Johnson Moore excels in cases against nursing homes and assisted living facilities brought on behalf of abused and neglected elders and dependent adults. Attorney Johnson has been widely recognized for large settlements and favorable trial verdicts. He was honored as Trial Lawyer Of The Year by the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association, and chosen as a finalist for Street Fighter Of The Year by the Consumer Attorneys Of California.
Mr. Johnson and Ms. Moore are also proud members of the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), and a founding member of Elder Justice Advocates. This is a group of Elder Abuse attorneys throughout California who, along with their clients, pledge a portion of every case to the prevention of further abuse and neglect. For more about this program, please click here, or on the Elder Justice Advocate link to the left.
If a loved one is suffering from improper care, abuse, or is being taken advantage of by staff at an assisted living facility or nursing home, we can help. From thorough investigation, to skillful negotiation to aggressive litigation, our attorneys are ready to work for you. We handle cases throughout California and can also assist in out-of-state matters. The Johnson Moore, APC actively pursue civil Elder Abuse and Neglect cases in California. Elder Abuse and Neglect are terms defined by statutes, and include such things as malnutrition, dehydration, bedsores, falls, broken bones, physical neglect and physical abuse. Common signs of neglect could be weight loss, dehydration, bedsores, infections, incontinence, poor personal hygiene, withdrawal or other unexplained lack of communication. Physical abuse may include a physical attack or signs of bruising or broken bones.
In California, the lawmakers decided to protect seniors over the age of 65 from acts of abuse & neglect. Special protections were put in place to encourage private lawyers, like Ms. Moore to fight back on behalf of the vulnerable, elderly population. This law is known as the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, or EADACPA. It can be found in Welfare & Institutions Code § 15600 et seq.
According to this law, the legislature recognized that abuse and neglect of our elders was occurring; that the elders were vulnerable and in need of special protection; and that criminal arrests and civil lawsuits were rare due to problems of proof, court delays and lack of financial incentives to prosecute claims. Recognizing these problems, the legislature declared it was the goal of this legislation “to enable interested persons to engage attorneys to take up the cause of abuse elderly persons and dependent adults.”
At Johnson Moore, APC, we have taken up the cause. The primary focus of this firm is the prosecution of lawsuits under the Elder Abuse Act. Each family has a story to tell. We listen. If the facts you describe fall within the protections of this set of laws, we can give you a voice and tell your story.
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From our offices in Ventura County, we help people throughout California. Due to our expertise, we have even helped many attorneys and clients in other states in extensive litigation, getting maximum monetary recovery for victims and their affected families. Please do not hesitate to make things better. To schedule a confidential consultation with a dedicated and experienced attorney, fill out the case evaluation banner or call 805-988-3661