Category: Elder Abuse

Our Phoenix elder abuse attorneys urge everyone to report nursing home abuse and neglect.

With more than 3.2 million people residing in nursing homes, abuse and neglect is a growing problem in Arizona and across the country. According to a publication by the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), nearly one out of every three nursing homes, in a two-year period, received citations for…

medical doctors and nurses

In Arizona, it is illegal to abuse, neglect, or exploit a “vulnerable” adult. But under the law, can the perpetrators of “elder abuse” only be confined to nursing home facilities or individuals charged with the care of an elderly person? Can Arizona hospitals be held liable for elder abuse? According to an…