Nursing Home Negligence and Elder Abuse
Nursing home abuse is becoming one of the greatest challenges that we must face. At one point or another nursing home abuse will probably affect all of us. Whether it may be a friend, family member, or even you, nursing home abuse is becoming far too prevalent in an industry that is supposed to care for our loved ones.
When your elderly family member is entrusted to the care of a licensed nursing facility or nursing home, you have every right to expect high standards of health care, nourishment, and safety. When your loved one suffers injuries as a result of nursing home neglect or abuse, you need experienced legal counsel to protect their rights, ensure that they are properly treated, and get full and fair compensation for their injuries.
When a nursing home resident suffers injury or harm in his or her home, family members want to know why and how the system failed. Was there negligence? The injured person or the family of a nursing home resident who became gravely ill or died under questionable circumstances deserve answers to their questions.
ACME Law Offices has experience handling various types of nursing home negligence cases and is prepared to advise Illinois and Wisconsin families on potential nursing home abuse cases. Suspicious injury or death in a nursing home may involve any of the following factors:
- Bed rail - injury and death
- Bed sores / decubitus ulcers
- Burns - due to smoking and bathing
- Infection due to staff neglect
- Medication error
- Medical errors
- Physical abuse
- Resident elopement
- Sex abuse/rape
The attorneys at ACME Law Offices in Chicago nursing home abuse and elder neglect cases. They can help explain the rights.Contact ACME Law Offices today for a free consultation