Los Alamitos, California

Welcome to the Los Alamitos website for attorney Ben Yeroushalmi. At the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi we specialize in nursing home abuse and neglect cases. Unfortunately, these cases grow more common each day as the baby boomer’s generation approach retirement and many of them settle into nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Our team is committed to providing you and your loved ones with information regarding the problems that the elderly encounter at nursing homes because of abuse and neglect. We hope that our website provides you with useful information on elderly abuse and guides you towards what to do if you or a loved one have suffered from this.

Los Alamitos is a city in Orange County in between Long Beach and Anaheim. In 1896 Los Alamitos was purchased by William Clark, who planned its township, as a land for raising sugar beets. Los Alamitos was home to the first sugar refinery of Southern California and most of the town was made up of vast fields of sugar beets. The town became a chartered city in 1960 with a population of 3,400. Around the time of World War II the area around Los Alamitos became heavily concentrated with the aircraft industry. In 1941 the U.S. Navy moved its training field for aircraft from Terminal Island to Los Alamitos where Navy, Marine, and other country’s fliers were trained. The new base created jobs in the town and spurred residential growth in Los Alamitos. It remained an active base for the U.S. Navy until 1972 when the residential development in the area created a need to cut back on base activity. In 1973 the California National Guard took over the base and designated it as the Joint Forces Training Base that currently serves as a reserve training center for all branches of the military and is home to the USA Water Polo National Aquatic Center. As of 2010, Los Alamitos was home to about 11,536 residents and about 14% of the population was aged 65 years or older.

With a high percentage of the population reaching older age, it is important for the residents of Los Alamitos to be aware of certain accommodations that the elderly require, especially in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Significant issues that arise when elderly patients are placed in nursing homes or assisted living facilities are malnutrition and weight loss. These two issues can lead to larger complications, such as the development of bed sores and infections. When these complications arise, it is necessary for staff to meet the special needs of their patients through individualized attention. By creating meal plans, helping patients feed themselves, and dedicating time to food and fluid intake, facility staff can help prevent weight loss and dehydration. To provide patients with one on one attention it is necessary that a nursing home or assisted living facility be well staffed. One of the largest contributors to elder abuse and neglect is understaffing. Often these facilities do not have enough staff during important times of the day such as meal time, contributing to the problem of dehydration and malnutrition by neglecting the attention that these patients deserve.

Unfortunately, cases of malnutrition, dehydration, and other forms of elderly abuse and neglect occur more commonly each day. If you feel that you or a loved one have been injured by abuse at a nursing home or assisted living facility contact us today for a free consultation. Our team at the Law Offices of Yeroushalmi will do its best to fight for the justice owed to you or a loved one.

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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. 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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