Care Home Negligence

Hawaii Care Home Negligence Lawyer

In the State of Hawaii, there are specific requirements and guidelines for Adult Residential Care Homes to adhere to for the protection of the elderly. There are requirements, rules, and regulations:

  • To hire qualified caregivers with specific training and education and to maintain a staffing that assures safety and adequate service administration on a twenty-four hour basis;
  • To provide activities of daily living for the residents’ personal care, shelter, protection, supervision, assistance, guidance and/or training;
  • To treat residents with understanding, respect, and full consideration of the residents’ dignity and individuality, including privacy in treatment and in the care of the residents’ needs; and
  • To ensure that residents are “free from ill treatment, neglect, physical or psychological abuse.”

The Law Offices of Ian Mattoch has represented care home residents who have been catastrophically injured or who have died as a result of an Adult Residential Care Home’s failure to provide the minimum care expected within the State of Hawaii. The Law Offices of Ian Mattoch has successfully obtained settlements from care home negligence claims arising out of abuse, catastrophic and serious injuries, and death.

In a care home negligence claim, it is paramount to have an attorney with resources to be able to hire experts who have experience in providing care to the elderly. Our law firm has the knowledge combined with the compassion and understanding to handle sensitive matters with loved ones and family members.


Trust your instincts! Is your loved one or family member showing signs of neglect? Have they developed severe infections from bed sores or ulcers? Do you see signs of contusions or bruising as a result of unexplained and multiple falls? Make sure your loved one is taken out of harm’s way and medical care is obtained to address injuries in a timely manner.

Call the Law Offices of Ian Mattoch for a FREE CONSULTATION, if you suspect that a family member or loved one is being physically or psychologically abused by a care home operator and/or staff member.

Meet OUR ATTORNEYS and find out more about the RESULTS from settlements, judgements, and verdicts our law firm has achieved over the past 45 years!

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