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The Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center is a law firm that vigorously represents victims and family members of victims of nursing home and residential care provider neglect and elder abuse. Please visit our website at www.NoElderAbuse.com.

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A Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center - www.NoElderAbuse.com

A Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center - www.NoElderAbuse.com

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The Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center is a law firm that vigorously represents victims and family members of victims of nursing home and residential care provider neglect and elder abuse. Please visit our website at www.NoElderAbuse.com.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

Firm Overview

Sacramento: 916-890-2700 -
Walnut Creek: 925-820-4700 -
Oakland: 510-839-7777 -
San Francisco: 415-337-1000 -
North Bay: 707-750-3333 -
San Jose: 408-465-4800 -
Toll Free: 877-270-4700 -
www.NoElderAbuse.com -
info@NoElderAbuse.com -

We specialize in elder abuse and elder neglect lawsuits against nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long term care facilities throughout California.

We do NOT handle financial elder abuse cases or cases of physical abuse or neglect by family members. Rather, we have chosen to focus mission on obtaining justice for our clients when there has been neglect or abuse by a nursing home, assisted living facility or other long term care facility.

"No Elder Abuse" . . . It's Not Just Our Legal Specialty -- It's Our Passion!

Your call is confidential and absolutely free. And, we have always provided our services on a contingency fee basis, which means that there is no fee until we obtain a recovery. Unfortunately, far too many nursing homes have a horrible track record of providing substandard elder care. Poor care and neglect to the elderly can quickly result in serious injuries or even death. As a result, elder abuse and neglect must be taken very seriously and that is why we started our firm in 2003.

The attorneys and legal professionals at our firm have over 40 years practicing law and protecting consumers. We view ourselves not just as lawyers but as counselors who truly care about our clients. We have many successful settlements, judgments and verdicts from cases and complaints we have brought against SNFs, nursing homes, RCFEs, residential care facility locations, and long term care facilities who have been guilty of medical malpractice, negligence, and abuse towards the elderly and other dependent adults. We often coordinate with the California Department of Public Health (DPH), the local ombudsman, adult protective services (APS) and law enforcement agencies concerning reported elder and dependent abuse victims.

Our business history includes the recovery of millions of dollars for our clients and we take pride in obtaining justice for those injured from neglect and abuse by nursing homes and other long term care facilities.

Main Office

Walnut Creek
1600 South Main Street, Suite 185
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone

(925) 820-4700

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Free

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our services are performed on a contingency fee basis, which means that there is no fee until we obtain a recovery.

Office Information
Office Hours

8 am to 7 pm

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Other Offices
  • Sacramento - (916) 890-2700

    1610 R Street, Suite 220
    Sacramento, CA 95811

  • San Francisco - (415) 337-1000

    182 Howard Street, Suite 850
    San Francisco, CA 94105

  • Oakland - (510) 839-7777

    360 Grand Avenue, Suite 180
    Oakland, CA 94610

  • North Bay (707) - 750-3333

    420 Tuolumne Street
    Vallejo, CA 94590

  • San Jose - (408) 465-4800

    1014 Timothy Drive
    San Jose, AR 95133

Nursing Home or Elder Abuse

We specialize in elder abuse and elder neglect lawsuits against nursing homes and other long term care facilities throughout California.

The Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center was started in 2003 by two trial lawyers who were concerned with the growing elder abuse and neglect problem in California.

The Law Center specializes in filing civil lawsuits throughout California against skilled nursing homes (also known as SNF's) and residential care facilities for the elderly (also known as RCFE's) on behalf of seniors and elders who have suffered serious injuries as a result of elder abuse and neglect. Our mission is the prevention of Nursing Home Neglect and Elder Abuse by using California's legal system to obtain justice and compensation for the victims and their families. "No Elder Abuse" . . . It's Not Just Our Legal Specialty "It's Our Passion!"

Once we accept a case, there is typically no fee until we recover from the abusive and/or neglectful nursing home, RCFE, or other long term care provider. Because we invest a great deal of time, money, and resources (including the retention of absolutely the best medical experts in the country) on behalf of our clients when we bring a civil case against a nursing home or RCFE, we must be selective in the cases that we accept. In many cases, we will be able to quickly determine whether or not you have a claim for elder abuse or neglect. In cases where the medical issues are complex, we will often need to have the our medical experts review the records before we can confirm the suspected abuse. We have a team of the best experts in the world to help us with your case.

We rely heavily on a unique set of laws called the Elder Adult and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, as well as various state and federal statutes and regulations pertaining to appropriate care and protection of California seniors.

Unfortunately, the abusers of our elderly loved ones are sometimes the very people whom we entrust with the delicate task of caring for them and protecting them. The neglect may be the result of untrained, unskilled, over-worked, and underpaid caregivers. Or, it may be the result of the nursing home owners, directors, administrators, and principals who place profits ahead of patient care. Make no mistake, one of the main objectives of many nursing homes and long-term care facilities is to generate profits for the corporation's shareholders. One obvious way to increase profits is to reduce staff, or replace skilled employees with less expensive unskilled or untrained staff. Understaffing is a significant problem and is one of the leading causes of neglect and abuse in nursing homes. It's most unfortunate, but it's the reality at many facilities.

The other unfortunate reality is that our elderly loved ones, given their age and/or physical conditions, simply do not possess the health and strength to withstand such neglect and abuse. Thus, the consequences of neglect, even when there was no ill intent by the subject nursing home, can result in severe, devastating consequences to the vulnerable elderly. In many cases, the management and staff of abusive skilled nursing homes or RCFEs don't intentionally abuse their patients, but they simply neglect them and they fail to give them the care that they purport to provide. In either case, whether done intentionally or with a conscious disregard for the elder's health a safety, the result is the same as elder abuse.

It is difficult to say how many older Americans are abused, neglected, or exploited, in large part because surveillance is limited and the problem remains greatly hidden and vastly under-reported. Approximately 1.6 million people live in some 17,000 licensed nursing homes on any given day throughout the United States, and over a million persons live in approximately 45,000 plus residential care facilities, variously known as personal care homes, adult congregate living facilities, domiciliary care homes, homes for the aged, and assisted living facilities. While a number of studies have estimated that between three and five percent of the elderly population in the U.S. have been abused, the Senate Special Committee on Aging estimated that there may be as many as 5 million victims of elder abuse and/or neglect every year. (National Center on Elder Abuse). Incredibly, the available data indicates that only one out of every fourteen cases of abuse/neglect is ever reported to authorities. Id. And, while the elderly are already extremely vulnerable, issues of mental impairment and dementia are additional significant factors that make seniors even more susceptible to elder abuse and/or neglect. Id.

If your loved one has been the victim of elder abuse or neglect at a SNF, RCFE or long term care facility and has sustained serious injuries, they may be entitled to monetary compensation and restitution for all losses, including payment of their medical bills, future treatment and care, pain and suffering, etc. So remember, if a nursing home neglects a resident, and such neglect causes a serious injury, then the nursing home or long term care facility may be liable for elder abuse. If you are unsure, contact the appropriate state agency or contact an experienced elder law attorney who specializes in elder abuse and elder neglect cases.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

"No Elder Abuse" . . . It's Not Just Our Legal Specialty -- It's Our Passion!

A Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center - www.NoElderAbuse.com
Jay P. Renneisen

An aggressive litigator with a passion for protecting our elderly, Jay P. Renneisen has successfully handled scores of elder abuse and neglect cases, particularly against nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as numerous catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims. Mr. Renneisen has obtained a multitude of seven figure results for his clients over the years and acted as trial co-counsel on the largest assisted living facility elder abuse verdict in the United States and the largest nursing home elder abuse verdict in the history of Sacramento County.

Mr. Renneisen graduated magna cum laude from St. Mary's College with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and English in 1991 and he received his JD from the University of California Davis Law School in 1994. Thereafter, Mr. Renneisen started his legal career as an attorney with a premier San Francisco Bay Area litigation firm, Bowles & Verna, LLP, and continued with that firm for over seven years primarily representing Fortune 500 companies, local municipalities and large insurance companies.

After leaving Bowles & Verna, Mr. Renneisen started his own practice in 2001 and soon found his passion in representing victims of elder abuse. In 2004, he co-founded the Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center (www.NoElderAbuse.com) where he developed a particular expertise in plaintiff's nursing home and assisted living cases.

Mr. Renneisen currently is a member of the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Elder Law Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association. Mr. Renneisen has also previously served as a board member of multiple non-profits, including Contra Costa Senior Legal Services, which is a California State Bar funded non-profit organization that serves the legal needs of elderly persons. From 2015 to the present, Mr. Renneisen has been recognized as a top-rated attorney as evaluated by other lawyers and published on www.SuperLawyers.com.

License

Bar Number: 173531
California, 1994

Education

Saint Mary's College
Bachelors of Science in Economics, 1991

University of California at Davis, King Hall School of Law
J.D., 1994

A Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center - www.NoElderAbuse.com
Jay P. Renneisen

An aggressive litigator with a passion for protecting our elderly, Jay P. Renneisen has successfully handled scores of elder abuse and neglect cases, particularly against nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as numerous catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims. Mr. Renneisen has obtained a multitude of seven figure results for his clients over the years and acted as trial co-counsel on the largest assisted living facility elder abuse verdict in the United States and the largest nursing home elder abuse verdict in the history of Sacramento County.

Mr. Renneisen graduated magna cum laude from St. Mary's College with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and English in 1991 and he received his JD from the University of California Davis Law School in 1994. Thereafter, Mr. Renneisen started his legal career as an attorney with a premier San Francisco Bay Area litigation firm, Bowles & Verna, LLP, and continued with that firm for over seven years primarily representing Fortune 500 companies, local municipalities and large insurance companies.

After leaving Bowles & Verna, Mr. Renneisen started his own practice in 2001 and soon found his passion in representing victims of elder abuse. In 2004, he co-founded the Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center (www.NoElderAbuse.com) where he developed a particular expertise in plaintiff's nursing home and assisted living cases.

Mr. Renneisen currently is a member of the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Elder Law Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association. Mr. Renneisen has also previously served as a board member of multiple non-profits, including Contra Costa Senior Legal Services, which is a California State Bar funded non-profit organization that serves the legal needs of elderly persons. From 2015 to the present, Mr. Renneisen has been recognized as a top-rated attorney as evaluated by other lawyers and published on www.SuperLawyers.com.

License

Bar Number: 173531
California, 1994

Education

Saint Mary's College Bachelors of Science in Economics, 1991


University of California at Davis, King Hall School of Law J.D., 1994


Firm Overview

Sacramento: 916-890-2700 -
Walnut Creek: 925-820-4700 -
Oakland: 510-839-7777 -
San Francisco: 415-337-1000 -
North Bay: 707-750-3333 -
San Jose: 408-465-4800 -
Toll Free: 877-270-4700 -
www.NoElderAbuse.com -
info@NoElderAbuse.com -

We specialize in elder abuse and elder neglect lawsuits against nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long term care facilities throughout California.

We do NOT handle financial elder abuse cases or cases of physical abuse or neglect by family members. Rather, we have chosen to focus mission on obtaining justice for our clients when there has been neglect or abuse by a nursing home, assisted living facility or other long term care facility.

"No Elder Abuse" . . . It's Not Just Our Legal Specialty -- It's Our Passion!

Your call is confidential and absolutely free. And, we have always provided our services on a contingency fee basis, which means that there is no fee until we obtain a recovery. Unfortunately, far too many nursing homes have a horrible track record of providing substandard elder care. Poor care and neglect to the elderly can quickly result in serious injuries or even death. As a result, elder abuse and neglect must be taken very seriously and that is why we started our firm in 2003.

The attorneys and legal professionals at our firm have over 40 years practicing law and protecting consumers. We view ourselves not just as lawyers but as counselors who truly care about our clients. We have many successful settlements, judgments and verdicts from cases and complaints we have brought against SNFs, nursing homes, RCFEs, residential care facility locations, and long term care facilities who have been guilty of medical malpractice, negligence, and abuse towards the elderly and other dependent adults. We often coordinate with the California Department of Public Health (DPH), the local ombudsman, adult protective services (APS) and law enforcement agencies concerning reported elder and dependent abuse victims.

Our business history includes the recovery of millions of dollars for our clients and we take pride in obtaining justice for those injured from neglect and abuse by nursing homes and other long term care facilities.

Main Office

Walnut Creek
1600 South Main Street, Suite 185
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone

(925) 820-4700

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Free

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our services are performed on a contingency fee basis, which means that there is no fee until we obtain a recovery.

Office Information
Office Hours

8 am to 7 pm

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Other Offices
  • Sacramento - (916) 890-2700

    1610 R Street, Suite 220
    Sacramento, CA 95811

  • San Francisco - (415) 337-1000

    182 Howard Street, Suite 850
    San Francisco, CA 94105

  • Oakland - (510) 839-7777

    360 Grand Avenue, Suite 180
    Oakland, CA 94610

  • North Bay (707) - 750-3333

    420 Tuolumne Street
    Vallejo, CA 94590

  • San Jose - (408) 465-4800

    1014 Timothy Drive
    San Jose, AR 95133

Nursing Home or Elder Abuse

We specialize in elder abuse and elder neglect lawsuits against nursing homes and other long term care facilities throughout California.

The Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center was started in 2003 by two trial lawyers who were concerned with the growing elder abuse and neglect problem in California.

The Law Center specializes in filing civil lawsuits throughout California against skilled nursing homes (also known as SNF's) and residential care facilities for the elderly (also known as RCFE's) on behalf of seniors and elders who have suffered serious injuries as a result of elder abuse and neglect. Our mission is the prevention of Nursing Home Neglect and Elder Abuse by using California's legal system to obtain justice and compensation for the victims and their families. "No Elder Abuse" . . . It's Not Just Our Legal Specialty "It's Our Passion!"

Once we accept a case, there is typically no fee until we recover from the abusive and/or neglectful nursing home, RCFE, or other long term care provider. Because we invest a great deal of time, money, and resources (including the retention of absolutely the best medical experts in the country) on behalf of our clients when we bring a civil case against a nursing home or RCFE, we must be selective in the cases that we accept. In many cases, we will be able to quickly determine whether or not you have a claim for elder abuse or neglect. In cases where the medical issues are complex, we will often need to have the our medical experts review the records before we can confirm the suspected abuse. We have a team of the best experts in the world to help us with your case.

We rely heavily on a unique set of laws called the Elder Adult and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, as well as various state and federal statutes and regulations pertaining to appropriate care and protection of California seniors.

Unfortunately, the abusers of our elderly loved ones are sometimes the very people whom we entrust with the delicate task of caring for them and protecting them. The neglect may be the result of untrained, unskilled, over-worked, and underpaid caregivers. Or, it may be the result of the nursing home owners, directors, administrators, and principals who place profits ahead of patient care. Make no mistake, one of the main objectives of many nursing homes and long-term care facilities is to generate profits for the corporation's shareholders. One obvious way to increase profits is to reduce staff, or replace skilled employees with less expensive unskilled or untrained staff. Understaffing is a significant problem and is one of the leading causes of neglect and abuse in nursing homes. It's most unfortunate, but it's the reality at many facilities.

The other unfortunate reality is that our elderly loved ones, given their age and/or physical conditions, simply do not possess the health and strength to withstand such neglect and abuse. Thus, the consequences of neglect, even when there was no ill intent by the subject nursing home, can result in severe, devastating consequences to the vulnerable elderly. In many cases, the management and staff of abusive skilled nursing homes or RCFEs don't intentionally abuse their patients, but they simply neglect them and they fail to give them the care that they purport to provide. In either case, whether done intentionally or with a conscious disregard for the elder's health a safety, the result is the same as elder abuse.

It is difficult to say how many older Americans are abused, neglected, or exploited, in large part because surveillance is limited and the problem remains greatly hidden and vastly under-reported. Approximately 1.6 million people live in some 17,000 licensed nursing homes on any given day throughout the United States, and over a million persons live in approximately 45,000 plus residential care facilities, variously known as personal care homes, adult congregate living facilities, domiciliary care homes, homes for the aged, and assisted living facilities. While a number of studies have estimated that between three and five percent of the elderly population in the U.S. have been abused, the Senate Special Committee on Aging estimated that there may be as many as 5 million victims of elder abuse and/or neglect every year. (National Center on Elder Abuse). Incredibly, the available data indicates that only one out of every fourteen cases of abuse/neglect is ever reported to authorities. Id. And, while the elderly are already extremely vulnerable, issues of mental impairment and dementia are additional significant factors that make seniors even more susceptible to elder abuse and/or neglect. Id.

If your loved one has been the victim of elder abuse or neglect at a SNF, RCFE or long term care facility and has sustained serious injuries, they may be entitled to monetary compensation and restitution for all losses, including payment of their medical bills, future treatment and care, pain and suffering, etc. So remember, if a nursing home neglects a resident, and such neglect causes a serious injury, then the nursing home or long term care facility may be liable for elder abuse. If you are unsure, contact the appropriate state agency or contact an experienced elder law attorney who specializes in elder abuse and elder neglect cases.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

"No Elder Abuse" . . . It's Not Just Our Legal Specialty -- It's Our Passion!

A Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center - www.NoElderAbuse.com
Jay P. Renneisen

An aggressive litigator with a passion for protecting our elderly, Jay P. Renneisen has successfully handled scores of elder abuse and neglect cases, particularly against nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as numerous catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims. Mr. Renneisen has obtained a multitude of seven figure results for his clients over the years and acted as trial co-counsel on the largest assisted living facility elder abuse verdict in the United States and the largest nursing home elder abuse verdict in the history of Sacramento County.

Mr. Renneisen graduated magna cum laude from St. Mary's College with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and English in 1991 and he received his JD from the University of California Davis Law School in 1994. Thereafter, Mr. Renneisen started his legal career as an attorney with a premier San Francisco Bay Area litigation firm, Bowles & Verna, LLP, and continued with that firm for over seven years primarily representing Fortune 500 companies, local municipalities and large insurance companies.

After leaving Bowles & Verna, Mr. Renneisen started his own practice in 2001 and soon found his passion in representing victims of elder abuse. In 2004, he co-founded the Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center (www.NoElderAbuse.com) where he developed a particular expertise in plaintiff's nursing home and assisted living cases.

Mr. Renneisen currently is a member of the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Elder Law Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association. Mr. Renneisen has also previously served as a board member of multiple non-profits, including Contra Costa Senior Legal Services, which is a California State Bar funded non-profit organization that serves the legal needs of elderly persons. From 2015 to the present, Mr. Renneisen has been recognized as a top-rated attorney as evaluated by other lawyers and published on www.SuperLawyers.com.

License

Bar Number: 173531
California, 1994

Education

Saint Mary's College
Bachelors of Science in Economics, 1991

University of California at Davis, King Hall School of Law
J.D., 1994

A Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center - www.NoElderAbuse.com
Jay P. Renneisen

An aggressive litigator with a passion for protecting our elderly, Jay P. Renneisen has successfully handled scores of elder abuse and neglect cases, particularly against nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as numerous catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims. Mr. Renneisen has obtained a multitude of seven figure results for his clients over the years and acted as trial co-counsel on the largest assisted living facility elder abuse verdict in the United States and the largest nursing home elder abuse verdict in the history of Sacramento County.

Mr. Renneisen graduated magna cum laude from St. Mary's College with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and English in 1991 and he received his JD from the University of California Davis Law School in 1994. Thereafter, Mr. Renneisen started his legal career as an attorney with a premier San Francisco Bay Area litigation firm, Bowles & Verna, LLP, and continued with that firm for over seven years primarily representing Fortune 500 companies, local municipalities and large insurance companies.

After leaving Bowles & Verna, Mr. Renneisen started his own practice in 2001 and soon found his passion in representing victims of elder abuse. In 2004, he co-founded the Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Law Center (www.NoElderAbuse.com) where he developed a particular expertise in plaintiff's nursing home and assisted living cases.

Mr. Renneisen currently is a member of the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Elder Law Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association. Mr. Renneisen has also previously served as a board member of multiple non-profits, including Contra Costa Senior Legal Services, which is a California State Bar funded non-profit organization that serves the legal needs of elderly persons. From 2015 to the present, Mr. Renneisen has been recognized as a top-rated attorney as evaluated by other lawyers and published on www.SuperLawyers.com.

License

Bar Number: 173531
California, 1994

Education

Saint Mary's College Bachelors of Science in Economics, 1991


University of California at Davis, King Hall School of Law J.D., 1994


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This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in California and has no record of discipline from the California bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.