• Elder Abuse and the Importance of Consulting With an Attorney

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    Many people may not be aware of the prevalence of elder abuse within the United States. On an annual basis, over two million cases are reported. While it is important to note that these cases were, in fact, reported, there are others which unfortunately have not been. Given this, it is likely that a large percentage of elderly Americans continue to experience abuse and neglect.

    It has been estimated that many elderly Americans will experience some level of abuse during their lives. Recent figures indicate that this currently applies to one out of every ten senior citizens. While this abuse may occur at home, it is also a common occurrence in facilities that care for the elderly, such as nursing homes.

    A recent report showed that more than 90% of the individuals living in nursing homes have Continue Reading