While many signs of nursing home neglect in Chicago and throughout Illinois may be visually detected, signs of financial abuse may not be so readily apparent. If you suspect your loved one’s nursing home of elder financial abuse in Chicago, pay attention to the following clues:
Elder financial abuse is certainly not restricted to nursing homes. If your loved one is under someone else’s care but perhaps in his or her own home, you should still check for these signs.
Within a nursing home setting, you should report your suspicions to the home administrator. It is a good idea to support yourself with copies of financial statements, records of withdrawals, etc. To bring a lawsuit against the nursing home, you need the skilled counsel of an elder abuse attorney. In Chicago and throughout Illinois, your Chicago nursing home abuse lawyer should possess in-depth knowledge of the federal and state laws that govern nursing home operations and protect against elder abuse.
When you need an elder abuse lawyer in Chicago, know that Healy Scanlon Law Firm can serve as your experienced resource. Call us at 312-226-4236 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. One of our elder abuse attorneys will tell you how to proceed with your claim and how to shape the best possible outcome for your loved one.
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