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We understand the challenges and vulnerabilities for nursing home and assisted living residents and their loved ones. Our passion is to champion the cause of victims of abuse and neglect, to seek vindication for those wronged and to make it less likely others would suffer similar harm in the future. The Firm is among California’s premiere Nursing Home Neglect firms. Since 2008 the firm’s practice has been exclusively dedicated to Elder Abuse and Neglect litigation against Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities and Hospitals.

Ben Yeroushalmi, the firm’s founder, is recognized by the nursing home and assisted living industry as a knowledgeable, aggressive and passionate advocate for victims of elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect. Mr. Yeroushalmi and his dedicated team of associates and support staff prepare each case for success at trial, leaving no stone unturned in our discovery, investigation, and expert selection efforts. Our extensive experience, knowledge and continual training on both trial advocacy skills in general and advanced litigation strategies for elder abuse and neglect cases in particular enables us to provide effective representation in a highly specialized area of law. We take a multi-disciplinary approach to each case, utilizing our resources, experiences and network of the best national experts to maximize a successful outcome.

Mr. Yeroushalmi has been certified as lead counsel multiple times in class actions on behalf of residents of skilled nursing facilities for failure to provide adequate staffing. Since 2008, Mr. Yeroushalmi has successfully litigated several dozen elder abuse and neglect cases for residents suffering bedsores, malnutrition and dehydration, fractures from preventable falls, overmedication and preventable infections. Mr. Yeroushalmi is an active member of the Nursing Home Litigation group of the American Association for Justice.

Contact our office today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Nursing Home Neglect

  • Bed Sores
  • Dehydration and Malnutrition
  • Understaffing
  • Falls
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect
  • Wrongful Death
  • Infections
  • Overmedication
  • Medication Errors

Call Attorney Ben Yeroushalmi today at 310-904-6700 to arrange your free initial consultation. Our office serves Fresno, Bakersfield, Burbank, Glendale, Inglewood, Lancaster, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Palmdale, Pasadena, Pomona, Santa Monica, Torrance, Anaheim, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Orange, Alameda, Fremont, and Hayward.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Benyahou Yeroushalmi

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 2004

Education:

  • University of Southern California, School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2001

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Association of Justice
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Litigation Division

Foreign Languages:

  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
  • Korean
  • Russian

Attorney Tanaz Rostami

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 2007

Education:

  • Loyola Marymount University, School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2004

Foreign Languages:

  • Spanish
  • Hebrew

Attorney Rodney Tolentino

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 2010

Education:

  • University of Michigan, J.D., 2010
  • California State Fullerton, B.A., 2003

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Association of Justice
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles

Verdicts and Settlements

  • Chandler v. Long Beach Care Center, et al; Certified Class Action against 4 nursing homes for under staffing in violation of Patients’ Rights. Settled for $2,590,000 in cash payments plus injunctive relief paid for by defendants for monitoring of staffing levels
  • Goodwin v. Lifehouse, et al. Settlement reached on first day of trial: $2 Million. Dependent Adult and Wrongful Death claim for significant weight loss and untreated sacral bedsore leading to sepsis and death.
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Elder Neglect and Wrongful death claim based on Sacral Bedsore infected with MRSA. Confidential Settlement: $725,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect claim based on concealment of untreated, preventable bedsore. Confidential Settlement: $700,000
  • Doe v. Doe Hospital and Nursing Home- Dependent Adult Neglect claim against hospital and nursing home for development of sacral pressure ulcer at hospital that became infected at nursing home, where patient was also chemically restrained with psychotropic drugs. Confidential Settlement: $650,000
  • Doe v. Doe Assisted Living Facility- Elder Abuse and Neglect Claims based on multiple preventable falls and fractures caused by failure to follow physician’s orders for preventative measures. Confidential Settlement: $626,000
  • Doe v. Doe Sub Acute Hospital- Elder and Dependent Adult Neglect claim based on sacral bedsores: Confidential Settlement: $400,000
  • Doe v. Doe- Elder Neglect and Wrongful death claim based on dehydration. Confidential Settlement: $375,000
  • Doe v. Doe- Elder Abuse and Wrongful claim against assisted living facility for overmedicating patient with psychotropic drugs, leading to severe weight loss, dehydration and death. Confidential Settlement: $350,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Elder Neglect and Wrongful Death claims based on failure to prevent fall from wheelchair, leading to bedsore. Confidential Settlement: $310,000
  • Doe v. Doe Hospital- Elder abuse and Neglect claim based on bedsore. Confidential Settlement: $250,000
  • Doe v. Doe Hospital and Sub Acute Hospital- Elder Neglect claim based on sacral bedsore. Confidential Settlement: $250,000
  • Doe v. Doe Hospital- Elder Neglect claim based on bedsore. Confidential Settlement: $226,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Elder Abuse and Neglect claim based on failure to prevent fall and resulting fracture. Confidential Settlement: $225,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Dependent adult neglect claims based on bedsores. Confidential Settlement: $210,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Elder Neglect and Wrongful Death Claims based on failure to prevent and treat infection. Confidential Settlement: $200,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Elder Neglect and Wrongful Death Claims based on failure to prevent fall. Confidential Settlement: $200,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home and Hospital. Elder Neglect and Wrongful Death claims based on bedsores. Confidential Settlement: $200,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home. Elder Neglect claims based on overmedication with psychotropic drugs. Confidential Settlement: $200,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home. Elder Neglect claim based on fracture caused by improper transfer from wheelchair to bed. Confidential Settlement: $175,000
  • Doe v. Doe Assisted Living Facility- Elder Neglect claims based on failure to supervise and prevent resident from eloping and suffering fall. Confidential Settlement: $175,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home- Elder Neglect claims based on failure to prevent infection of pre-existing bedsore. Settlement: $160,000
  • Doe v. Doe Assisted Living Facility- Elder Neglect claims based on failure to timely transfer patient to ER after suffering stroke. Confidential Settlement: $100,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home. Resident on resident assault leading to fractured arm. Confidential Settlement: $100,000
  • Doe v. Doe Nursing Home. Resident on resident assault leading to fractured hand. Confidential Settlement: $100,000

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