Hawthorne, California

Welcome to the Hawthorne website for the Los Angeles nursing home abuse attorneys at the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi. As specialists in elder abuse, we facilitate the complex litigation process that a nursing home neglect case entails, and promise to do everything in our power to attain maximum benefit for our client.

Hawthorne is known to fans of the Beach Boys as the home of Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson. Wilson brothers' boyhood home was demolished in the late 1980s during the construction of the Century Freeway, but was honored by the dedication of the Beach Boys Historic Landmark in May 2005. At the 2010 US Census, Hawthorne had a population of 84,293. Hawthorne is home to 3 Skilled Nursing Facilities.

In any community, nursing homes have some problems. When those problems exceed legal boundaries, we at the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi are here to help you. A recent article in the 2011 volume of the Journal of Gerontological Nursing reports that 35-85% of elder adults living in nursing homes suffer from malnutrition. You may wonder how this is possible, given the abundance of food in our society. We assume starvation is the result of ravaging disease such as congestive heart failure or advanced AIDS. But all too often, it is understaffing that leads to this otherwise preventable problem. Section 483.30 of Title 42 of the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations states that nursing homes are required to have enough nursing staff to see to the care and feeding of each and every resident's individual needs, even if that means a one-to-one nurse-to-patient ratio. Dental and oral health issues are also common among the elderly and contribute to weight loss and various disorders, such as anorexia and cachexia, and subsequently, malnutrition. Many residents of nursing homes need dentures but do not have them, while others who do have them are using defectives ones. Section 483.55 of Title 42 provides for proper dental care in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Conversation, eye contact and other positive social engagement can contribute enormously to the well-being of residents who tend to wander from the table during mealtime. Patients have a right to all these things and more.

If you feel this has happened to your or your loved one, please contact us today. We will advocate on your behalf, saving you the frustration and stress of handling the problem alone. Contact us today for a free consultation. If you cannot come to us, we will come to your home or hospital bed to meet with you or your loved ones.

Client Reviews
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Excellent staff and the epitome of genuine, honest, and beyond helpful. I was lost and running out of time until I found Yeroushalmi law office. I am beyond grateful and had the pleasure of working with such amazing people who look out for your best interest.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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All around GREAT experienced under the circumstances. Special thanks to Devon Wright she did exceptional work for our case. Anonymous review
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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
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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
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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