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We at Steven J. Malman & Associates have been in the law business for almost 20 years, and as personal injury lawyers, we’ve helped individuals through the most unfortunate of circumstances. But nursing home neglect suits remain some of the most despicable issues we handle. Nursing homes are supposed to provide compassionate care for people who are no longer able to take care of themselves. They are supposed to be safe places where seniors receive loving care and attention.
It is a sad state of affairs, but in many cases, abuse, neglect, and other forms of exploitation are often found in America’s elder care facilities. The good news is that you don’t have to put up with it! If you or a relative has experienced abuse, neglect or mistreatment in a Chicago nursing home, our nursing home abuse attorneys at Steven J. Malman & Associates can help you get justice.
The Illinois Nursing Home Care Act grants nursing home residents extensive rights. Proving medical malpractice incident is NOT necessary. The only thing a resident must prove is that the facility did not provide appropriate treatment or that the treatment provided was unreasonable or unsafe.