Nursing homes are entrusted with the care of the most vulnerable - those too sick, elderly or mentally disabled to take care of themselves.
Numerous studies and statistics show that when the nursing home fails in those duties, either by intentional bad acts or by neglect, the results can be devastating.
The victim's condition could worsen or he or she could suffer greater bodily injury or even death. Many states have special laws and requirements for reporting abuse in a nursing home setting.
Nursing home abuse attorneys in Illinois may be able to act on the victim's behalf to bring the nursing home operators to justice and recover money damages.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Lawyer Referral Service in Chicago - The Chicago Bar Association sponsors a non-profit Lawyer Referral Service. The public service refers individuals and businesses to local attorneys in Chicago, and the surrounding areas of Cook County, DuPage County, and Lake County, Illinois. More than 300 pre-screened attorneys participate in the Lawyer Referral Service. These attorneys serve on more than 40 different subject matter panels depending on their experience in a particular practice area. The attorneys that participate in the service have an average of 20 years experience.