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Elder Abuse

Representative cases:

Plaintiff entered defendant care facility while her daughter, a licensed vocational nurse, underwent her own medical treatment. Care facility contended that plaintiff had preexisting decubitus ulcers when she entered the facility. Daughter disputed any preexisting bedsores.  During mediation, it was discovered that intake records had been altered by medical staff. 

Resident of elder care facility choked and died when facility failed to serve prescribed diet.

Elderly plaintiff fell and fractured his hip resulting in more severe immobility.

Elderly mother and three children claim that defendant daughter forged mother's signature on a grant deed to acquire her house.

Claims of fraud and abuse by daughter of elderly parents who transferred title to real property into her name, obtained loans, sold the home and caused their eviction.

Nurse terminated for alleged poor performance and violation of medical care protocol resulting in life-threatening injuries to elder patient.

Allegations of elder abuse against transport company for failure to properly secure elderly man's wheelchair, causing him to slide out of the wheel chair and break his leg.

Elderly plaintiff purchased timeshare points.  He purchased additional points on two other occasions with the understanding that he would not have to pay annual maintenance fees.  Defendant disputes Plaintiff's claims and states that he is bound by written contract.

Elderly plaintiff claimed excessive force (42 USC 1983), negligence, assault, battery, elder abuse and other causes of action by law enforcement officers during an unlawful arrest. Defense claimed plaintiff impeded investigation, resisted reasonable and appropriate force during a lawful arrest and could not satisfy Monel requirements to establish liability of the local entity. Plaintiff sustained serious medical injuries. 

Specializes in mediations alleging physical and financial elder abuse suits against adult care facilities, among family members, violations of the Elder Abuse Act, alleging substandard custodial care, accounting deficiencies, fraudulent transfer, management and disposition of assets, financial elder abuse and wrongful death.