensation for your loved one — and expose negligent nursing home facilities and caretakers. Abusive caretakers may even face criminal prosecution.

Signs of Elder Abuse

The first step in stopping elder abuse is recognizing it. When you visit your loved one in an assisted-living or skilled-nursing facility, check for the following signs of abuse:

Don’t be afraid to be the voice of advocacy for your elderly loved one. If you suspect abuse, an elder abuse lawyer in Paso Robles can act as an advocate for the person you love. James McKiernan Lawyers has vast experience litigating nursing-home-abuse matters.

Put Our Paso Robles Elder Abuse Law Firm To Work For You

As soon as you suspect abuse, pick up the phone or go online and contact James McKiernan Lawyers. An attorney will evaluate your case, free of charge, and act quickly to end the abuse. We can help you obtain fair and adequate compensation for your loved one’s suffering. Contact our Paso Robles elder abuse law firm today at 800-200-HURT to schedule your free initial consultation.

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