Over 20,000 Aurora citizens are senior citizens, some of whom reside in nursing homes. Others have moved from Aurora to nursing homes elsewhere in Greater Chicago. When it becomes impossible to care for your loved one at home, it can become necessary to entrust their care to strangers. Sometimes, unfortunately, this opens to door to nursing home abuse. Please contact our knowledgeable Aurora Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys to discuss your concerns. We are here to assist you and answer your questions.
At Malman Law, we find few acts more despicable than the abuse or neglect of the elderly. When this abuse occurs in a for-profit institution that cares for its own economic interests more diligently than it cares for its residents, it can’t help but anger us. Well-controlled anger, however, can be an empowering emotion, and we can use it to help you fight for justice. To effectively pursue a nursing home abuse claim, you need:
Our experienced Aurora nursing home abuse attorneys possess all of these attributes, and stand ready and able to put these skills to work for you.
Aurora‘s population of about 200,000 makes it the second-largest city in Illinois, trailing only Chicago. Encompassing parts of both Kane County and DuPage County, Aurora is a river town. Whether you live on the West Side, the East Side or the Far East Side, you’re never far from the Fox River in Aurora.
We have been practicing personal injury law for nearly a quarter of a century now – and that is our only area of practice. The results of this laser focus have been remarkable:
“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!” – Cheryl Wagemann
Our lawyers are experienced in handling just about any type of personal injury claim, including:
Some of the most common signs of nursing home abuse are:
Of course, the presence of any of these symptoms does not automatically imply nursing home abuse. However, you’d be wise to treat them as red flags that call for further investigation.
Yes – in fact, federal law guarantees nursing home residents the right to change institutions. Of course, if your loved one is not mentally competent enough to make this decision, close family members should make the decision instead.
The general rule is that a nursing home may not restrict visitors. However, there are two exceptions.
And a legal guardian may make visitation decisions on behalf of the resident.
Yes. You may pursue a claim under Illinois wrongful death law if:
We exist to obtain justice for personal injury victims, including nursing home abuse victims. You needn’t worry about receiving an unaffordable bill for legal services. Our fees are taken as a percentage of your compensation – so it is ultimately the defendant who pays our fees, not you. And if you receive nothing, you will owe us nothing.
2 years ago I was involved in a trucking accident involving a 14-wheeler truck that nearly disabled me for life. Steve fought to make sure that I received the most possible compensation for my injuries. I was about to take the insurance company’s lowball offer, but decided to call Steve first – it was the best decision I’ve made yet
NOAH TAFFELPersonal Injury Victim