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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