Nursing Home Abuse Injury Advice

Injuries and Deaths from Preventable Falls at Nursing Homes

Slip and falls are very common in nursing homes. Therefore, a well-run nursing home should be able to provide and maintain proper care to all of its residents, especially those that suffer from physical disabilities or cognitive impairments. While there are laws in place to have handrails and assistive devices like wheelchairs and walkers available to those living in nursing homes, the lack of staff and supervision has made injuries more prevalent and serious. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are one of the leading causes of injury and death in nursing home facilities across the country.
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Illinois Attorney General Begins Investigation Into Chicago Nursing Facility, Alden Village North

Alden Village North, a Chicago nursing facility investigated by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and state regulators. Learn more from the elder abuse lawyers at Lipkin & Apter.
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IL State Closes Chicago Nursing Home Amid Allegations of Elderly Abuse, Violence

The state of Illinois closed Chicago nursing home Somerset Place due to allegations of physical violence, sexual violence, and drug crimes. Learn more today!
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Nursing Home Patient Rights

What You Need to Know If You Are Considering a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

Residents of Illinois nursing homes have important rights and protections regarding their care and treatment, which are described in the

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