Instances of elder abuse are not uncommon in Pennsylvania, which has a large aging population. The term "elder abuse" can be used for seniors who have suffered physical, financial, emotional, and sexual abuse, as well as neglect. According to state data, the three most common types of abuse experienced by older Pennsylvanians are self neglect, caregiver neglect, and financial abuse.
Attorney Doug Stoehr is a personal injury lawyer who takes nursing home abuse and neglect cases in the western and central Pennsylvania areas. He takes cases in Blair and the seven surrounding counties, and his practice is based in Altoona, PA. For more information on his firm, please call his office at 814-946-4100 or visit his website at http://www.stoehrlaw.com.