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Irvine Elderly Physical Abuse Attorneys

Do Not Take Any Chances

In many cases, an elderly victim of nursing home abuse will be reluctant to tell family members about experiencing physical abuse, and family can be reluctant to believe that the care providers they trusted could actually commit physical abuse against the elderly relative in their care. However, it is important to get a team of experienced nursing home abuse lawyers involved as soon as possible if you suspect abuse, to retain evidence and get your case started. If you are seeing signs of abuse in your elderly relative who is in the nursing home — signs like bruises, welts or open sores — do not wait another minute.

Fernandez & Lauby LLP provides experienced counsel and litigation services to families affected by nursing home abuse. If you have been a victim, or if you suspect that someone you love is being physically abused by nursing home, assisted living facility or home health care staff, contact us for a free initial consultation. Our Riverside elderly physical abuse lawyers will take the time to learn your story and help you understand your rights and options.

Types of Physical Abuse Against Elders

We have represented clients in a wide variety of elder abuse cases, including:

  • Overmedication as a means of restraint
  • Excessive use of physical restraints
  • Excessive force while administering physical restraints
  • Sexual abuse

These abuses take place in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and in home health care programs. When the professionals charged with caring for you or your elderly relative commit abuse, it is a betrayal of trust. We can fight for your rights, your dignity and the compensation you deserve for the injustice you have experienced.

Call for a Free Initial Consultation ∙ Southern California Elder Abuse Attorneys

Talk with one of our nursing home abuse lawyers to find out how our highly experienced and resourceful team can help serve your case. Call 951-321-6009, 888-959-8508 toll free, or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with an elderly rights protection lawyer from Fernandez & Lauby LLP.

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4590 Allstate Drive
Riverside, CA 92501
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7700 Irvine Center Dr, Ste 800
Irvine, CA 92618
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