Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009
Posted by PKSD Law Firm on Feb 25, 2009 in Nursing Homes and Elder Rights
The House of Representatives has passed the Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009 (H.R. 448). The bill authorizes funding to protect seniors in the United States from elder abuse by establishing specialized elder abuse prosecution and research programs and activities to aid victims of elder abuse, to provide training to prosecutors and other law enforcement related to elder abuse prevention and protection, to establish programs that provide for emergency crisis response teams to combat elder abuse, and for other purposes.
Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C. is a Wisconsin law firm with a devoted nursing home neglect practice. Our nursing home abuse and neglect trial team has successfully represented abused and neglected residents in almost every county. We know Wisconsin.