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Doctor failed to detect bed sores on elderly Illinois patient

Illinois retirees or disabled workers, as well as their loved ones, may have certain apprehensions about the subject of group care or other long-term care placement options, and for good reason. The financial aspect of such a placement or arrangement is enough to cause even the most diligent planners to worry. However, when reports surface […]

Man says he lost his leg due to poor care at Joliet nursing home

Last month, a lawsuit was filed against a nursing home in Joliet for failing to provide proper care and medical treatment to a patient at the facility. As a result of the nursing home’s negligence, the patient had to have part of his left leg amputated. Having part or all of a limb amputated is […]

Family to be compensated for patient’s death at Illinois nursing home

After spending the last four years pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit against a nursing home in Illinois, a woman’s family will finally be compensated for their pain and suffering. The woman’s family argued that the patient’s nursing home was responsible for her death because staff failed to take measures to prevent the patient from developing […]

Use checklists to avoid nursing home negligence in Chicago, part two

Last week on our Chicago medical malpractice law blog, we began discussing how one woman has made it her goal to provide nursing home and hospital patients and their families with checklists that they can use to avoid becoming victims of medical malpractice and nursing home neglect. Many injuries and illnesses that are suffered by […]

Nursing homes don’t always provide care patients are billed for, part two

Earlier this week on our Chicago medical malpractice law blog, we began discussing a troubling report that was recently published by Bloomberg News. The report suggests that nursing home abuse is not as uncommon as we would like to think it is, and anyone could become a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, especially […]

Hospital failed to diagnose and treat Illinois woman’s bed sores

Bed sores are preventable in many cases and when caught early on by medical professionals, bed sores can be treated without causing patients to suffer life-threatening complications. But when patients do not receive adequate medical treatment in Will County nursing homes and other medical facilities throughout the state of Illinois, patients are at risk of […]

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