La Verne, California

This is the La Verne website for the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi, Los Angeles Elder Abuse Attorneys who specialize in the fight against Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Negligence. We welcome you and wish to make you aware of the obligations that skilled nursing facilities have towards their patients, and what your options are if the facility has failed to meet those obligations.

La Verne is a suburb of Los Angeles and was incorporated in 1906. The land of La Verne was purchased in the mid-1880's by entrepreneur Isaac Lord. He named the area Lordsburg after himself and developed the city by seeing over the construction of a Santa Fe Railroad line to Los Angeles and founding the Lordsburg Hotel. A higher education institution, Lordsburg College, was also established, and today is known as the University of La Verne. The citrus fruit industry also flourished here, and in the past, the city was known as the "Heart of the Orange Empire." However, after World War II, the citrus fruit industry slowly diminished and today, the last two orange groves are located at Heritage Park and the La Verne Mansion. La Verne's population was 31,063 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census. The city has one Skilled Nursing Facility.

In the field of Elder Care, just like everywhere else, scientific advancements are happening all the time. On November 30, 2011, the American Academy of Neurology reported a new method for distinguishing Dementia from Alzheimer's. You can read our blog about it on this website. Among other things, this discovery implies improved quality of life for many elderly adults. It also forces you to ask whether you and your loved ones are getting the best and most current information, tests and treatment--especially if your loved one is in a skilled nursing facility.

Frequently under funded and without adequate staffing, many nursing homes do not have the finances to offer the newest services, or to ensure that their staff is continually trained and retrained as new techniques emerge. Privately owned nursing homes are sometimes more interested in its profits than their patients' well being. This is a Patients' Rights Violation, because all residents of skilled nursing facilities deserve the highest quality of care. If caregivers are insufficient in number or poorly trained, patients and residents are more likely to suffer preventable nursing home injuries such as falls, dehydration and malnutrition, pressure sores, and infections that sometimes lead to death.

Is your loved one's skilled nursing facility providing the latest and best treatment for your loved one? If you feel the answer is no, please contact us today. We will advocate on your behalf, and zealously fight to get you and your loved ones the compensation you deserve. You won't have to handle the frustration and stress alone. A consultation is free, and if you cannot come to us, we will come to your home or hospital bed to meet with you.

Client Reviews
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. Anonymous review
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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