Nursing Home Liability

Nursing Home Law In Illinois

Over 1.5 million people live in nursing homes in the United States. Because the elderly population is the fastest growing segment in the country, more and more American’s are turning to nursing homes for safe and affordable care. We expect our nursing homes to provide quality, professional health care for our seniors. Unfortunately, accusations of resident abuse and neglect are becoming increasingly common. If you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect, it is important to contact a nursing home lawyer with the knowledge, skill, and dedication to properly investigate the case. For further on a potential nursing home case, we invite you to contact nursing home attorney Jason M. Kroot for a free consultation and case evaluation.

Some examples of Nursing Home Abuse include:
  • Sexual Assault
  • Batter
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Financial Abuse
  • Rape
  • Physical restraint
  • Medicinal Abuse
Some examples Nursing Home Neglect include:
  • Inadequate physical hygiene
  • Inadequate supervision
  • Lack of food or water
  • Medication error
  • Bedsores
Damages in Illinois Nursing Home Cases

Nursing home liability cases may involve permanent injuries, and even death. Depending upon the injuries, an injured party may seek recovery for pain and suffering, disability, disfigurement, medical expenses, and lost wages. If death results, the heirs of the deceased may seek compensation for pain and suffering the deceased may have experienced before death due to nursing home abuse or neglect. The family may also recover for loss of companionship, moral guidance, and financial support. In exceptional cases, punitive damages may be permitted to punish the defendant and to deter future similar misconduct.

Chicago Nursing Home Trial Lawyer

In deciding how to proceed in a nursing home negligence or nursing home abuse case in Illinois, it is critical to choose a law firm with the knowledge, skill, and dedication to prosecute your case effectively. Chicago personal injury lawyer Jason M. Kroot has successfully recovered over 25 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients, while providing the highest degree of personal service. In the event you or a loved one has suffered serious personal injury or death from nursing home abuse or neglect, we invite you to contact Kroot Law, LLC, for a free consultation.

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