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Tag: elder abuse

June 8, 2022 | At the Firm, News & Media, Tips & Information

Elder Abuse Awareness: 1 In 10 Older Adults Fall Victim To Abuse, Neglect. Here’s How to Help Prevent More Victims.

One in 10. That’s how many older adults are likely to become a victim of elder abuse. That could be your parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, neighbor or other loved …

May 24, 2022 | At the Firm, News & Media

Community Voices: Hope for those hurt by nursing-home neglect

Editor’s Note: The following article was printed in the May 20, 2022, issue of The Bakersfield Californian. You can read the newspaper version by clicking here, or read it online …

June 9, 2021 | Cases, Tips & Information

How to identify, report elder abuse and neglect, and raise awareness to end these tragic cases

It’s hard to imagine that anyone would deliberately want to harm an elderly person — senior citizens, after all, are some of our frailest and most vulnerable citizens. Yet, elder …

December 9, 2020 | News & Media, Video

Nursing homes become ‘ground zero’ during COVID crisis in the United States and Kern County, Al Jazeera reports

More than 60,000 nursing home residents have died of COVID-19 in the United States. They account for roughly a quarter of all coronavirus fatalities in the country. So, what makes …

June 3, 2020 | Cases, News & Media, Tips & Information

Elder abuse and neglect awareness is more important now than ever

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and there is not a more important time than now to protect and be mindful of our most vulnerable citizens. Senior residents have been …

May 6, 2020 | News & Media, Video

Chain | Cohn | Clark attorney Matt Clark discusses COVID-19 outbreak at local skilled nursing facility, and how to protect loved ones

A local skilled nursing facility is experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak affecting staff and residents alike, and Chain | Cohn | Clark spoke with media on what people can do to …

January 23, 2019 | Cases, News & Media

Big rig explosion, elder neglect, wrongful death lawsuits among Chain | Cohn | Clark active cases

The personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers at Chain | Cohn | Clark are involved in some of the most significant cases in the Central Valley, ranging from police misconduct …

December 26, 2018 | At the Firm, Cases, News & Media

Wrongful death, civil rights, elder abuse cases among notable cases resolved by Chain | Cohn | Clark in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Kern County’s leading accident, injury and workers’ compensation law firm Chain | Cohn | Clark takes a look back at noteworthy resolved cases, some …

June 13, 2018 | Community Service, Tips & Information

Elder Abuse Awareness: Coming together to stop violence towards our most vulnerable citizens

California sees 176,000 cases of reported elder abuse cases each year, with more than 4,000 reported in 2017, according to Kern County Aging & Adult Services. What’s worse is officials estimate …

August 2, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

Chain | Cohn | Clark files lawsuit against Bakersfield convalescent hospital after patient’s fall, death

Chain | Cohn | Clark has filed a lawsuit against Valley Convalescent Hospital in Bakersfield on behalf of the family of an 80-year-old patient who died as a result of …

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