Palmdale, California

Greetings, and welcome to the Palmdale website for the Law Office of Ben Yeroushalmi, specializing in nursing home neglect. This web page has been specifically created to educate you on the dangers of elder abuse. Our team consists of experienced nursing home neglect litigators and are here to help you if you or a loved one has suffered from elder abuse.

On the western edge of the Mojave Desert lies Palmdale, the first incorporated city of Antelope Valley. As one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, it has gone through many recent developments in services and utilities. Palmdale was founded by European settlers in the mid-1800s who mainly farmed. Unfortunately, due to its location in the desert, water was scarce until the Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring water to Palmdale and boost the agriculture industry. In World War II, however, the US government established Muroc Air Base (now Edwards Air Force Base) nearby, as well as constructing aerospace development plants. Since then, Palmdale’s economy has been based on the aerospace industry and multiple defense contracting companies that operate there, leading to its nickname: “The Aerospace Capital of the United States.” Despite its high population, Palmdale does not contain any nursing homes. There are, however, four skilled nursing facilities in the neighboring town of Lancaster that service the entire area.

When selecting a nursing home, it is extremely important that you choose one that will provide a high standard of care. The purpose of the skilled nursing home is to ensure a comfortable quality of life for you, which can only be done through proper care and procedure. A common problem in skilled nursing facilities is infections. Since nursing home residents are older, with weaker immune systems and often other present diseases, they are especially susceptible to infections. Nursing homes are responsible for preventing, diagnosing and treating these infections promptly, but many lack the resources to do so, and end up creating a hazardous environment for residents that is dirty and unsanitary.

Most infections can be prevented by an attentive and competent nursing home staff. When a standard of care is not upheld, neglect occurs. Neglect often leads to misuse of antibiotics which can lead to antibiotic resistant bacteria, overdoses of medication, and failure to treat patients with infections and diseases. Nursing staff that do not wash their hands or properly identify symptoms and contain the spread of pathogens are putting their residents at risk. This is a violation of Patients’ Rights, and a breach of the law. If you think you or your love one is a victim of nursing home neglect, you may be entitled to compensation. Please contact us today for a free consultation, and we will help to protect your rights and ensure the quality of living that you deserve.

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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