California Elder Abuse Eviction/Discharges Complaints Rise By 70% Over Five Years

California Elder Abuse Eviction/Discharges Complaints Rise By 70% Over Five Years

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The number of complaints specifically relating to improper eviction and discharge rose by 70% between 2012 and 2017, according to Joseph Rodrigues, California’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman. The total number of complaints in California to the ombudsman’s office was 1,504, and a recent KQED news report indicates that California is not alone among state-run long-term care […]

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Bringing a Wrongful Death Claim in California

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When a loved one dies prematurely as a result of the negligent, reckless, or intentional actions of another person or entity in California, certain family members of the deceased may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against those who caused the death, as well as their employer in some cases. It is not […]

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Five Reasons Why Elder Abuse and Neglect Is On the Rise

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As we have discussed here numerous times, Elder Abuse and Neglect is a widespread problem that appears to be getting worse over time. Statistics generally report that 1 in 10 seniors is a victim of elder abuse every single year. And while news reports will turn to the subject of elder abuse now and again, […]

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