Best Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Chicago

Best Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Chicago

For elderly or disabled family members and friends, a nursing home is often the best option to provide the medical care and personal attention they need. Unfortunately, even in the best facilities, abuse and neglect can occur. At Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd. our Cook County injury lawyers understand how devastating these situations can be. As one of the best nursing home abuse attorneys in Chicago, we provide caring, compassionate legal representation to help you hold those responsible accountable.

Nursing Home Abuse in Cook County

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health (DPH), there are more than 1,200 nursing homes and long term care facilities throughout the state, serving more than 100,000 residents. While subject to government oversight and regulations, violations are a common occurrence. DPH records show more than 55 facilities were cited during the first quarter of 2018 alone, many in the Cook County area. The citations often focus on the quality of care patients receive.

When a situation rises to the level of abuse and neglect, Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd. is here to help. We represent clients and their families in nursing home abuse cases, which may involve any of the following:

  • Physical abuse, such as hitting, kicking, pushing, or punching;
  • Sexual abuse, such as harassment, inappropriate contact, and exploitation;
  • Financial abuse, such as theft or identity theft;
  • Emotional abuse, such as name calling, threatening, or otherwise demeaning patients;
  • Neglect, such as failing to provide for personal needs and withholding medical care and treatment.
  • Failure to follow treatment plans.
  • Failure to prescribe medication in accordance with prescriptions or policies.

Protecting You in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Nursing home abuse has a devastating impact on patients, resulting in serious personal injuries, financial losses, and hastening an overall decline. At Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd. we pride ourselves on being the best nursing home abuse attorneys in Chicago.  Dedicated to helping victims in these cases, we put a stop to abuse or neglect and hold nursing homes responsible for their actions.

Signs that your loved one may be suffering from nursing home abuse include:

  • Depressed mood and withdrawal from social activities;
  • Increasingly fearful and anxious state of mind;
  • The presence of unexplained bruises and bedsores;
  • Infections and untreated medical conditions;
  • Missing property and overdrawn bank accounts.

Contact the Best Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

Protecting the vulnerable is our highest calling. When loved ones are the victims of nursing home abuse, we gladly fight for them to obtain compensation for the injuries and losses they suffered. With more than 40 years of experience, Saks, Robinson & Rittenberg, Ltd. helps nursing home residents and their families get the justice they deserve. Contact our best nursing home abuse attorneys in Chicago today and request a free consultation to see how we can help you.

If you have been injured in a personal injury or work-related accident, do not hesitate to contact our office at (312) 332-5400

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