According to news sources, two active caregivers have been arrested Thursday after they both reportedly began to hit an elderly man who is supposed to be their dependent. The two individuals are also the mans landlords and reportedly threw him out of his travel trailer in the incident.
A man and a woman, aged 47 and 44 respectively, were arrested after a neighbor of the elderly man in the Antelope Creek Mobile Home Park called police citing disturbances. The man and woman arrested are the acting caregivers as well as the elderly mans landlords.
Witnesses say that they reportedly threw the man out of his travel trailer along with his belonging. The man was also reportedly hit by an electric wheelchair. He suffered pain in his shoulder, chin and left arm.
The man and the woman were arrested fro abusing a dependent adult and booked into a county jail.
As a personal injury lawyer Los Angeles, I’ve seen many cases involving the exploitation and abuse of the elderly. I hope this information can help raise awareness about the issue that affect the elderly nationwide. As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I urge you to reach out to authorities if you know of any case involving fraud or abuse of an elderly person.