Los Angeles Senior Citizen Financial Abuse Attorneys

Protecting Victims of Financial Exploitation

Over the past few decades the state of California, as well as the rest of the country, has made big strides to improve the standard of care for our elderly community. New regulations, funding and oversight have greatly improved the conditions of Los Angeles area nursing homes and elder care facilities. Yet for all of these improvements, the level of abuse and mistreatment of elders remains unacceptably high. How often do you turn on the nightly news or read online about another elder abuse case in Los Angeles? On top of that, one of the most common abuse problems, financial abuse, is badly under reported. If your elderly loved one has been injured in any way while living in a nursing home or care facility, the personal injury attorneys at Kahn Roven, LLP are prepared to help you and your family get the compensation you deserve. We have extensive experience helping the older members of our community and we realize how very difficult elder abuse cases can be. Remember – help is available and you have many legal options. Just call our office and schedule a confidential consultation to discuss your case. Our number is (844) 9-INJURED.

What Are The Different Types of Financial Abuse?

Like other forms of abuse – such as physical, emotional and sexual – financial abuse can take on a variety of forms. In most instances it greatly depends on where your loved one is staying, who is providing for them on an hourly basis and how much contact does your family member have with the outside world. For instance, if your family member is residing in a nursing home, there are far more people involved in their care, which means there could be far greater chance for petty theft and those types of smaller crimes. On the other hand, if they are being cared for in a private residence, with only one other person, there could be a much higher risk for significant economic loss. Of course, these are only examples and your situation could be totally different. The following are some additional types of financial abuse to consider:
  • Forged financial documents
  • Excessive billing for minimal care
  • Items of value missing from the individual’s room
  • Unauthorized transfers from the individual’s bank account
  • Sudden and abrupt changes in an individual’s will and banking behavior

Why Do I Need a Los Angeles Elder Abuse Attorney?

Taking action against a negligent caregiver can be one of the most difficult things a person can do. It’s important to have strong representation at your side, providing a clear and valued counsel. At Kahn Roven, LLP our goal is help you successfully navigate this situation and regain what has been taken from your family. For more information, contact our office and speak with a representative today, at (844) 9-INJURED.