Schwartz Injury Law

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Lawyers for Lack of Medical Care Injuries in Chicago Nursing Homes

McHenry County Poor Medical Care Nursing Home Lawyers

Medical Neglect Victim Attorneys Serving Cook County, DuPage County and Illinois

When an aging loved one moves into a nursing home or assisted living facility, they have the right to expect proper care and a decent quality of life. Unfortunately, many of these facilities are letting our honored elders down. ABC News reports that the elderly are abused in at least one out of three nursing homes throughout the country. One of the most common forms of nursing home abuse and neglect is lack of medical care. When medical neglect occurs in nursing homes, even the most minor health issues can quickly become severe and life-threatening.

At Schwartz Injury Law, we understand how widespread the problem of elder abuse is in nursing homes today. Our attorneys have in-depth knowledge of this area of the law and what goes on inside these facilities. We have seen virtually everything that can come up in a nursing home setting, and we know what red flags to look for that may indicate lack of medical care or other forms of negligence or abuse. When we see these things occurring, we go to work immediately to put together a rock-solid case and hold those responsible fully accountable.

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    Settlement for Lack of Proper Medical Care

    Schwartz Injury Law represented an individual who developed pressure wounds in a Chicago nursing home. After a thorough investigation and extensive review of the facility records, we were able to show that the nursing home was negligent for failing to treat the wounds in a timely and appropriate manner. The nursing home agreed to pay $500,000 to settle the case.

Lack of Medical Care in Illinois Nursing Homes

The problem of medical neglect is getting worse. Higher patient loads, inadequate staffing, and poorly trained staff contribute to a culture of neglect. Here are some of the most common ways lack of medical care occurs in nursing homes:

  • Failure to regularly check on patients
  • Failure to notice obvious signs that a patient requires medical attention
  • Lacking the proper training to administer competent care
  • Making medication errors and/or administering improper or incorrect treatment plans

There are several signs to look for that may show that an elderly individual is suffering due to lack of medical care:

Speak with a Strong Cook County Lack of Medical Care Attorney

If you or a loved one has suffered due to lack of medical care at a nursing home, we are here to help. At Schwartz Injury Law, we have secured numerous large verdicts and settlements for victims of nursing home negligence and abuse. Our team works closely with each client, providing highly personalized service. We offer free consultations, and we stay in close contact with you throughout the legal process, providing ongoing updates on the progress of your case and responding quickly to any questions or concerns you may have along the way. Contact us today at 312-535-4625. We serve clients in Chicago, Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, Will County, Winnebago County, and throughout Illinois.

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