Experienced Nursing Home Negligence Lawyers in Illinois
It can be incredibly heartbreaking to see your loved one suffer from nursing home neglect or nursing home abuse. You put a great deal of trust into the nursing home facility that your loved one is in and if they break that trust, it can lead to devastating results. If your loved one has suffered an injury or death because of nursing home negligence, you may be able to seek compensation with the help of one of our personal injury attorneys.
Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
There are certain warning signs that may indicate that nursing home negligence or abuse is occurring. These include:
- Bed sores
- Broken bones
- Emotional withdrawal
- Rapid weight loss
- The inability of a caretaker to adequately explain the patients condition
- Unexplained bruises or other injuries
- Using heavy medication or sedatives in place of supervision
If you feel that your loved one is the victim of nursing home negligence, it is imperative that you seek legal counsel from Smestad Law, LLC to help you hold the negligence party responsible for any injuries that they have caused.
Nursing Home Abuse Cases
Nursing home abuse comes in many different forms. Our personal injury attorneys have handled a wide variety of nursing home abuse cases for our clients, including cases of:
- Bed sores or pressure sores
- Clogged breathing tubes
- Elder abuse
- Medication errors
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Verbal abuse
- Wandering and elopement
It is important to speak to an attorney immediately if you feel that your loved one has suffered injuries because of nursing home negligence. We are dedicated to a timely investigation of your claim and we even schedule appointments on the weekend or in the evening and make visits to nursing homes in order to see the injured patients when necessary.