Elder Psychological Abuse Lawyers
Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff and all Arizona cities and communities
Elder abuse is one of the most devastating and appalling forms of mistreatment that occurs here in the United States. Although physical forms of abuse often receive more attention in the media, psychological abuse of elderly citizens is also a serious problem today.
If someone you love has suffered psychological abuse from a medical staff member or even from another family member, then you have the right to demand justice for this terrible situation. The Tucson, Phoenix, and Flagstaff elder psychological abuse lawyers of Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, PC have dedicated themselves and their law practice to helping people in your situation. Call our offices today to learn more about your legal rights.
Recognizing Psychological Abuse
Unfortunately, psychological abuse is the most common form of elder abuse in this country. Despite the fact that it accounts for about 54.1% of all incidents of elder abuse, it is very hard to detect because there are no blatant physical signs, such as cuts or bruises, to indicate its presence in one’s life. Examples of psychological abuse include the following:
- Verbal assaults
- Social isolation
All of these actions, when directed at elderly individuals who may be isolated from loved ones due to their physical condition, can be extremely traumatic. Signs of psychological and emotional abuse will typically show up in a victim’s behavior. They may express infantile behavior, act withdrawn or aloof, or become upset very easily.
If someone you love has been a victim of psychological abuse, then you deserve to fight for the justice he or she deserves. Call the Tucson, Phoenix, and Flagstaff elder psychological abuse lawyers of Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, PC today.