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Elder Abuse Legal News Articles & Interviews
July 1, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Assisted Living Center ]
Lancaster, CA The son of an 89-year-old woman who died of heat stroke has filed a lawsuit alleging elder care neglect on the part of the home. The wrongful death lawsuit claims the home where the victim lived was negligent in allowing the victim to develop heat stroke.
February 4, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Families Should Be on Guard for Nursing Home Neglect ]
New York, NY Families of nursing home residents need to be on guard says personal injury and medical malpractice attorney Paul Dansker. "There are a few basic problems that occur over and over again," says Dansker. "And those problems can be very, very dangerous."
January 28, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Sexual Violence Against Female Residents of Chicago Nursing Homes ]
Chicago, IL Authorities in Chicago are reporting the investigation of 86 cases of sexual violence against elderly residents of nursing homes in the city. Some crimes reportedly go back to July 2007.
October 27, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Government Probe into Elder Abuse Reveals Wide Spread Fraud ]
Washington, DC A government investigation into hundreds of allegations of elder abuse has found that court appointed guardians of incapacitated seniors are not screened or monitored, with serious, if not life threatening consequences.
November 22, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Elder Care a Ticking Time Bomb in Illinois? ]
Chicago, IL A troubling elder care story coming out of Chicago underscores concern over nursing home neglect and related issues in Illinois. As the investigation continues, elder care law will be tested.