Oceanside, CA Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

Seniors in Oceanside reach a stage where they cannot care for themselves. As people search for a nursing home where their loved one can live, they do all they can to ensure it’s a safe and comfortable place. Sadly, seniors are vulnerable and the number of seniors falling victim to nursing home abuse and neglect is high. That is why you should always be watching for problems of nursing home abuse in Oceanside such as:

Types of Elder Abuse in Oceanside:

  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Mental Abuse
  • Lack of care
  • Abandonment
  • Financial Abuse

More often than not, you’ll see clear signs of abuse and neglect so it’s important that you be able to recognize them. And as soon as you see any of these signs of harm, injury or lack of care, you should immediately report them.

Facilities implicated in nursing home abuse are prone to fines, penalties, and citations against their location. Additionally, your loved one should work with an experienced Oceanside nursing home abuse lawyer to get justice and compensation for their suffering.

Experienced Oceanside Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys

While some may think there’s no difference between nursing homes and assisted living facilities, there are a few clear contrasts. The primary difference is that nursing homes provide a level of medical care, are required to be licensed by the California Department of Public Health and should always have qualified medical staff on the premises.

With about 24,820 seniors living in Oceanside, making up about 14% of the population, a small portion of these individuals currently live in nursing homes. With three locations in Oceanside, just over 200 seniors (over the age of 65) can be found between them.

While that number may seem small, those select few are the ones our team of experienced Oceanside nursing home abuse attorneys is here to serve. As we help our clients, one of our main suggestions is to review Medicare.gov to see which nursing homes in Oceanside have the best ratings.

Berman & Riedel, LLP | Top-rated Oceanside Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

Berman & Riedel, LLP is much more than another team of attorneys. We have the most knowledgeable, aggressive, and compassionate group of nursing home abuse lawyers in Oceanside who are fully dedicated to giving you and your senior loved ones the absolute best service.

Throughout every step, we guard your family member’s rights and do our part to ensure they are fairly compensated for the struggles they have faced. Our processes take us through the necessary stages of gathering evidence, investigating the issue, and validating your concerns. Each person at our Oceanside nursing home abuse law firm plays a role in the fight against those who have wronged you.

For anyone who wants to join our clients who have received a total of more than $100 million in settlements, choose the team at Berman & Riedel, LLP. Call 858-350-8855 today and speak with one of our helpful Oceanside nursing home abuse attorneys!

Oceanside Nursing Homes LIST

Name & Info (See Legend)Address & PhoneRating
La Paloma Healthcare Center
3232 Thunder Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 724-2193

Table Legend

Ownership: FP - For Profit, NP - Non Profit, GOV - Government
(Beds): # of beds allowed under license
Certification: (MC - Medicare, MA - Medicaid, MC & MA - Medicare & Medicaid)
Rating: Overall rating by Medicare (1 to 5 stars, as of 9/2019)

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The attorneys at Berman & Riedel, LLP, accept cases on a contingency-fee basis. This type of agreement means you do not pay any attorneys’ fees out-of-pocket for legal representation. Attorneys’ fees are also contingent on the outcome of your case.

You benefit from legal representation in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of a settlement or jury award. We will only recover a fee if you recover compensation.

Can You Tell Me How Much My Case Is Worth?

There is no way to determine the exact value of a personal injury case, especially early in your case. However, an experienced attorney can give you an estimated range based on their experience with similar cases.

There are many factors that may influence the value of your case, such as:

  • Your total financial or economic damages
  • The severity of your injuries
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Some damages are easy to calculate, such as lost wages and medical bills. Calculating the value of diminished earnings for the rest of your life or future medical needs; however, may require the help of experts. Non-economic damages like pain and suffering have no intrinsic financial value. These damages are challenging to calculate. 

If your case goes before a jury, you may potentially be able to recover more than you could through a settlement. However, this introduces a new element of risk: the jury. The circumstances of your accident and even how sympathetic you or the defendant are can influence the outcome.

During your consultation, and throughout your case, we will help you understand how these factors influence your case. We will also work tirelessly to document the value of all your damages and pursue maximum compensation on your behalf.

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The vast majority of cases are resolved by reaching a settlement agreement outside of court. Very few personal injury cases actually go to trial, but it is more likely if the facts in your case are in dispute, a legal issue is being contested, or you have a high-value case.

An experienced lawyer will build your case as if it will go to trial from the beginning. The stronger your case and evidence, the more likely a fair settlement will be reached.

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If your case involves mostly property damage or minor injuries, you likely do not need a lawyer to handle a claim with the insurance company. The more serious your injuries, or the more complex your case, the more important it becomes to seek experienced legal counsel.

Remember that the insurance company is not on your side, even if the insurance adjuster seems sympathetic and you receive a settlement offer. If you are being blamed for your accident or sustained serious injury, a lawyer will help you protect your rights and build the strongest case possible. This includes calculating the full value of your current and future losses.

Legal representation is also vital if your case involves a complex area of law such as elder abuse or neglect, premises liability, commercial vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, or serious work-related accidents. Determining liability, navigating decades of legal precedence, and interpreting specific statutes in these cases is best done with years of relevant legal experience.

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