Culver City, California

Welcome to the Culver City website for nursing home neglect attorney Ben Yeroushalmi. Here at the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi, we are dedicated to protecting the rights of nursing home residents. We hope that by making your community aware of your rights as patients, you and your loved one may avoid the pain and suffering that is evoked by nursing home abuse and neglect.

Since the 1920s, Culver City has been a major center for movie and television production. Tomas Ince built the first film studio in Culver City in 1918. Soon after, Metro Goldwyn Mayer built a studio there, on the site that today is Sony Pictures Entertainment. Over the years, many studios and production companies have come and gone, but Culver City remains a firm base of film and television production. As of the 2010 census, Culver City had a population of 38,883. Culver City has 3 Skilled Nursing Facilities.

Often times, nursing home patients are unfamiliar with the rights to which they are entitled. Healthcare facilities take advantage of this unawareness and abuse their patients. For example, nurses who work in facilities that are understaffed often use physical restraints on their patients. Because they do not have the time to provide those patients who are more susceptible to falls with proper assistance and supervision, nurses often justify the use of restraints by claiming that they enhance safety for patients, as well as everyone around them. The truth is, however, that physical restraints actually lead to a decline in mobility and increase in independence. According to a recent study, over time, patients who were subject to restraints experienced a loss in ability to perform activities of daily living that was not experienced by residents who underwent alternative treatments.

Instead of restraining patients who are susceptible to falls, caregivers need to resolve this problem by first determining its root cause. Usually, nursing home residents who fall and are at risk of injury do so because they are suffering from a loss of muscle strength. A recent study actually discusses a new exercise that has been discovered to improve muscle strength and eventually decrease the risk of falls among the elderly. In addition to other similar exercises, these are the only treatments that your loved one should ever have to undergo.

By law, physical restraints may only be issued for medical purposes, and even then, every patient has the right to refuse any and all types of treatment, including the use of restraints. Furthermore, the use of physical restraints is actually directly linked to isolation, depression, incontinence, and the development of pressure sores.

Skilled nursing facilities are putting your loved one's life at risk for their own convenience. This is a direct violation of your loved one's rights and an egregious act of elder abuse and nursing home neglect. If you or your loved one has been a victim, contact us today for a free consultation. Under the circumstances that you are unable to come in to our office, we will gladly travel to your home to meet with you and your loved one.

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Ben Yeroushalmi accepted my case with much understanding and patience. He went above and beyond with the defense lawyers to reach a fair settlement. He explained the complete case process (as I had never filed a case with anyone) Ben kept my sister and I notified of every email or correspondence he had with the opposing council. Gloria
Ben is an outstanding litigator, and human being. He took on our case, as if it was his own. He paid close attention to details. His guidance was invaluable. He was very clear and concise, in explaining all potential scenarios to us. He spoke eloquently, and straight to the point at all times. Ben is a true professional, with a passion for his craft. Anonymous review
I had a heartfelt and memorable experience with Ben , very genuine and I can tell he loves what he does. His determination shows beautifully and it is amazing. In my opinion it is very rare you find people who love what they're doing and it shows. Not wanting to get religious on an review but, God introduced me to Ben for a reason. Summer
Ben was wonderful. He took our case when no one else was interested or wanted way to much money. We would highly recommend Ben because he really listens and takes your situation into consideration. We settled our case and we were only unhappy with one thing and that was the confidentiality clause but that was not Ben's fault it came with the deal. June
All around GREAT experienced under the circumstances. Special thanks to Devon Wright she did exceptional work for our case. Anonymous review
Mr Yeroushalmi was our lawyer for a case involving my mother who was a victim of elderly abuse while in a nursing home. He and his team did an excellent job. My mother was able to live comfortably for the remaining years of her life due to the results of our case. I highly recommend Mr Ben Yeroushalmi. Danny
Mr. Yeroushalmi had provided his legal services for my father's medical injury case. Through mr. Yeroushlmi's excellent services, my family could make informed decisions during the entire course of legal proceedings. Thanks for the professional and responsive services. I strongly recommend Mr. Yeroushimi as your legal advisior. He is the one you can rely on. Thanks. Samuel
Mr. Yeroushalmi provide excellent representation After my husband passed away from complications due to Alzheimer's. It was a complex case and I was always informed of the progression of the case. The office staff offers the personal touch and patience with my constant phone calls and questions. I highly recommend Ben and his staff if you are looking for an aggressive attorney with high ethics and great attention to details. Terry
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