Walnut Creek Elder Abuse Attorneys
Standing Up for Victims of Elder Abuse & Neglect in the East Bay Area
Under Penal Code 368 PC, elder abuse can take many forms, including physical abuse, financial abuse, or physical neglect. If your elderly loved one has suffered one or more of these kinds of abuse in the care of another party, such as a nursing home or care facility, it is very important that you seek assistance from an experienced elder abuse attorney in Walnut Creek.
At Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, our legal team has helped many families in the Bay Area seek full and fair compensation in elder and nursing home abuse cases. We are dedicated in obtaining justice for any harm caused to an elderly loved one. These are devastating situations, and we have the experience and knowledge to effectively represent you through this time.
Do not wait to seek legal counsel. Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation: (925) 275-5592.
Holding Caregivers Accountable for Neglect & Abuse
Our experience includes both negotiating settlements and litigating elder abuse cases on behalf of victims and their families. In addition, we work with all the right experts, such as forensic doctors and economists to help build a strong case on your loved one's behalf.
Walnut Creek elder abuse lawyers can assist with cases involving:
- Nursing home abuse
- Nursing home neglect
- Physical abuse
- Financial abuse
- Wrongful death
- Skilled nursing facility abuse or neglect
Penal Code 368 PC is the statute that covers elder abuse laws in California. It states that elder abuse can be prosecuted as either a felony or a misdemeanor dependant on all the factors of the case. This means that the court is willing to take cases of elder abuse very seriously. You will need a powerful attorney by your side, however, to fight for just compensation. We can help you ensure that the law is justly upheld.
Proven Success in Elder Abuse Cases
Our track record in elder abuse cases speaks for itself:
- $700,000 recovery: Case involved elderly patient with Alzheimer's who suffered second-degree burns, heat stroke and heart attack due to caregiver's neglect.
- $700,000 recovery (2000): Case involved patient in a long-term care facility, neglected to the point of suffering a chronic infection.
- $350,000 recovery (2003): Case involved patient suffering from bedsores.
Helping Victims & Families of Elder Abuse—Call (925) 275-5592
If you believe that your elderly loved one is suffering from some type of elder abuse, whether financial abuse, physical abuse, or physical neglect, contact us today for trusted counsel from our Walnut Creek elder abuse attorneys. Our team can help build a strong case against all responsible parties involved.