Most of our clients are children of elderly parents or relatives who suspect their family member is the victim of physical, emotional or financial abuse. It is almost unbelievable that elder abuse and fraud occur, but our firm sees a lot of it from care facilities, caregivers, scam artists and even family members.
At JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation in Woodland Hills, our clients’ well-being is our passion. We represent clients in Los Angeles County, Orange County and throughout California.
Your rights and best interests will be vigorously protected by our firm, and we will be your staunch advocates in any legal forum. Elder abuse can cause irreparable damages and losses (many that have life-threatening consequences from mistreatment and neglect), but pursuing financial compensation through a civil lawsuit can help you and your family cope with loss and recover to the fullest extent possible. Your choice to take legal action can also help save others from suffering from similar abuse in the future. In most cases, there is more than one victim.
Our elder abuse attorneys are committed advocates for victims in Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Francisco and throughout California. We examine patients’ medical records, caregiver and care facility hiring practices, organization training practices, staffing levels, standards of care and much more. We perform an in-depth investigation looking for evidence of abuse, neglect, misconduct and other wrongdoing. We know how to identify nursing home neglect and abuse, and we can help you achieve your legal goals while ensuring that your loved one is protected and properly cared for.
We know the tactics of scam artists and fraudsters. We also know how to find evidence of financial abuse perpetrated by caregivers, family members and fiduciaries. Anyone who can get access to financial accounts, personal information or valuable personal property has the ability to commit a host of crimes including:
Some of these types of fraud are frequently committed by the largest financial institutions in the country.
An elderly person’s will or power of attorney could be changed suddenly, family heirlooms or jewelry could be given away or sold for far less than their value, property could be deeded to another party and unnecessary large-ticket items could be purchased. These are other signs of financial abuse on the elderly and are most commonly seen from a family members.
We aggressively prosecute elder abuse in California. We can help you regain control and pursue compensation for losses and damages with proven, customized strategies.
Do not wait to contact us if you or a loved one has been the victim of elder abuse. We will start protecting you and take action against the responsible party immediately.