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That is a real problem when you consider that over 100,000 people reside in nursing homes in Illinois. It is an immediate and personal problem when you suspect that your loved one is being abused in a nursing home. If this is happening, however, there are ways that you can fight back, stop the abuse, and secure just compensation for your loved one. Contacting our North Chicago nursing home abuse lawyers and discussing the situation is a smart first step.
At Malman Law, we have been practicing exclusively in the area of personal injury law for the past 23 years. That means that we have served over 20,000 personal injury victims, including a great many nursing home abuse victims. Don’t try to handle your claim on your own, and don’t trust justice to a lawyer who only dabbles in personal injury law. Call the professionals instead. Call our North Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers at Malman Law today.
Although we can make no guarantees that your claim won’t go to trial – we rely on our track record to show that about 95 percent of our clients’ claims are resolved at the settlement table, not in a courtroom. And because we have such a successful track record of winning at trial, most nursing homes don’t want to go to trial against anyone represented by Malman Law. Let our North Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers do the negotiating for you.
Steve and Kelly were great! The entire process moved much faster than we thought it would. We received a nice size settlement. I would highly recommend Malman Law! – Susan January 16, 2015
North Chicago is ground zero for some of the most prestigious medical institutions in the United States, including the Chicago Medical School and the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. The quality of its nursing homes, and the nursing homes of surrounding Lake County, however, is less clear. Unfortunately, about 30 percent of U.S. nursing homes have been cited for serious nursing home abuse at some point.
Below is a partial list of the kinds of personal injury claims we handle.
The most common grounds for nursing home abuse claims are:
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), a state agency, is charged with this duty. The IDPH:
Yes, if the accident can be traced to misconduct by a nursing home employee. Misconduct can include both an action and/or a failure to act (failure to clean up a spill or properly maintain a wheelchair, for example).
Yes. Under Illinois law, employers are responsible for the consequences of the on-duty wrongful behavior of their employees. Although you will also have a claim against the staff member, employees typically lack the financial resources to pay significant compensation.
You will have a claim if the incident can be traced to staff negligence (which is likely under most circumstances). You might claim that the nursing home was understaffed, for example, or that the facility failed to provide adequate security.
At Malman Law, we have a proud history – we have won compensation for about 95 percent of our clients. With that kind of record, we can afford to offer you our Zero Fee Guarantee – if our North Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys don’t win, you won’t be charged a dime for our services. In any case, your legal bill won’t come due until your compensation arrives.
They area very helpful and when it come to getting things done with your case I had the pleasureof working with Jason Kellerman he was awesome I highly recommend them.
- Britany Weaver
I’m very pleased to recommend Malman Law to my friends and relatives! I have to mention how efficient and professional in dealing with my case has been with everyone that I’ve been in contact with at Malman Law. Mrs. Sabo is outstanding as well as her secretary and assistant in responding quickly to any of my questions or concerns. This firm has gone above and beyond to keep me updated and get answers to my questions at any time, weekends included! Malman Law rules in my opinion!
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I’ve been knowing about this Law firm for many years through friends, referrals & advertisements , never I thought I would need their services , because I believed things & situations don’t happen to me like this , long story short I was in situation that I needed help & advice!!! The right direction , I connected with the Firm & a very patient , understanding professional woman by the name of Margie assisted me in what I needed 🙂 Thank you I will refer as I was as referred as well This firm really does care !
- Elvira G.
I was rear-ended by a semi-truck on my way to work. I was transported to the hospital and my car was totaled. In the aftermath, Dan Petrich and Anna Schmidt from Malman Law helped me get set up with physical therapy and negotiated with the insurance companies to make sure the resulting settlement would cover my medical bills and a rental car until I could get a new car. I would highly recommend their services.
would do everything they could for me.
- Tony S.
I contacted Malman Law go my work injury. So professional from my first phone call. Mr. Malman’s investigator, Dan, came right out to our home. Everything was explained in detail so I know what to expect during this process. I certainly recommend anyone ever in need of a personal injury lawyer to call Malman Law. Truly the best!! Thanks everyone!
- Devin Jones
Attorney Greg Lamorena was my lawyer when I slipped and fell. He kept me updated throughout the case and was always available to talk when I had questions. He is a great lawyer and could not be happier about my settlement!
- Annie Ong
Alexis was the attorney on my case! She kept me in the loop about everything with my case. If I had any concerns I was able to contact her and she’ll answer my questions right away. If your interested in working with Malman Law I would highly recommend Alexis she was GREAT. I would highly recommend Malman Law if you’re ever in need!
- Eugenia Cathery
They are so efficient and professional.Always available to help.Attoney Boyer was great and very good with my case.I really appreciate mailman law firm. I gave them 5 star because there is nothing higher.
- Omolewa Snyder
I have had an amazing experiences with Malman law so far. From the start Dan was super easy to work with, got me the medical attention I needed and fast. Couldn’t ask for better communication. Neil Kilcoyne has been nothing but the best I could not recommend a better attorney. Malman Law is a 10 out of 10 law firm.
- Trevor Harris
Hi I just want to acknowledge Jay McCarron, Kelly & the Firm at Malman Law for representing me as they continue to work on my case. Thanks for keeping me updated & responding quickly to any of my questions or concerns. I would Highly recommend you and your firm to friends & family. E. P.
- Ernest Pitts
Alexis was the attorney on my case and she was GREAT. She made sure I was updated on everything about my case. I would highly recommend Malman Law if you’re ever in need.
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I had the best experience with Jason and Jay attorneys from Malman Law they really went all the way to settle my case I’m telling you there just the best!! Recommend 100%!
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Adam Meadow acted as the attorney for a family member who was in a car accident. He was highly personable and actively listened to our issues throughout the litigation process. He was able to get us a settlement for the repairations of the accident. We would recommend their services!
- Greg Gustafson
Excellent customer service and great experience. Malman law handled the whole process and it was very smooth. The settlement was a great success. I would choose malman law again in the future.
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Helped me out of a big jam when my auto was hit twice when and the other drivers had no insurance. Adam Meadow is the only Lawyer I will call for helping me an my daughter.
- Devri Lott
I cannot give enough praise to the team at Malman Law, for helping with my case . My children were involved in a auto collision and the attorney Adam along with his paralegal Michelle worked diligently until the matter was resolved and my entire family was happy. I would definitely recommend Malman Law for anybody going through legal troubles.
- Adrian Lopez
A close friend recommended me to Malman Law. I currently have a case with them due to a car accident I had and ever since the accident they have been taking care of everything for me without me having to worry about anything. They took care of the medical bills & helped me get physical therapy right away. I highly recommend them.
- Vanessa Leon
Bella Feinstein, Jason Kellerman, and Terry Davey, have been instrumental in helping me though many difficult situations. Not only did they work to get my mom a settlement, they have continued to help me through the legal process of relocating my mom to a different state. I’m very grateful for their hard work and good advice.
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- Jeff Walker
Mr. Kellerman of Malman Law shows compassion for his clients. Returns calls and emails promptly, takes time to listens to his clients and gather facts accordingly.
- Steve Acosta
Everyone at Malman Law made me feel welcomed and heard. My lawyer, Adam Meadow, as well as staff kept me up to date and were more than happy to do so! I would highly recommend their services. Also- a plus is many employees are fluent in Spanish. My experience was easy and worthwhile.
- Adrianna Gomez
Dan Petrich was the best man for my case of falling through my porch of a apartment I rented. He made sure I got what I deserved not only $ wise but medical wise and that my hospital bills and Dr bills were left at a $0 balance before closing my case. I was definitely happy and glad I choose him. Thank you. 5 stars
- Jose Cruz
Steve Malman helped me with my auto case. He quickly responded and answered any and all the questions I had. My case was a success as well as 2 other family members I recommended to him won their cases as well. Definitely a 5 star!
- Meagan Cruz