Updated Friday, July 31st, 2020
CANHR Elder and Dependent Abuse Attorneys pursue cases that involve abuse or neglect in health care facilities.
For Injuries related to:
- Physical Abuse or Neglect
- Dehydration / Malnutrition
- Bedsores (Decubitus Ulcers)
- Medical Neglect
- Falls and Physical Injury
- Residents’ Rights
Click here for Attorney Referral
If you or a loved one is experiencing elder abuse in their home by a family member, caregiver or friend:
Contact Adult Protective Services (APS)
If it is an emergency: Dial 911.
CANHR’S LITIGATION ARTICLES:
- Click here to read an article about Nursing Home Litigation
- Click here to read an article about Residential Care Litigation
- Health Care Malpractice Experience
Within five years prior to joining the panel the attorney must have handled to completion at least five health care malpractice cases.
- Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Cases
The attorney must have tried or settled at least three Elder abuse or Dependent Adult Abuse cases. At least one of those cases must have been based on injuries to a nursing home resident who was living at the time the action was filed, and at least one must have been based on injuries to a nursing home resident who was deceased at the time the action was filed.
- Case Work and Continuing Education
Before being accepted to the panel, an attorney must have taken depositions of at least ten nursing home employees. All attorneys must have attended at least one litigation training sponsored by CANHR, the American Trial Lawyer’s Association, or some other Minimum Continuing Legal Education provider approved by the CANHR Lawyer Referral Service (LRS).
CANHR’S ELDER LAW ATTORNEYS
The attorneys selected to be members of CANHR’s Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) are committed to serving the needs of seniors and their loved ones. All of the attorneys are highly qualified and must meet rigorous training standards in order to be selected, and to remain, on CANHR’s LRS panels. Click on a title below for more information on each area of practice.