Representing the Voice of the Injured

Santa Clarita Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

An Experienced Approach to Elder Abuse & Neglect Cases

Has someone you know and care about been hurt while a resident in a nursing home property? Do you suspect that a caregiver or employee at the facility has abused your elderly loved one? If you do, you may have the right to seek compensation for your loved one’s medical bills and any costs associated with the neglect and abuse they endured.

At the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson, our team of Santa Clarita nursing home abuse attorneys has the experience needed to help you fight for justice for all types and forms of elder and nursing home abuse. We will fight hard to get your loved one the compensation they deserve—we will not stand for any type of mistreatment and abuse of our senior citizens.

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Do not delay; contact our office now at (661) 765-8484 to schedule a free and confidential consultation.

Standards of Care in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes, long-term care, assisted living facilities, and caregivers are required to provide elderly individuals with an acceptable standard of care. These standards encompass all levels of treatment and care that should be provided to seniors. When we take on a nursing home injury case, one of the first things we do is to investigate it thoroughly to determine whether or not the standard of care has been followed. Oftentimes, they have not. Once we have the necessary facts to make this determination, we can then begin working to establish liability.

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Because elderly individuals are not always capable of speaking up on their own behalf, it’s important that family members and loved ones are aware of and vigilant about recognizing the signs of nursing home abuse and neglect. If you notice any signs that your loved one is being mistreated or is receiving substandard care, report the suspected abuse right away.

Signs of nursing home abuse and neglect may include:

  • Untreated bedsores
  • Malnourishment - Weight Loss
  • Dehydration
  • Untreated illness or infections
  • Medication errors, including overdose
  • Physical or chemical restraint
  • Signs of sexual abuse, such as injuries to the genitals, buttocks, or breasts
  • Poor hygiene
  • Understaffing - Poor nursing home staff-to-residents ratio
  • Soiled or dirty clothing or bedsheets
  • Unexplained fear, anger, sadness, depression, or anxiety
  • Unusual changes in mood or behavior
  • Falls and fall-related injuries, including broken bones
  • Unexplained injuries, such as bruises, scrapes, or cuts
  • Large or unusual withdrawals from bank accounts
  • Changes to wills, trusts, or power of attorney
  • Financial Exploitation
  • Elopement
  • Wandering
  • Seclusion

How Our Nursing Home Elder Abuse Attorney Team Can Help

At the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson, our lawyers have years of experience handling nursing home abuse and injury cases like yours for our clients and are committed to fighting for justice for your loved one. Our law practice has represented victims of nursing home neglect and abuse in Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, and all of Southern California. We are prepared to use our skills and resources to fight for the compensation and justice you and your family deserve.

When you reach out to our team, we will:

  • Meet with you during a free initial consultation to discuss the specifics of your case, answer your questions, and inform you of your options
  • Determine whether you have grounds for a nursing home abuse or neglect claim and whether we believe we can win your case
  • After accepting your case, conduct an exhaustive investigation and gather evidence to demonstrate the extent of the abuse/neglect and damages
  • Inform the liable party of your intent to file a claim and engage in settlement negotiations in an effort to recover maximum compensation
  • Take your case to a court trial if a fair settlement with the liable party cannot be reached and if doing so is otherwise appropriate

Call for a Free Consultation With an Experienced Santa Clarita Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Today

As Santa Clarita nursing home abuse and elder neglect attorneys, our law firm understands how emotional these situations can be. Ultimately, we are here to help you and will work tirelessly to get you the results you need. We are ready to use our years of trial experience to hold negligent nursing homes accountable for mistreatment including litigation and criminal prosecution if necessary.

Even if you only suspect that your senior loved one is being harmed, we can help. Call (661) 765-8484 to schedule your free initial consultation now.

What Sets Us Apart

  • 40+ Years of Experience
  • Supportive, Honest & Responsive Care
  • Offering Services in Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, and Tagalog
  • Available 24/7 by Phone
  • No Fees Unless We Win

Our Testimonials

    I'm glad he found Mr. C Ray Carlson

    “I'm not sure how he came across this place, but I'm glad he found Mr. C Ray Carlson. He made sure I didn't have any additional injuries that the ER staff didn't notice by having me do ultrasounds, neurology stuff, physical therapy, orthopedic stuff, etc.”

    - Janette L.
    Honestly they're amazing people! I recommend anyone here!

    “We have been here a few times and they are always so polite and helpful. We lost faith in an insurance company that owed us money and robin was able to   Manage to help restore our faith. Everyone here is so polite and they go out of their way to help. Hon”

    - Harrison A.
    The law offices of C Ray Carlson are honestly as good as it gets!!!

    “The law offices of C Ray Carlson are honestly as good as it gets!!! I can not recommend this firm highly enough to anyone going through an injury case.  You will be in expert hands with a tremendous amount of integrity and care for your overall need.”

    - Francesca Q.
    Very friendly and helpful staff!

    Very friendly and helpful staff! They were amazing at explaining everything every step of the way, and keeping me informed during my case.

    - William C.
    The team at C. Ray Carlson is just fantastic!

    “They were there to help me through every step of what can be a very uncomfortable process. While I hope I never need to go through anything like that again, I can tell you if I do, they will be my very first call.”

    - Damon K.

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