Many elder abuse cases go undetected each year despite mandatory elder abuse reporting laws in most states.
Elder abuse involves acts by a caregiver that cause harm or put an elderly person’s well-being in jeopardy.Elder abuse can take many forms, including:
- Physical: Using physical force to harm a victim
- Emotional: Causing a victim to suffer emotional distress
- Sexual: Forcing non-consensual sexual contact
- Financial: Stealing money, valuable information and/or personal property
Do you suspect your loved one is being mistreated? We can help.
Contact our firm for assistance if you suspect a friend or family member is being abused in a nursing home. We can investigate the situation and answer any legal questions you may have.