Westminster, California

Welcome to the Westminster page for the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi. Our attorneys are specialists in nursing home neglect. We have extensive experience litigating all types of elder abuse cases and have taken on multiple class action suites. Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code 1430(b), all nursing home residents reserve the right to pursue action against the facility that injured them. We believe that no one should have to suffer through nursing home abuse. Our main purpose is to help you find justice for your loved ones injuries.

The City of Westminster, along with Anaheim, is one of the only two locations in Orange County to be purposefully founded. In 1870, Reverend Lemuel P. Webber established a town to be devoted to Presbyterian temperance values and morals. Drainage of the swamps surrounding the site led to fertile land where celery and grapes were grown, and grazing cows helped the settlement to grow towards its 1957 incorporation. Modern Westminster boasts a well appointed mall, on the spot where the world's largest goldfish farm used to be located, a vibrant Vietnamese-American population, and a lovely rose garden at the civic center. The city, which still plays homage to its namesake with an English architectural theme, is host to three Skilled Nursing Facilities.

Perhaps the most important thing for every nursing home patient to know is that they are not alone in their suffering. It may seem that the facility is isolating them, depriving them from care and comfort. But there are always routes of action and people and agencies ready to protect and fight for each and every nursing home resident.

Both the federal and state governments have statutes protecting nursing home patients from abuse and neglect. California Health and Safety codes delineate the rights and freedoms to which every patient is entitled. These include a well staffed clean facility, free from the threat of harm or infection. The ability for every resident to take legal action if these quality of care standards are not met is protected under section 1430(b); any preventable injury is a just cause for action, within the statute of limitations. You also have the right to access your medical records, or request that your own comments be put into the permanent records, at any time under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). These law and others were created to protect nursing home patients and give them direct courses of action should any injury or harm befall them. It is important to realize that the law is on your side; it is there to protect and stop abuse, and rectify the situation when it cannot.

The attorneys here at the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi are also here for you. We have dedicated our time and energy specifically to elder abuse law and are practiced in preparing such cases for trial. Our legal and medical experts will review your case and determine the best road for action. If you believe that you or your loved one has suffered from nursing home neglect, including injuries such as pressure sores, falls, and infections, please contact us today for a free consultation.

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