Law Office of Joseph Younes

ELDER CARE ABUSE

The World Health Organization describes Elder Abuse as, “a violation of human rights and a significant cause of illness, injury, loss of productivity, isolation and despair.” The dedicated Chicago attorneys and support staff of The Law Offices Of Joseph Younes, P.C. will work on behalf of the abused party or family member so as ensure that any and all abuse is immediately terminated, that the responsible parties be held accountable and any and all monetary damages due are quickly recovered.

What Is Elder Care Abuse?

Elder Abuse can take many forms and it is common for an elderly person to be a victim of multiple types of mistreatment, including, but not limited to:

  • Neglect
  • Abandonment
  • Physical Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Exploitation

Some signs of elder care abuse may be overt and easy to determine, such as bruises or other obvious, physical injuries, while other signs may be far more difficult to determine. Warning signs of elder care abuse may include the following:

  • Bruises, pressure marks, broken bones, abrasions, and burns
  • Poor hygiene, unattended medical care, bedsores and unusual weight loss
  • Sudden change in alertness, or unusual depression
  • Tension between the caregiver and the elderly patient

The staff of The Law Offices Of Joseph Younes, P.C. will work with you so as to determine whether an elderly person has been the victim of abuse, decide on the proper course of action and quickly reach a resolution. Fees are paid upon successful recovery of the claim.

Please contact us today for a NO CHARGE CASE EVALUATION as a first step in resolving your elder care abuse case.

More information about determining and preventing elder care abuse can be found at the website of the National Center on Elder Abuse.

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