Elder Abuse in California Hospitals | What to Know

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If you suspect that your loved one is experiencing hospital elder abuse, do not wait to reach out to our firm right away to discuss your options. Our legal team is on your side. Contact us today to speak with a skilled California nursing home abuse lawyer today. We are on your side.

What signs should you look out for with elder abuse in hospitals?

Our firm recognizes the pain people face when finding out that their loved one has been harmed in a hospital. You will want to recognize that there are a number of different signs that insinuate elder abuse in hospitals. Look out for the following so that you can put an end to any unacceptable behavior:

  • Falls and fractures
  • Dehydration/malnutrition
  • Significant and sudden weight loss
  • Infections
  • Wandering or elopement
  • Bedsores
  • Bruises or cuts
  • Overmedicating patients, or prescribing the wrong medication altogether

If you or anyone else has witnessed any of the above indications, it is essential that action is taken right away to stop any additional harm to your loved one. In many cases, a person’s loved one’s life can be put in jeopardy. Reach out to our firm today to learn more about elder abuse in hospitals and how we can help you. Our legal team is committed to ensuring that your loved one is safe and protected. Give us a call today.

How long after an incident of elder abuse can someone file an elder abuse claim?

Keep in mind that the state of California provides you with a specific time period to file an elder abuse claim, also referred to as the statute of limitations. In most cases, the statute of limitations for elder abuse claims in California is two years. Failing to file within two years will most likely lose a person’s right to pursue legal action. That is why if you are in this unfortunate situation, a California elder abuse at our firm help you begin the claims process and walk you through it each step of the way while making sure you meet all of your claim’s important deadlines. All you have to do is pick up the phone and give us a call. You can also visit our website to learn more. Regardless, our legal team has experience in this field in defending those who have faced elder abuse. We are ready to help you.

Contact our experienced California firm

Here at Cowdrey Jenkins, LLP, we have significant experience representing clients through a wide array of elder abuse matters, and we are prepared to assist you as well. No one should have to face the issue of elder abuse on their own. Contact us today to learn more about how we can guide you through each facet of the legal process ahead.