Can you sue a nursing home for neglect?

The short answer is “yes.” And in Illinois, you may want to give it serious consideration if a loved one has had an unexplained injury. Here’s why…

Nursing homes are not all created equal and those in Illinois are unfortunately some of the worst. Illinois is typically ranked 41/50 when it comes to quality of care (according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services). That means they consistently fail health inspections, they are understaffed, and they don’t maintain a high quality standard of care. 

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When do I need a medical malpractice lawyer in Chicago Illinois?

When you or a loved one are in need of medical care, you expect and you deserve a standard of excellence. Your health, and sometimes your life, depend on it. When that expectation is not met and when injury or death occur, it is devastating. More notably, it may be a case of medical malpractice and you or your loved one may be entitled to monetary compensation for injury or death. 

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