Illinois Nursing Home Negligence Lawyers
As a parent or loved one ages, sometimes the best option is a long term care facility or nursing home. You trust that the caregivers at these facilities will place your loved one first and provide first-rate care and attention to his or her needs. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. Injuries occur. A fall at the nursing home takes place. Pressure ulcers or "bed sores" develop. Sometimes, your loved one is simply ignored. Let The Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. help you to achieve justice for the injuries sustained due to nursing home negligence.
Your Nursing Home Abuse Claim Might Help Prevent Future Victim's Injuries
It is very likely that your injury, or you loved one's injury, is not an isolated case. The State of Illinois regularly investigates nursing homes, and those investigations are public record. These investigations are necessary, because nursing home neglect is often all too common in some nursing homes. Follow this link to learn more about Illinois nursing home law:
Investigating the cause of a nursing home injury is important. Unfortunately, it is all too often that the victim of nursing home neglect is unable to tell their loved ones what caused their injury, because the victim suffers from dementia or the nursing home neglect was so severe that it caused the victim's death. Nessler & Associates will take the initial investigation performed by the state to the next phase. Our elder abuse lawyers aggressively use the rules of discovery in Illinois to find out what happened to your loved one.
Our nursing home neglect lawyers are experienced in cases involving:
- Failure to care for a loved one
- Failure to evaluate the individual needs of a patient
- Bedsores and pressure ulcers
- Dropped patients
- Patients who are allowed to choke or aspirate
- Failure to create a care plan to care for the patient's individual needs
- Failure to follow the care plan that was in place
- Dehydration and starvation
- Failure to provide the appropriate medication
- Nurses or other staff giving the wrong medication to the wrong patient
- Wrongful death
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Experienced Nursing Home Lawyers
A nursing home negligence lawyer should have experience in handling nursing home negligence lawsuits. Our nursing home neglect lawyers and wrongful death attorneys have recovered millions for elderly who suffer neglect at a nursing home and need an attorney. You should consider this experience when choosing a nursing home neglect lawyer.
Often times, a nursing home negligence attorney must consider potential lawsuits against hospitals or doctors who might be involved with the care of an elderly patient. Medical malpractice lawsuits, involving hospital neglect of the elderly, sometimes run hand-in-hand with nursing home neglect cases. A lawyer for nursing home negligence should consider any medical accident or hospital lawsuits that were involved in the care of your loved one.
Nursing Home Laws
Our nursing home attorneys are familiar with nursing home law and nursing home litigation. We will use our knowledge and experience to help you or your loved one recover from the effects of nursing home abuse.
A nursing home neglect attorney should know about the Nursing Home Care Act in Illinois. The Nursing Home Care Act was enacted in 1979. This Act was intended to ensure that elderly people receive reasonable, safe and standardized care when they are patients in a nursing home. Any violation of this Act might give rise to a finding of negligence by a jury in a nursing home negligence lawsuit. It is very important that an elder abuse lawyer be aware of this Act.
The nursing home attorneys at The Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. consider the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act in conjunction with other Federal regulations, when considering whether you or your loved one might have a cause of action for nursing home neglect or elder abuse. Our attorneys will find out what happened to your loved one, and help you secure just compensation.
Maximizing Nursing Home Negligence Settlements and Verdicts
The Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. has recovered millions for the victims of nursing home neglect cases. Our nursing home negligence lawyers will help you obtain the recovery you need, and will provide you with the representation you deserve in handling your elder abuse case.
Out experienced team of nursing home negligence lawyers practice throughout central Illinois. Our office locations include Springfield, IL., Lincoln, IL., Decatur, IL., Champaign, IL. and Chicago, IL.
We don't get paid unless your case is settled or won. Call our team of aggressive nursing home neglect lawyers today at 217-698-0202 or click the button below to inquire about an injury or wrongful death.