Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse: Simple or Gross Negligence

Worsham v. O’Connor Hospital, (Sixth District, April 23, 2014) 2014 WL 2085555, — Cal.Rptr.3d —-, 14 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 5525 An elderly woman who suffered a broken arm and broken hip as a result of a post-surgery fall at a hospital transitional care unit, filed an action against the hospital, alleging violation of the…

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Elder Abuse: Arbitration Agreements

Daniels v. Sunrise Senior Living, Inc., (Fourth District, January 4, 2013) 212 Cal.App.4th 674, 151 Cal.Rptr.3d 273, 13 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 250, 2013 Daily Journal D.A.R. 185 A woman whose 93-year-old mother died following her stay at a residential care facility for the elderly filed an action against the owners and operators of the…

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Elder Abuse: Religious Corporations

“Whatever the merits of that differentiation between religious not-for-profit entities and their secular counterparts, that is precisely what the Legislature intended.”