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Los Angeles Drug Rehabilitation Center Under Investigation After Owner Allegedly Preys on Patients

On Behalf of | Mar 3, 2016 | In the News

The lawyers at Schimmel & Parks, APLC are representing a group of women who were mistreated while seeking treatment at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation and treatment center in Los Angeles, California. The facility, Community Recovery of Los Angeles, advertises itself as a place that protects its patients and helps individuals recover from serious alcohol and drug addictions. The women stated, Christopher Bathum, the owner of the company, had sexually preyed on them, tempting them with drugs.

To learn more about the ongoing case, refer to an article published by LA Weekly.

Have You Been A Victim of Sexual or Elder Abuse?

If you have been neglected, abused, or molested while seeking help in a rehabilitation facility, it is crucial you seek seasoned legal advocacy right away. A tough lawyer can hold any medical professionals, staff members, physicians, or nurses, who are responsible, accountable for their actions.

Whether these acts were intentional or were a direct result of negligent actions, you can receive monetary compensation for the following:

  • Emotional damages
  • Additional treatment expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Physical ailments

In addition, legal counsel may be able to pursue punitive damages, which punish the responsible party for their negligent, careless, or reckless acts towards you.

Schimmel & Parks, APLC Defends the Rights of Those in Need

At Schimmel & Parks, APLC, our attorneys are dedicated to safeguarding the rights and futures of those in need of serious, aggressive, and relentless legal advocacy. If you have been mistreated by a person or entity and believe that party should be held responsible for your harms or injuries, we encourage you to contact our team right away.