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Elder Sexual & Physical Abuse

Long Beach Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

If you have observed potential signs of sexual or physical abuse in an elderly loved one, you need to act quickly to protect their well-being. In addition to stopping abuse here and now, you may be able to take legal action against the perpetrator or their employer, holding them accountable and pursuing financial compensation for the injuries your loved one has experienced. As Long Beach elder abuse lawyers, we at Garcia & Artigliere can help you understand how to approach this difficult situation. If your loved one is in immediate danger or needs emergency medical care, however, call 911 and then seek counsel.

For more information and to learn more about our firm’s elder abuse practice, call (562) 608-1425 we are passionate about advocating for the rights of elderly victims of sexual and physical abuse.

What Is Elder Sexual Abuse?

Elder sexual abuse may be described as any type of nonconsensual sexual contact with an adult aged 60 years or older. This includes inappropriately touching or committing a sexual act against:

  • An elderly person against his/her will; or
  • An elderly person who is unable to give consent due to mental/physical incapacity.

Types of Elder Physical Abuse

Elder physical abuse can take on many forms and involves physically harming an older adult. This includes any type of injurious contact, such as:

  • Hitting, kicking, slapping, and punching
  • Using excessive or unreasonable force
  • Unnecessary use of restraints
  • Burning
  • Choking

Contact Garcia & Artigliere Today

Attempting to right the wrongs caused by elder physical or sexual abuse can be extremely challenging. That is why our firm is here – to act as a voice for the voiceless. In the fight against elder abuse, our Long Beach nursing home abuse attorneys are committed to doing everything in our power to bring abusive caregivers and negligent facilities to justice.

Call (562) 608-1425 or contact us online for a free, confidential consultation with one of our skilled legal professionals. Se habla español.

Why Hire
Garcia & Artigliere?

  • Founder Stephen M. Garcia has served as lead counsel in more than 2,500 elder and/or dependent adult abuse cases.
  • Garcia & Artigliere has served as counsel on behalf on consumers throughout the United States in matters resulting in over $1.3 billion in settlements and jury verdicts.
  • At Garcia & Artigliere, you will never be charged a fee - not even court costs or expenses - until we win your case.
  • The firm is known for successfully handling the most complex cases of elder neglect and mistreatment.
NOTABLE VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS
  • $38,600,000

    Obtained a $38.6 million settlement, considered to be the largest Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act settlement (EADACPA) in ...

  • $5,400,000

    Elder abuse attorney Stephen M. Garcia successfully resolved a matter for an 87-year-old woman who was repeatedly sexually molested by the co-manager ...

  • $4,500,000

    Elder abuse attorney Stephen M. Garcia settled a California class action for $4.5 million and an Oregon class action for $1 million against a nursing ...

  • $1,500,000

    Elder abuse attorney Stephen M. Garcia obtained a $1.5 million verdict for the family of a woman who died from more than 10 pressure sores, many of ...

  • $1,300,000

    Elder abuse attorney Stephen M. Garcia obtained a judgment of more than $1.3 million against a residential care facility for elder abuse and wrongful ...

  • $1,300,000

    An elderly man was severely neglected by nursing home staff members and died as a result of the facility’s chronic under-staffing and under-budgeting. ...

Contact Garcia &
Artigliere

We offer a free, no-obligation, and confidential consultation. At Garcia &
Artigliere there is no fee - not even court costs - unless we win your
case. Call (562) 608-1425 Today!

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