Psychological Elder Abuse
Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse & Elder Abuse Attorney
Psychological abuse is a form of elder abuse that involves inflicting pain, stress and emotional trauma without actually physically abusing the elderly person. Forms of psychological abuse may include:
- Embarrassing the victim
- Belittling the victim
- Threats or intimidation
- Harsh words and other verbal abuse
- Verbal harassment
- Unnecessary confinement or seclusion
If you have an elderly loved one at a Los Angeles nursing home and you believe that he or she may have been the victim of some form of psychological abuse, an attorney at Pacific Attorney Group may be able to help. Our legal team has over 35 years of collective attorney experience to apply to your case, and we have the resources to fully investigate the matter to determine what legal options you have. Psychological abuse is a serious situation that may lead to depression, anxiety and unnecessary fear and misery in your loved one. Don't wait to schedule your free consultation with a Los Angeles nursing home abuse lawyer at our offices.
Consequences of Psychological or Mental Abuse
Although psychological or mental abuse is not physical in nature, it may still lead to a great deal of emotional suffering for your loved one. At our firm, we believe that the elderly should be treated with the respect and compassion they deserve. Our goal is to help stop emotional abuse in Los Angeles nursing homes and assisted living facilities by helping victims and their families take legal action against the responsible parties.
Should you suspect psychological elder abuse, it is best to act on your suspicions and learn more about the situation and whether abuse is actually occurring. Contact a nursing home abuse attorney at our firm today for your case evaluation.