If you take a look at the recent headlines in Chicago, one thing becomes clear: Sex abuse and assault are absolutely rampant in this city from schools to massage parlors and foster homes, it seems that a wide range of people are being subjected to traumatic, life-changing assaults and abuses that ... [Continue Reading]
St. Ignatius Parents Sue Drunk Truck Driver in Illinois
When we send our children off to school in the morning, we assume that they will be safe. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. This is a lesson that parents of St. Ignatius students learned the hard way when a school bus was struck by a drunk driver, causing the vehicle to roll with children ... [Continue Reading]
What Happens if YOU Get Sued by a Nursing Home?
When most people hear about nursing home lawsuits, they assume that the nursing home is being sued. But the roles may be reversed in many situations. Believe it or not, nursing homes are suing their own residents and the family members of seniors. This may occur for a number of reasons, and it goes ... [Continue Reading]
Types of Negligence in a Chicago Semi-Truck Accident
Negligent truckers and trucking companies can cause injuries in a number of different ways. If you’ve been injured in a Chicago semi-truck accident, the type of negligence may seem somewhat irrelevant. After all, you need to focus on the healing process as best as possible while dealing with missed ... [Continue Reading]
Can You Sue a Hospital for Failure to Diagnose a Medical Condition?
CHICAGO, IL - A hospital stay can be stressful financially and worry whether you'll receive the proper treatment. Unfortunately, 21% of American patients report errors in their medical treatment. According to a Johns Hopkins study, medical errors account for the third leading cause of death in the ... [Continue Reading]
U.S. Nursing Home Staffing Crisis Continues
CHICAGO, IL - Nursing homes across the United States have faced the crisis of being severely understaffed, forcing many to close. A recent survey by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) shows 60% of nursing homes are experiencing worse staffing situations since the beginning of the year; ... [Continue Reading]
How Does a Nursing Home Lawsuit Work?
When concerned family members learn that their senior is being abused at a nursing home, their first reactions are usually frustration, anger, and sorrow. When these initial reactions fade, family members instead start to think about how to take action. The obvious choice is to sue the nursing home ... [Continue Reading]
Can You Sue for Verbal Abuse at a Chicago Nursing Home?
There are many types of nursing home abuse, including financial abuse, neglect, physical abuse, and much more. But what about verbal abuse? Although this might not seem as serious as other acts of misconduct, it can be detrimental for innocent patients who are just trying to live out their lives. ... [Continue Reading]