Category: FAQ

I live outside Kern County. Will you take my case?

Yes. Chain | Cohn | Stiles regularly takes cases outside of Kern County, California. Given our expertise in handling elder abuse and neglect cases, we are often contacted by families of victims from throughout California. In addition, we regularly employ experts from all over the State of California and the United States.

Does your firm hire experts for my case?

Yes. As part of almost every elder abuse and neglect case, experts are an integral piece of the case. Chain | Cohn | Stiles regularly employs experts from throughout the United States. These experts are all recognized as leading authorities in their fields. We understand that retaining the right experts is often a key to… Read more »

What are the warning signs of elder abuse and elder neglect?

Unfortunately, elder abuse can take place at any time, and it can happen to anyone, and that’s why it is important to be aware of it. Here are a few warning signs, courtesy of National Center on Elder Abuse, to keep a watchful eye: Unexplained bruises or welts on their body. Loved ones becoming isolated… Read more »

What is elder abuse?

Laws and definitions of elder abuse and neglect vary from state to state, but broadly defined, abuse may be: Physical abuse: Inflicting physical pain or injury on a senior (slapping, bruising or restraining by physical or chemical means). Sexual Abuse: Non-consensual sexual contact of any kind. Neglect: The failure by those responsible for food, shelter,… Read more »