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Woman Charged with Elder Abuse

It’s reported that a San Miguel, California woman was arrested on allegations that she abused an elderly, dependent adult. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies state that she allegedly gave the elder Vicodin and cashed forged checks totaling more than $12,000. The woman is facing charges of elder abuse, forgery and possession of a controlled substance for sale. Adult Protective Services has now entered this elder abuse case for further assistance.

It’s incredibly tragic when elder abuse occurs to someone’s loved ones. No elder should have to suffer this pain when they are unable to care for themselves. Elder abuse can lead to serious injuries and long-term health consequences, even sometimes resulting in death. If you have a loved one who is suffering from elder abuse, you should contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss your case. A personal injury attorney will help you through the difficulties of investigations and dealing with insurance companies. An elder abuse lawyer is here to protect your rights and make sure that the guilty party is held responsible for their actions.  Contact an injury attorney today to begin discussing your case and getting the help you need for your loved ones.

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