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Tag: nursing home abuse

An Illinois lawyer can help in an unwarranted nursing home death

Nursing home deaths and other types of medical malpractice have become a serious problem in Illinois. Unfortunately the most vulnerable to nursing home neglect and nursing home abuse are senior citizens. Nursing home abuse of the elderly, though a growing …

Downstate nursing home faces lawsuit because of resident’s death

Chicago residents expect nursing facilities to meet a standard of care that will keep their older loved ones safe and as healthy as possible, given their ages and medical conditions. These relatives also expect that any instances of Chicago nursing home …

Medication errors cause nursing home neglect cases in Illinois

Cases of nursing home abuse may stem from elder abuse, bedsores, medication errors and malnutrition. In fact, a recent report indicated that medication errors in Illinois’s nursing homes have resulted in hospitalizations for residents. Unfortunately, there are also cases of Chicago …

Some incidents of nursing home abuse are underreported

  Many nursing homes in the U.S., including those in Chicago, Illinois, ensure that our elderly loved ones are well-taken care of. However, data released by the National Center on Elder Abuse Administration suggests the opposite may be true. More …